Award-winning stories

Montana Outdoors recently won place in the magazine category at the 2012 award competition of the National Association of Government Communicators. NAGC members include editors and press officers with the Department of Defense, National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and other federal, state, city, and county agencies across the United States.

Montana Outdoors also won first place in the article category for “Fishing for Serenity,” a story about how fly-fishing helps war veterans struggling with PTSD, and second place for “The Bighorn’s Rocky Recovery,” about work by FWP and hunters to restore wild sheep in Montana.

Learn more about NAGC here. >>

In the 2012 competition of the Association of Conservation Information, Montana Outdoors took first place in the wildlife article category with “Coveting the Crown,” an inquiry into hunters’ desire for large-antlered deer and elk, and first place in the fisheries article category with “Fishing for Serenity,” as well as second place in the overall magazine category.

Montana Outdoors has won the first or second place award in the ACI magazine category for seven of the past nine years.

Learn more about ACI here >>


A collection of award-winning stories from Montana Outdoors:

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ACI

2013 Association of Conservation Information

Third Place: Magazine (tie)

NAGC

2012 National Association of
Government Communicators

First Place: Magazine

First Place: Magazine article
Fishing for Serenity By Tom Dickson

Second Place: Magazine article
The Bighorn's Rocky Recovery By Tom Dickson


ACI

2012 Association of Conservation Information

Second Place: Magazine

First Place: Magazine article–Wildlife
Coveting the Crown By Tom Dickson

First Place: Magazine article–Fisheries
Fishing for Serenity By Tom Dickson

ACI

2011 Association of Conservation Information

First Place: Magazine

ACI

2010Association of Conservation Information

Third Place: Magazine

ACI

2009 Association of Conservation Information

Second Place: Magazine

ACI

2008 Association of Conservation Information

First Place: Magazine

First Place: Magazine article–Fisheries
$50 An Ounce By Andrew McKean

First Place: Magazine article–General Interest
The High Price of Gas By Tom Dickson

Second Place: Magazine article–General Interest
Venison Alchemy By Tom Dickson

ACI

2007 Association of Conservation Information

Second Place: Magazine

First Place: Magazine article–Fisheries
A Whisker Away from Winking Out By Andrew McKean

Second Place: Magazine article–Fisheries
Hatchery Pride By Dave Hagengruber

Second Place: Magazine article–Wildlife
Working it Out With Wolves By Tom Dickson

Second Place: Magazine article–Parks, Historical or Cultural
Still Scenes of Visionary Enchantment By Tom Dickson

 

ACI

2006 Association of Conservation Information

First Place: Magazine

Third Place: Magazine article–Fisheries
Who Gets the Water? By Andrew McKean

Third Place: Magazine article–Parks, Historical or Cultural
Gushing Over Giant Springs By Bruce Auchly

ACI

2005 Association of Conservation Information

First Place: Magazine

Second Place: Magazine article–Wildlife
Chilly Recepion By Andrew McKean

Second Place: Magazine article–General Interest
Game Warden "Glamour" By Dave Hagengruber

Third Place: Magazine article–Wildlife
Buffaloed By Tom Dickson

ACI

2004 Association of Conservation Information

First Place: Magazine article–Fisheries
Breakthrough at Milltown Dam By Tom Dickson

First Place: Magazine article–Parks
Where the Buffalo Fell By Bruce Auchly

Second Place: Magazine article–Fisheries
Great Expectations By Tom Dickson

 

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