Action was meant to protect wolverine and the wilderness quality of this wilderness study area-
The Forest Service has settled a lawsuit by Wildlands CPR of Missoula and Friends of the Bitterroot regarding the terms of the Montana Wilderness Study area act of 1977 regarding allowed uses of one of the study areas in the Act. Snowmobile grooming will end. Snowmobiles are still permitted.
Story in the Montana Standard. Sled grooming to end in West Pioneers. By Nick Gevock.