Affecting Conservation Through Policy Change
Montana Audubon is a respected and influential voice on complex natural resource issues across the state, with a proven ability to work with diverse stakeholders to solve tough problems. Public policy is an important element of our conservation work. We safeguard Montana’s natural heritage by influencing decision makers to protect our state’s healthy environment and rich biodiversity.
Since 1981, we’ve lobbied at the Montana Legislature to protect birds and other wildlife.
Click here for current issues in conservation policy affecting Montana and beyond.
We strongly support renewable energy development in Montana and are on the forefront of making sure it’s done properly.
Wetlands and riparian areas are the most biologically rich habitats in Montana, but only account for a tiny percentage of the land area in the state.
Sagebrush lands across the West have been lost, degraded, and fragmented, placing many native species and ecological communities at risk.
Montana has some of the most extensive and intact native grasslands on the continent; these rich landscapes face unique conservation challenges.
Birds species are often highly susceptible to the effects of climate change.