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By Citizens for Balanced Use
Bozeman, Mont. 

Senator Tester Seeks More Wilderness in Montana


Amidst continued news coverage of the debate on public lands, Montana’s lone Democrat in Congress, Senator Jon Tester, has announced a bill to create two new Recreation Management Areas totaling almost 6,000 acres.

Within the two new Otatsy and Spread Mountain Recreation Management Areas, timber harvest, permanent roads and mining are prohibited and motorized access is limited. The areas which remain open for snowmobiling are not areas of desired snowmobile use because of their low altitude and limited snowfall.

Motorized recreationalists have watched hundreds of thousands of acres and th...

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