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Ospreys All Bailed Up

8/15/2012 // By Sterling Miller

Carelessly discarded string may seem innocent enough, but twine can be death to osprey. An osprey’s keen eyes can spot a piece of twine from high up and then swoop down to haul it back to their nests for nesting […] Read more >

Mission Mountain Range Flathead Indian Reservation

Happy Birthday Mission Mountains Tribal Wilderness!

6/15/2012 // By Alexis Bonogofsky

    First tribally designated wilderness in the country is 30 years old! You talk to any Montanan about the most beautiful, breathtaking view in the state, and most would put the Mission Mountains in the top 10. It is […] Read more >

Otter Creek

Montana economic report pushes Big Coal’s agenda; ignores environmental, social and taxpayer costs

6/14/2012 // By Alexis Bonogofsky

Yesterday, the University of Montana’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) released a study of the potential economic impacts of developing the Otter Creek coal mine in southeastern Montana entitled, “The Impact of Otter Creek Coal Development on the Montana Economy.” […] Read more >

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Protecting the cultural and historic values of the Powder River Basin

6/12/2012 // By Alexis Bonogofsky

  Yesterday, in the beautiful Rosebud valley in southeastern Montana, hundreds gathered to celebrate and honor an important and sacred place, Deer Medicine Rocks, as a National Historic Landmark. Northern Cheyenne, Oglala Lakota, ranchers, historians, and others came to this […] Read more >

Grizzly bear

Montana Mine Could be Death Sentence for Grizzlies

5/25/2012 // By Robyn Carmichael

The Cabinet Mountains Wilderness in northwest Montana is one of the wildest places on earth, and the only protected land in the 2.3 million acre Kootenai National Forest. Here, one of North America’s most endangered grizzly bear populationsmoves across a […] Read more >

Photo of the Day: Going-to-the-Sun Road

5/14/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

A view of Montana’s landscape along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park Photo by Flickr member chaines9 See more of chaines9′s photos on Flickr >> Your Photo Could Be Here We want one of your nature photos to be the […] Read more >

Mountain lion in Montana

Photo of the Day: Mountain Lion

4/29/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Mountain lions, more commonly knows as cougars, have been an inspiration at NWF for quite some time. Watch one of our staffers recount their run in with a mountain lion, then adopt its critically endangered Florida panther cousin through NWF’s symbolic wildlife adoption program. […] Read more >

View from Devil Canyon Overlook in Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Montana and Wyoming

Photo of the Day: Bighorn Canyon

4/19/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Photography Tips Professional photographer Rob Sheppard offers 7 tips for taking better nature photos. This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more photos or sign up for the 42nd […] Read more >

Wildflowers in Glacier National Park, Montana

Photo of the Day: Wildflowers in Glacier National Park

4/2/2012 // By Rachel Stemen

Explore the Outdoors! Enter a city, state or zip code to search for parks, campgrounds, and other wild places with NatureFind. This Photo of the Day was donated by a participant in the annual National Wildlife Photo Contest. See more […] Read more >

Bison released at Fort Peck, MT

Amazing Photos and Video of the Return of Wild Bison to Tribal Lands

3/26/2012 // By Garrit Voggesser

More than a century after they disappeared, wild bison once again roam Montana’s Northern Great Plains. On March 19, 2012, more than 60 bison were loaded onto trucks near Yellowstone National Park and driven to Montana’s Fort Peck Reservation for […] Read more >