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Public Lands

Jon knows that outdoor recreation is more than a hobby in Montana—it's a way of life.

It's also one of Montana's biggest and fastest growing industries. In fact, hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping generate more than $7 billion and sustain 71,000 jobs across the state each year.

That's why Jon is fighting to keep public lands in public hands. Recently, there have been attempts, at both the local and national levels, to transfer public lands to individual states that can't afford to manage them, which leads to states selling off those lands to the highest bidder. Jon believes this will cut off access for thousands of Montanans to their favorite hunting, hiking or fishing spots.

Jon has introduced the Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act, a made-in-Montana bill that will protect thousands of acres of public land, ensure future generations can access outdoor recreational opportunities, and strengthen Montana's outdoor economy. He has also pushed Congress to permanently reauthorize and fully-fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which helps increase public access to public lands.

Jon is also working hard to protect iconic landscapes for future generations, including introducing the Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act to protect the doorstep of the nation's first National Park from industrial mining. He successfully passed the bipartisan Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act and the North Fork Protection Act, which ensure these treasured places can be enjoyed for future generations.

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Office Contact Information

Senator Tester's Montana staff serves the state from offices in Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, and Missoula. Please bring your concerns with federal agencies, academy nominations, and other situations to one of these Montana offices.


Judge Jameson Federal Building
2900 4th Ave N, Suite 201
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 252-0550
Fax: (406) 252-7768


Avant Courier Building
1 E Main Street, Suite 202
Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone: (406) 586-4450
Fax: (406) 586-7647


Silver Bow Center
125 W Granite, Suite 200
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: (406) 723-3277
Fax: (406) 782-4717

Great Falls

119 1st Avenue N, Suite 102
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: (406) 452-9585
Fax: (406) 452-9586


Capital One Center
208 N Montana Avenue, Suite 202
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 449-5401
Fax: (406) 449-5462


8 Third Street E
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 257-3360
Fax: (406) 257-3974


130 W Front St.
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: (406) 728-3003
Fax: (406) 728-2193

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