Edward Barta: Thanks for ensuring MT remains a place to thrive

Edward Barta: Thanks for ensuring MT remains a place to thrive

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PRESS RELEASE: YVCC helps Billings secure $1M for urban forests

PRESS RELEASE: YVCC helps Billings secure $1M for urban forests

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2023 BILLINGS, Mont. - The United States Forest Service today announced that the City of Billings will receive $1 million in federal funds...
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Finding common ground at the Small Town Summit

Finding common ground at the Small Town Summit

Northern Plains joined over 250 other rural organizers and grassroots groups at the first ever Small Town Summit, hosted by United Today, Stronger Tomorrow,...
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Hundreds show solidarity in Billings for the MMIP crisis

Hundreds show solidarity in Billings for the MMIP crisis

On Saturday, April 15, hundreds of people gathered at the Babcock Theater in Billings for the local premiere of Murder in Big Horn, a...
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A good bill to address the MMIP crisis is on the Governor’s desk

A good bill to address the MMIP crisis is on the Governor’s desk

Despite the many challenges we’ve seen this session, we have an important win to celebrate. HB 18, sponsored by Rep. Tyson Running Wolf (D-Browning),...
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Reflecting on the true history of Thanksgiving

Reflecting on the true history of Thanksgiving

For many, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with loved ones, celebrate our connections, and reflect on how much we have to be grateful for. This ritual is a tradition woven deeply into many families and communities. As an organization devoted to community, Northern Plains appreciates how meaningful the Thanksgiving holiday is for many of us. However, we are equally devoted to facing and telling hard truths, and we are deeply committed to ensuring that we do not perpetuate harm.

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PRESS RELEASE: Northern Plains annual meeting explores ag economy, a history of women’s leadership, and protecting rural communities

PRESS RELEASE: Northern Plains annual meeting explores ag economy, a history of women’s leadership, and protecting rural communities

BILLINGS, Mont. - The Northern Plains Resource Council recently held its 51st Annual Meeting in Billings and covered a wide range of topics addressing agriculture, natural...
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Federal court draws new PSC districts

Federal court draws new PSC districts

On March 8th (just a week before the candidate filing deadline), a panel of federal judges drew new boundaries for Montana’s Public Service Commission...
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Congress stalls progress on Savanna’s Act

Congress stalls progress on Savanna’s Act

We must push Congress to address systemic violence to Native communities In October 2020, Congress passed – and President Trump signed – Savanna’s Act...
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Introducing the newest Northern Plains affiliate

Introducing the newest Northern Plains affiliate

It’s not every day that a new – and powerful –affiliate joins the Northern Plains affiliate family. Golden Triangle Resource Council (GTRC), a new...
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A year of uncertainty, but a year of triumph

A year of uncertainty, but a year of triumph

We hit a significant anniversary this month: we have made it one year into the pandemic. This is a sobering milestone, and we extend...
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