Seen Around Town

As we finally get some good weather and get out into nature, are you aware of this new requirement? Last year's Montana Legislative Session saw many bills signed by Governor Gianforte. One bill was House Bill #521.

Beginning July of 2023, everyone and anyone who recreates on state lands will be required to purchase a Montana Conservation License to access many sites previously open with few restrictions to the public. That includes people launching a boat, enjoying a hike, bird watching, swimming or simply having a family picnic.

The new policy is an effort to ensure the cost of maintaining st...


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