Protected Lands

Numerous studies show that protected federal land–such as Wilderness, National Parks, or National Monuments–are important economic assets that attract people and businesses as well as new jobs and income.

Report

Montana’s Economy, Public Lands, and Competitive Advantage

— This report summarizes Montana’s economy analyzing recent growth and what is driving its performance, including a description of how federal lands help attract people, investment, and businesses.

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DataViz

National Parks Economic Impacts

— Explore estimated visits, jobs, and labor income created by visitor spending in National Park Service lands.

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