Northern Plains Resource Council

Since 1972, the Northern Plains Resource Council has helped Montana citizens organize to protect water quality, family farms and ranches, and our unique quality of life.

“This thriving citizens organization exemplifies the ideal of public involvement in public processes.”

-Billings Gazette

"The venerable Northern Plains Resource Council, a Montana group that has fought coal plant pollution for 40 years and defended ranchers against the gouging of their land…"

- Seattle Post-Intelligencer

We all love this place we call Montana. We believe that land and water and air are not ours to despoil, but ours to steward for future generations.

- Paul Hawks (past Northern Plains Chair)