Proposed Forest Plan strikes the right balance

Proposed Forest Plan strikes the right balance

As part of the Gallatin Forest Partnership (GFP), the Southwest Montana Mountain Bike Association was encouraged to see much of the GFP agreement reflected in the draft decision. While there is much to celebrate in this draft record of decision, a few key points of the GFP agreement were not included. For example, the agreement called for additional recommended wilderness in the Cowboy Heaven area of the northern Madison Range. Additionally, South Cottonwood was left out. The GFP outlined management across the Gallatin Front, where we see more concentrated recreation. 

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