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By Wayne Chamberlin
Montana Conservation Elders 

Guest Editorial: 50 years of Scapegoat Wilderness

 

Last updated 9/7/2022 at 1:09pm

Courtesy Garland Family

Cecil Garland in the Lincoln Back Country on the 1960s.

There is a special event happening in Lincoln Montana Sept. 16 and 17.

At Hooper Park there will be joyous celebration of the 50th anniversary of the federal legislation designating the Scapegoat Wilderness.

Wilderness is the highest form of public lands protection, this being established by The Wilderness Act of 1964. When that law was signed by Democratic President Lyndon Johnson, Montana im...



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