Along the Gallatin River, Tester Introduces Montana Headwaters Legacy Act to Protect 336 Miles of Rivers in Southwestern Montana


November 11, 2020

Standing alongside Montana conservation organizations and advocates on the banks of the Gallatin River, U.S. Senator Jon Tester last week introduced his Montana Headwaters Legacy Act, new legislation to protect 336 miles of rivers in the Custer-Gallatin and the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forests-the most significant wild and scenic designation in nearly 45 years.

"[My bill] will ensure that our kids and grandkids can still learn how to cast a line in the Gallatin a few feet behind me, or take their families floating down the Madison on a day much hotter than this one," said Tester. "...

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