11 May '11, 1am

Forest Jobs & Recreation Act Offers could help 700,000 acres of wilderness, providing habitat for elk, bear & moose

Permanently protect as wilderness nearly 700,000 acres of Western Montana’s most spectacular backcountry. This includes some 25 places conservationists have fought hard to preserve for decades. Protect and enhance some of the best wildlife and fisheries habitat in North America, including habitat for elk, sheep, bear, deer and moose. Ensure that traditional activities such as fishing and hunting continue for generations of Montanans to come. Protect the headwaters of some of the most famous rivers in the world and also works to restore front country fisheries. Guarantee access for every outdoor pursuit.

Full article: http://www.nwf.org/News-and-Magazines/Media-Center/News-b...

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