These businesses and organizations have endorsed the efforts and collaborative process of the Kootenai Forest Stakeholders Coalition.
We believe that the brightest days for northwest Montana are ahead of us.
Testimonals from your neighbors
The map of northwestern Montana is surrounded by the green of public forests that I cherish for all they symbolize. Opening a business in Libby has inspired life-altering decisions and being surrounded by people.
The KNF is so many things to so many people – the source of our livelihoods, the place we recreate, where we harvest food – that deciding what its future should look like is complicated and sometimes contentious.
Those around the table connect with the Kootenai National Forest in many ways. It is where we work, raise our families, create memories, build friendships, share experiences .
Northwestern Montana is a paradise when it comes to recreation — snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, wood cutting, berry picking, hiking, and just breathing the fresh air.
We know that working together for wilderness, timber, and recreation is possible with 2.2 million acres of local public lands.