Working together to improve forest management in northwestern Montana.

We believe the brightest days of northwestern Montana are ahead of us

million acres

Kootenai National Forest belongs to ALL of us


It is important for the people of Montana and all of America.

The Kootenai is a forest blessed with resources...

Productive timber lands

Abundant habitat for elk, grizzly bear, native trout and other valued wildlife.

Photo credit: Donald Jones

Cold, clean water that downstream communities depend on.

Special places and open land that make our outdoor way of life possible.

And support jobs and the economy.

We have a vision for the future of the Kootenai

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From your neighbors


Tim Linehan

Linehan Outfitting Co.



Shawna Kelsey

Yaak Valley Forest Council



Kristin Smith

Cabinet Mountain Brewing



Jerry Wandler

Troy Snowmobile Club



Paul McKenzie

F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber

Columbia Falls


Shawn Morgan

Thompson Falls Lumber, Inc.

Thompson Falls


Who We Are

Montanans representing a broad spectrum of viewpoints, sharing a love for the Kootenai National Forest.

What Your Neighbors Say

Testimonials about the magic of the Kootenai from locals who know it best.

Success stories

A place to share timber, recreation and conservation project success stories.

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Have questions about the Kootenai? Let us know!

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Learn more about our work to keep the Kootenai’s future bright.

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