The federal government must reevaluate the environmental impacts of coal mining on federal lands before it can issue any new leases, a judge ruled Friday.
Recently, the Bureau of Land Management gave final approval to American Prairie to alter grazing plans on federal lands to accommodate bison, reigniting a long simmering feud.
The Matt Staff Road fire 12 miles east of Helena grew slightly to 1,587 acres Saturday with 38% containment, authorities said, noting they hoped to make “significant progress” throughout the day thanks to a break in the weather.
Anchor Ranch, purchased by Wilks Ranch Montana Ltd. in 2012, has been offered for sale for $33.96 million.
A federal agency has once again failed to consider possible damage to the environment caused by mining coal when setting land management policies.
The Bureau of Land Management on Thursday issued its final decision approving American Prairie’s request to graze domesticated bison on 63,500 acres of public land in Phillips County.
A man suspected of starting two fires in remote southwest Oregon was arrested, after reportedly being tied to a tree by three people until police arrived.
At the end of October when the Johnsrud-McNamara Road along the lower Blackfoot River reopens after paving, some people are concerned about increased use and higher speeds on the route.
Firefighters estimated the Wall fire, burning southwest of Birney, at 3,600 acres as of Friday morning. The Bureau of Land Management is coordinating with agencies in the surrounding counties to run the fire north into the Tongue River, BLM Public Affairs Specialist Mark Jacobsen said.
BLM Director Tracy Stone-Manning selected Sonya Germann for the role.
It's still possible to find solitude in Montana if you trek to areas less traveled. Now is a great time, before wildflowers wilt in the heat of summer.
Post-sale data for the June 30 event shows 865 federal acres in Montana fetching a combined $67,913. The data is presented by EnergyNet.
Almost 104,000 acres spread across three designated wilderness study areas would be removed from protected status under a bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Thursday by Montana Sen. Steve Daines.
Deadly white-nose syndrome is suspected of causing a 98% reduction in bat numbers in a cave near Zortman used for winter hibernation. Half of the remaining 40 bats showed visible fungal growth associated with white-nose syndrome.
Access to 8.3 million acres of public land in 11 western states is in limbo due to questions over the legality of crossing from one corner of public land to another, known as corner crossing.
An archaeological dig at historic Fort Benton is revealing artifacts, like an old canonball, while making way for the fort to be rebuilt.
A dinosaur hunter's Montana fossil find recently sold at auction for $12.4 million. That's just one of 22 fossils he's unearthed on one rancher's property.
Spring is a great time to visit the Fort Benton area in north-central Montana as the grassy hills green up and the trees leaf out.
The Bureau of Land Management has opened a new internet-based portal to allow the public to more easily and efficiently nominate public lands currently inaccessible that could provide valuable opportunities for hunting, fishing and other recreational activities.
An "unknown yet highly contagious and sometimes fatal disease" has plagued a federal wild horse holding facility in Colorado, killing 85 horses.
For the first time in more than a year, the Bureau of Land Management will hold an oil and gas lease sale in Montana this June, with 10 parcels nominated in the far eastern part of the state.
The federal government will include one-third fewer Wyoming tracts than anticipated in the first oil and gas lease sale of the Biden presidency.
Conservation groups are threatening to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over delays in deciding whether to protect the thick-leaf bladderpod near the Pryor Mountains.