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RIVER NOTES
Montanans for Healthy Rivers newsletter

March 2019 Vol.6 No.1
Photo: Labyrinth Canyon, UT - Wild and Scenic since March 2019 © Mike Fiebig
Free -Flowing & Clean

On March 12, the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act was signed into law following a stunningly bipartisan Senate vote of 92 to 8 and House vote of 363 to 62. The bipartisan legislation contains more than 120 public lands, natural resources, conservation, and water management bills. In Montana, that includes permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund and passage of the Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act.

Across the country, the bill includes over 620 miles of new Wild & Scenic Rivers in seven states. This legislation proves the time is now for new Wild and Scenic bills. 

While we celebrate this national conservation achievement, let’s set our goals on what is next for Montana’s river legacy. Ask Montana's U.S. delegation to introduce the Montana Headwaters Security Act – draft legislation to protect Montana’s iconic streams on public lands as Wild & Scenic!

Call Montana's U.S. Delegation Today
Senator Jon Tester (202) 224-2644, Senator Steve Daines (202) 224-2651
 Representative Greg Gianforte (202) 225-3211 
Email Montana's U.S. Delegation
If phone calls aren't your fancy, we've made it easy to write a quick email to all three members of Montana's U.S. delegation. It takes less than 60 seconds to personalize and send. Click here and help us introduce the Montana Headwaters Security Act in the U.S. Congress.
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"A river cuts through rock not because of its power but because of its persistence.”  
― Jim Watkins
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