Debo Powers has a nice post up at the NF News site regarding a recent celebration near Choteau of the Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act . . .
On Saturday, May 23, there was a celebration near Choteau for Congressional passage of the Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act.
In the afternoon, about 50 people gathered at the trailhead for Headquarters Pass into the Bob Marshall Wilderness to place a new sign designating the new boundary. Among other things, the Heritage Act created new wilderness areas that have been added to the Bob Marshall Wilderness complex. This is a significant achievement since it is the first addition to Montana wilderness in 31 years. After the sign was raised, Gloria Flora, former Forest Supervisor on the Lewis and Clark Forest, spoke about the importance of protecting wilderness for future generations. Her profound words moved the crowd with her assertion that “the Forest Service stands for the unborn……..of every species.”