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Scapegoat Wilderness 50th Anniversary Event Highlights New Land Management Proposal

The family-fun celebration is free, open to the public


Last updated 9/7/2022 at 4:45pm

Roger Dey

An aerial view from above Heart Lake in the Scapegoat Wilderness shows Red Mountain and the wilderness boundary. The area in the photo includes a drainage on the south face of Red Mountain that would be added to the Scapegoat Wilderness as well as the Copper Bowls, which would be protected as a winter recreation area if the Lincoln Prosperity Proposal is enacted as federal legislation. (Roger Dey Photo)

The Scapegoat Wilderness, celebrating its half-century anniversary this year, was the first community-led wilderness initiative in the country. Today, 50 years later, the residents of Lincoln, Mont., are once again advocating to conserve its nearby public lands, including an expansion of the Scapegoat's southern boundary. 

Lincoln is as reliant on its public lands now as it was five decades ag...

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