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Students from Browning High School learn about the impacts of oil drilling

Victory for the Badger-Two Medicine

September 10, 2023

Historic settlement agreement retires last oil and gas lease, ending 40-year fight East Glacier Park – Mission accomplished! Today, for the first time in four decades, the specter of oil […]

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Food Security and Climate Change: A Conversation with Danielle Antelope

August 17, 2023

Like many communities across the United States, the Blackfeet reservation community suffers from widespread food insecurity and lack of access to nutritional resources. Danielle Antelope, Executive Director of FAST Blackfeet, […]

Protecting Native Plant Communities – A Conversation with Dawn LaFleur

July 7, 2023

Native plant communities are the foundation of healthy, functioning ecosystems. They stabilize soils, improve water quality and provide food and shelter for wildlife. Unfortunately, many native plants are struggling due […]

A young bison and mother grazing in a green meadow

A Bold Step: Bison Return!

June 30, 2023

By Peter Metcalf, Executive Director The air was electric with anticipation as about 100 people waited near Chief Mountain on the Blackfeet Reservation for a moment years, if not decades, […]

A group of volunteers pose with herbicide sprayers before a noxious weed event

Fighting Invasive Plants and Noxious Weeds

June 29, 2023

The Badger-Two Medicine and surrounding lands of Glacier National Park and the Blackfeet Reservation are home to a dazzling diversity of native plants, nearly 1100 different species according to one […]

A Conversation with Dr. Cecily Costello on Grizzly Bears and Climate Change

June 14, 2023

Climate change has already altered grizzly bears’ food availability, denning behavior, and movements. Climate-related impacts have contributed to increased conflicts with people and cast a shadow over sustained grizzly bear […]

Headshot of Tyrel Fenner, Hydrologist for Blackfeet Nation

A Conversation with Tyrel Fenner, Hydrologist for Blackfeet Nation

May 16, 2023

In the next installment of this year’s Two Medicine Voices Speaker Series on climate change, Blackfeet hydrologist Tyrel Fenner will discuss climate-related impacts on water resources and tribal-led efforts to […]

Blackfeet Nation Climate Change Coordinator Kicks-Off Annual Speaker Series

April 24, 2023

Our annual Two Medicine Voices Speaker Series is back! This year’s presenters will discuss various effects of climate change on the ecology and human communities in the Crown of the […]

A sow grizzly bear with two young walk through a forest in Western Montana

Stop Montana’s Efforts to Kill More Grizzly Bears: Oppose SB 295

March 21, 2023

Prevent the Delisting of Grizzly Bears The bill directs Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) to adopt mortality thresholds for grizzly bears, including bears killed due to conflicts with livestock, […]

A lone grizzly bears walks through a golden field

Allow Grizzly Bears to Roam: Oppose SB 85

March 20, 2023

Prevent the Delisting of Grizzly Bears This bill seeks to improve the likelihood the US Fish and Wildlife Service will recommend that grizzly bears in Montana be delisted from the […]

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