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Over the past five years, I’ve devoted a lot of space to the issue I call Montana's Wilderness Drought. With the introduction of Senator' Tester's quasi-wilderness bill, the number of articles and commentaries has continued to grow. For those who might want to go back and read more about this all-important issue, a chronological list, from newest to oldest, follows.

Montana’s Wilderness Drought, a Chronology

Over the past five years, I’ve devoted a lot of space to the issue I call Montana’s Wilderness Drought. With the introduction of Senator’ Tester’s quasi-wilderness bill, the number of articles and commentaries has continued to grow. For those who might want to go back and read more about this all-important issue, a chronological list, from newest to oldest, follows.

Tester’s Bill Causing Major Rift Among Wilderness Advocates, 2-16-10

As Your Senator, Here’s How I’d End the War Over Wilderness 2-11-10

Tester Makes Some Changes to Wilderness Bill, Rejects Others 2-5-10

Forest Jobs Bill, Working Together for Montana 2-1-10

Rehberg on Wilderness: Montanans Want Issue Resolved 1-13-10

Rehberg, What I Learned About Tester’s Wilderness Bill 1-13-10

What Tester’s Outburst Tells Us 12-30-09

Tester’s Forest Bill Should Represent All Interests 12-29-09

Tester’s Forest Jobs and Recreation Bill Gets First Hearing 12-17-09

Why Should I Support Tester’s Wilderness Bill 11-26-09

Roadless Rule Bill: The Timing is Right, so Just Pass It 10-22-09

Tester Forest Bill, Questions and Opportunities, 10-09-09

Mountain Bicyclists Speak Out on Tester’s Wilderness Bill, 9-24-09

Tester Announces Two Open Houses on Jobs and Recreation Act, 9-24-09

Tester’s Wilderness Bill: Q&A with Sun Mountain’s Tony Colter, 9-24-09

Tester’s Wilderness Bill; Q&A with Trout Unlimited’s Tom Reed, 9-23-09

Is Tester’s Bill the Best Bet for New Wilderness? 9-22-09

Secrecy Clouds Credibility of Poll on Tester’s Wilderness Bill, 8-30-09

Teachers for Wilderness, 8-11-09

Debate Rages over Roadless Lands in Tester’s Wilderness Bill, 8-11-09

Montanans Overwhelmingly Support Tester’s Forest Bill, Poll Shows, 8-11-09

Tester’s Jobs Bill Not Serious about Jobs, 8-10-09

The Other Green Group Behind Tester’s Wilderness Bill, 8-6-09

Tester’s Forest Bill: Where Local, State and National Interests Come Together, 8-4-09

Montana Needs the Forest Jobs Bill, 7-25-09

Tester’s Bill Merely Payback to Green Tea Drinkers, 7-24-09

Tester’s Wilderness Bill, the Sweet and the Sour, 7-23-09

What Tester’s Bill Really Does, 7-21-09

Let’s Applaud Senator Tester’s Bill, 7-20-09

Tester Logging Bill Breaks Campaign Promise, Terms of Endorsement Deal, 7-17-09

Tester Announces Forest Jobs and Recreation Act, 7-17-09

Tester, Say No to Quid Pro Quo Wilderness, 7-09-09

Tester Ready to Test Waters on Wilderness Issue, 6-22-09

Hikers, Mountain Bikers and Wilderness, Afterthoughts, 5-21-09

Rehberg Testifies Against Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act, 5-5-09

Smith Testifies For Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act, 5-5-09

House Holds Hearing on Northern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act, 5-21-09

Branding Wilderness Lite, 4-29-09

Hikers, Wilderness Groups Should Re-think Mountain Biking, 4-23-09

Montana Delegation Wise to Avoid Current Beaverhead-Deerlodge Plan, 4-15-09

A Natural Alliance, Finally, 4-2-09

It’s the Wilderness, Stupid, 2-19-09

Pat Williams on Wilderness and Beaverhead-Deerlodge Partnership, 12-13-08

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge Partnership, Right Idea, Wrong Bill, 11-28-08

The Wilderness Drought and How the Green Group Feud Keeps it Alive, 5-1-08

Green Group Feud, Afterthoughts, 3-19-08

Memo to MWA: Return to Our Roots, 3-19-08

Ending the Wilderness Drought, 2-22-08

Green Group Feud Stifles Efforts to Protect Roadless Land, 2-7-08

Are We Ready for Wilderness Lite? 10-11-07

IMBA, Working Together to Protect Wild Lands, 10-9-07

Creating Quiet Trails Doesn’t Need to be Noisy, 9-27-07

Ending the War Over Wilderness, 2-7-07

Wildest Bill on the Hill Coming Soon, 2-7-07

How Much Will We Give Up to Have a New Wilderness? 7-25-06

Green Group Split Hurts Prospects for Wilderness, 5-15-06

Southwest Montana Proposal Causes Nasty Split Among Green Groups, 5-12-06

A Natural Alliance Not Foiled, Yet, 2-9-06

Right Wilderness, Wrong Reason, Questionable Tactic, 2-2-06

Wilderness Act Does Not Ban Mountain Biking, 12-15-05

A Natural Alliance Foiled, 12-15-05

No More Wilderness, Confirmed? 12-8-05

No More Wilderness, Forever? 12-1-05

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