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Sustaining the New West – Agenda

SUSTAINING THE NEW WEST: CONSERVATION CHALLENGES - CONSERVATION OPPORTUNITIES November 29, 2017 Emerson Cultural Center, Bozeman, MT 8:30 Welcome – Dennis Glick, Future West 8:45 Defining “The New West” – Todd Wilkinson, Mountain Journal 9:00 Key Note – Managing Growth in the New West – Ralph Becker, Former Mayor of Salt Lake City 9:30 Setting [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Reducing wildlife-vehicle accidents should be state priority

Future West has taken a leading role in Montanans for Safe Wildlife Passage, a coalition of organizations working to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions in the state. Each year, wildlife-vehicle collisions cause human death and injuries, millions of dollars in property damages, and take an awful toll on wildlife. There are, however, proven solutions – wildlife underpasses, [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|Blog, Concepts, Landscapes|0 Comments

The Elephant Greater Yellowstone’s Room

Have you seen the most recent issue of National Geographic Magazine?  In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the creation of the National Park Service, Nat Geo published an unprecedented single topic issue titled “Yellowstone.”  Even more significant, it isn’t just about Yellowstone National Park, it’s about the entire ecosystem that surrounds and sustains it [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|Blog, Commercial, Landscapes, Residential, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is the Process more important than the Product?

When one thinks of conservation, what often comes to mind are efforts to protect an individual species, “Save the fill in the blank!”  When one thinks of improving a community, what often comes to mind is a site-specific project; “Build a fill in the blank!” In the 1990s, I was involved in an effort to [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|Blog, Commercial, Concepts|0 Comments