The Montana Native Plant Society Conservation Committee has recently submitted two formal comments on behalf of the Society: 1) on a proposed rule change to the Federal Endangered Species Act by the Department of the Interior: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Regulations for Designating Critical Habitat (Docket No. FWS–HQ–ES–2019–0115; FF09E23000 FXES1111090FEDR 201) Submitted 21 September 2020; 2) on a proposed Shoshone National Forest proposed travel plan change regarding snowmobile use on the Line Creek RNA. Both of these are linked on the Conservation Issues Page.
The survey has ended and results are being evaluated. Watch for reports upcoming.
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The Spring 2020 issue of the Kelseya is now posted. Kelseya v 33-3
The Winter Issue of the Kelseya is now available on the Recent issues page along with a summary of the Spring Issue and links to the spring issue inserts, which include the Society Budget, Election Ballot, and Raffle Fundraiser Form.
Elections for the MNPS Board of Directors Vice-President, Secretary, and Eastern-at-Large Representative are now open. Be sure to mark your chapter when you vote for local credit. Click here to read candidate bios and to vote no later than July 3, 2020.