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April 22 is Earth Day

Join us to honor and celebrate our remarkable planet on this extraordinary day. Earth Day is a reminder of the importance of environmental conservation and sustainability, encouraging us to come together and take action for a healthier planet and brighter future.

The robot treats land with controlled burning to limit the spread of future fires

The robotic system, called RX, treats only the land that’s directly beneath it, safely burning the debris in an enclosed chamber and cooling the land as it moves to create a kind of fire break. To eliminate the chance of fire escaping, RX also uses air suction to contain any flames and embers. The technology runs on clean fuel and therefore produces much less smoke than similar methods, which release pollutants from burning petrol.

Chronic wasting disease: Death of 2 hunters in US raises fear of ‘zombie deer’

The recent report of two hunters who developed neurological diseases after eating infected deer meat has scientists concerned that ‘zombie deer disease’ could pass to humans as mad cow disease did.

TED Talks – Want to be more creative? Go for a walk (like Steve Jobs used to do.)

When trying to come up with a new idea, we all have times when we get stuck. But according to research by behavioral and learning scientist Marily Oppezzo, getting up and going for a walk might be all it takes to get your creative juices flowing. In this fun, fast talk, she explains how walking could help you get the most out of your next brainstorm.

Farewell, Park City? Sundance Film Festival may be coming to your town. – (City Name Here), Montana would be perfect.

The festival, which has taken place in Park City, Utah, since 1981, may be moving

Program Brings Together Three Generations to Discuss Aging

The rural health program is designed to help participants on both ends of the age spectrum. The goal is to challenge assumptions people have against aging and bridge generational divides in rural communities.

Montana ‘worst’ for drunk driving fatalities

Montana is No. 1 in the nation for drunk driving fatalities, according to a new ranking by Forbes.

Elephant runs loose in Butte after escaping from traveling circus.

By: John Emeigh

Using dating apps in the rural West, a.k.a. ‘the void of a sagebrush sea’

The reality, though, is something different, as my Montana friend Nicole knows. Noting that you first need to cull the felons and those with substance abuse, weight or health issues, Nicole says, “It’s like screaming into the void of a sagebrush sea.”

A Tradition Unlike Any Other… WILD NIGHT Auction and Raffle Preview! Hellgate Hunters & Anglers – 4/27 – Missoula

Wild Night for Wildlife is only two weeks away! We wanted to share a preview of some of our excellent live auction and raffle items: