In just a few minutes, you can do your part to help keep 6.4 million acres of Montana’s national forest backcountry the way we love it — the way it has always been.
(1) Please take a moment to write Gov. Schweitzer:
Gov. Schweitzer wants to hear from Montanans like you — folks who know, use, and love our national forests. Now is the time to be heard. Click here and spend 5 minutes writing a letter to help maintain Montana’s backcountry traditions.
(2) Write a Letter to the Editor in your local newspaper:
People around Montana need to hear why protecting our backcountry areas is a common sense thing to do. Please take a few minutes to write and email a Letter to the Editor to your local newspaper and help protect what makes Montana a great place to live and work. Writing a letter to the Editor has never been easier - all the information is right here and you can send the letter from this website!
(3) Send a letter to your county commissioners:
Your county commissioners are involved in the future of your National Forests. If you want to maintain high quality hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, horse riding, skiing, and snowshoeing – write a quick letter to your commissioners today. Click here to write a letter to your county commissioners.
Contacting your County Commissioners Can Make a Difference! Read the below roadless backcountry recommendations (PDF version) created by some of Montana’s county commissioners: