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Threats to wildlife drive TRCP objection to Montana state leases

Updated: November 6, 2008, 12:43 PM ET
Courtesy of Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

WASHINGTON — Concerns about important wildlife habitat and valuable hunting opportunities compelled the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership to formally object to components of the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation's December 9 lease sale, the sportsmen's group announced today. The TRCP "request for withdrawal" totals more than 9,500 acres of state public lands in two counties and encompasses important seasonal habitat, winter range and migration corridors for ...

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