Gov. Gianforte Expands Public Access in Big Snowy Mountains

HELENA, Mont. – As chair of the Montana Land Board, Governor Greg Gianforte today welcomed the state’s purchase of nearly 5,700 acres in the Big Snowy Mountain range, providing Montanans access to over 100,000 total acres of state and federal lands.

“The state has a vested interest in seeing land conserved for wildlife habitat while also keeping ranchers on the landscape for the benefit of our communities,” Governor Gianforte said. “We married those two interests in this agreement, keeping the land available for cattle grazing while opening access for hunters to pristine wildlife habitat in th...

 

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