03.06.18

Gianforte Joins Daines in Introducing Bill to Protect Access to Public Lands

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate in support of Congressman Greg Gianforte’s introduction of a bill previously introduced by Daines, the Protect Public Use of Public Lands Act. The bill protects public access and use of Montana’s public lands by implementing the U.S. Forest Service’s recommendation to release 449,500 acres of Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs) in Montana.

Gianforte WSA

To watch the video click HERE.

To download the video click HERE.

Additional Information

For the full text of the bill, click HERE. 

For Public Use of Public Lands Act FAQ, click HERE. 

For a map of the WSAs included in the bill, click HERE. 

For Q&A about land protections and the collaborative process for new uses, click HERE. 

For Daines’ Medium post about the Protect Public Use of Public Lands Act, click HERE. 

For statements of support, click HERE. 

For letters of support, click HERE.

Local Support for the Protect Public Use of Public Lands Act

 

 

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