Over 80% of Flathead Beacon readers say they support protection of America’s roadless lands in two polls taken six months apart. The above poll was taken in March 2012 and the one at right was taken in September 2011. Both polls were taken online by the Flathead Beacon relative to articles about the “Wilderness and Roadless Areas Release Act” cosponsored by Montana Representative Denny Rehberg, which would remove administrative protection of public roadless lands from developments like mining, logging and road-building.
Read about our roadless lands protection efforts and the Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act on page 3 of our Holidays 2011 newsletter!
Logging road landslide into Sullivan Creek bull trout habitat!
Keith Hammer photo.