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Friday, April 21, 2017

Yellowstone Visitors, House Budget


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Badger-Two Medicine Oil Lease, Berkeley Pit and Geese

October 30th, 2015
“Since the Solenex lease (MTM 053323) was issued in 1982, "there have been many policy developments, not only with regard to historic properties of traditional religious and cultural significance to Indian tribes but also in Federal-tribal relations." (ACHP letter, September 21, 2015, p. 3.) As noted by the ACHP, regulations, guidance, and Executive Orders have changed and increased the requirements for agencies evaluating projects. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Forest Service has worked diligently to comply with the new requirements by pursuing oral histories and contracting supporting archeological and ethnographical work, which gradually revealed the unique and special nature of the Badger-Two Medicine TCD.”

Monday, April 17, 2017

Yellowstone Wolf, Boat Inspections

Montana's invasive mussel response swings into gear April 15
“On April 15, Montana’s full response to the invasive mussels begins statewide with more than 30 inspection stations, decontamination stations for boats leaving Tiber and Canyon Ferry Reservoirs and a broad outreach and education effort to help ensure people recreating on Montana’s waterways are practicing clean, drain and dry techniques at all times.”