Montana

Sustainable Ranching Workshop

Southwest Montana Sagebrush Partnership is hosting a workshop sharing ideas to increase the sustainability of ranching, rangelands, open spaces and culture. October 11th: Regenerative Grazing – Morning Session Speaker and…

Private Lands Partners Day 2023

Join us at the Private Lands Partners Day as it celebrates its 15th anniversary at the Blackfoot watershed, known for its intact ecosystem with diverse habitats supporting various species. The…

Red Ants Pants Music Festival

The Red Ants Pants Music Festival is a 100% homegrown, volunteer-driven event based in a community of 900 people to bring good folks together to celebrate rural Montana. Red Ants…

Western Landowners welcome historic USDA working lands investment

BOULDER, Colorado, June 27, 2023 — Today, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced major changes and new investments that recognize and support the vital role that working lands play…

Time to take a closer look at Grassland Conservation Reserve Program as sign-up opens with important changes

Sign-up runs through May 26th, 2023. Denver – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Monday announced the sign-up period for the Grassland Conservation Reserve Program, which will run from…

Old Salt Festival 2023

Proudly sponsored by WLA: Weekend pass purchasers become Supporting Members of WLA, and receive the next two issues of On Land in print! Western Landowners Alliance is excited to announce…

Western landowners applaud USDA and Wyoming for launch of habitat lease partnership around Yellowstone

Cody, Wyoming – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new partnership with the state of Wyoming to conserve habitat for big game migrations on private land surrounding…

Birds Got no Beef with Burger

Opening the pickup door and stepping out onto native grass, the sun begins to rise amidst the sound of the dawn chorus. I listen to the melodic tinkling of a Baird’s sparrow (my favorite song, and also set as my morning phone alarm); the downward whirl of the Sprague’s pipit (my ring tone); the buzz of the Brewer’s sparrows, the joyful couplets of the McCown’s longspur. The chestnut-collared longspurs are chasing each other in play, or fight.

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