By Andi Bourne

New Proposal Submitted for Wilderness Designation and Recreation Opportunities in Blackfoot Clearwater


Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Addrien Marx addressing attendees at the Evening for the Blackfoot-Clearwater held at the Double Arrow Lodge Dec. 2.

SEELEY LAKE - The Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Project (BCSP) Steering Committee recently updated their 2008 proposal addressing restoration and protection of the region's forests in a manner that promotes recreation opportunities, conservation interests and the local economy in the southwestern Crown of the Continent. Last week they submitted their 2015 proposal to Montana Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester and Representative Ryan Zinke in hopes of gaining their support.

In 2005, stakeholders, which included snowmobilers, wilderness advocates, outfitters, timber industry representati...

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