Missoula Current

Viewpoint: Analyses shows BLM ducking review of livestock grazing, impacts on wildlife

by Missoula Current | April 1, 2022
Western Watersheds Project and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) each recently released analyses regarding the Bureau of Land Management’s environmental oversight of its livestock grazing program on 155 million acres of western public lands. We compiled the agency ...

Glacier proposal for telecom towers prompts praise, concern

by Missoula Current | June 21, 2021
“Glacier National Park is proposing to expand its telecommunication coverage, but some question the need or intent of doing so. In addition to telecommunication towers, park managers want to install a radio repeater at the Loop on the Going-to-the-Sun Road. But the plan also leaves ...

Employees speak out on Trump’s detrimental reorganization of BLM

by Missoula Current | March 5, 2021
“Bureau of Land Management employees say that after four years of abuse, the agency needs to be rebuilt before it can carry out its mission of sustainable multiple-use. In the meantime, the resource management plans for the Missoula and Lewistown BLM offices also need major changes. ...