MT Outdoor Podcast: Gov Greg Gianforte talks Montana’s Outdoor Economy
By angelamontana

Posted: January 13, 2024

This week on the Montana Outdoor Podcast your host, Downrigger Dale has a conversation with Montana Governor, Greg Gianforte. Rigger and the Governor get into all kinds of topics about Montana’s great outdoors. Things like: What is the overall outlook for Montana’s Outdoors for 2024? What About Montana’s outdoor economy, which is a huge part of our overall economy, will it keep growing? Can Montana’s population continue to grow without ruining the things that has made it the best place in the world to live? You can get the Governor’s answers to those and many other questions by clicking here to listen to this week’s Podcast! A few other very interesting tidbits about Montana’s outdoor economy that Governor Gianforte brought up during his conversation with Rigger; Do you know how fast Montana’s Outdoor Economy grew in one year? How many people are employed in jobs directly connected to Montana’s outdoor economy? Spoiler Alert! If all those folks lived in the same town, they would become the 7th largest city in the State! There is a TON of important information in this podcast for sure and even a great recipe for duck from the Governor! So, click here and listen now!

If you would like to learn more about Montana’s outdoor economy, click here for an interesting report from the Montana Department of Labor and Industry. You can also click here to get another interesting report about Montana’s outdoor economy from the University of Montana. Rigger and the Governor also talked about the Black Butte Copper Mine and the gold mine near Emigrant Montana that was opposed by the community. Click here to get more information about Black Butte Copper Mine and the Community support. To read an article about the ban on mining near Emigrant click here. If you have a question for Governor Gianforte, click here to send him an email. Downrigger Dale would love to hear your thoughts about this podcast or your ideas for future podcast topics! Click here to email Downrigger Dale.

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