MT BHA Receives Conservation Award

mt award 2012Montana chapter of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers was recognized for its outstanding efforts protecting habitat and hunting and fishing opportunities in the Treasure State!

Chapter Chairman Greg Munther accepted the award for the most effective conservation group of the past year, given by the Montana Wildlife Federation. In giving the award, federation president Tim Aldrich praised Munther and the chapter's dedication to conservation, in particular pointing out efforts to protect national forest backcountry from motorized traffic and protecting quiet fishing opportunities on the Blackfoot and Clark Fork Rivers.

MWF President Aldrich said, "For a chapter of a National organization, the Montana Chapter of Back Country Hunters and Anglers has left an incredible mark on the hunting, fishing and conservation summary of recent accomplishments. Their entirely volunteer organization has taken on critically important issues, developed cooperative relationships with like-minded organizations and just been amazingly effective."

The Montana Wildlife Federation is the oldest and largest conservation group in Montana, dating back 77 years. Thanks to MWF, Greg and all our members! Help spread the word -- BHA is making a big difference!

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