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Friends of the Missouri Breaks Monument is the 501(c)(3) friends group of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument – where the Wild and Scenic Missouri River flows through nearly half-a-million acres of central Montana prairies and badlands.

The Monument is one of the crown jewels of the National Conservation Lands. The Monument is managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and is public land that belongs to all Americans.

The Friends were established in 2001. We’re the only locally based advocacy group working to protect the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument. The Friends aim to protect and preserve the Monument by:

  • Educating the public
  • Advocating for responsible access and environmentally responsible uses
  • Supporting groups and agencies that protect and restore the Monument

Recent Posts

The Wilderness Institute’s Citizen Science Program Announces Dates!

The Wilderness Institute has announced the dates for the Citizen Science Program! This program offers trips in the Missouri River Breaks BLM Wilderness Study Areas, and they are currently accepting volunteers! These are free backpacking trips that include dinners, transportation, and experienced field leaders. If that sounds like fun, please check out the links below!

The dates will be: 9/9-13, 9/20-9/25, 10/13-10/18

Click on these links to learn more about:
Missouri Breaks Wilderness Study Area trips<http://www.cfc.umt.edu/wi/education/citizen-science/BLM%20Lands.php#blm-lands#missouri>
10 citizen science trips we are offering<
http://www.cfc.umt.edu/wi/education/citizen-science/volunteer.php#volunteer>
And to sign up, please fill out our volunteer form<
http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2087481/Wilderness-Institute-Citizen-Science-Program-Volunteer-Application-Form#survey#survey>.

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