Local Studies

These reports focus on specific local or regional economies and opportunities to advance community and economic development priorities.

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The Value of Montana’s Outdoors

— Montana's outdoors attracts people and talent, creating jobs and a high quality of life. The outdoors is essential to the state's future economic growth.

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Funding Needs for Montana’s Outdoor Heritage

— Funding for Montana’s working lands, wildlife, and outdoor recreation is not keeping pace as population, visitation, and development pressures expand.

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