Wikipedia:WikiProject Montana

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Welcome to the Montana WikiProject. We are a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of articles related to the U.S. State of Montana.

  • Goals: The goal of this WikiProject is to provide complete coverage on subjects related to Montana, by expanding articles on people, places, and things resident or native to Montana.
  • Scope: This project proposes to work with all pages related to the state of Montana, its history, geography, and people. All these articles should be included in the Category:Montana or one of its subcategories.


Open tasksEdit

  To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Montana: edit·history·watch·refresh· Updated 2013-11-18

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:


Active membersEdit

To join WikiProject Montana, edit this section and add the Wikitext #{{subst:me}} with your areas of interest to the bottom of the following list of members. Members should also place member identification on their user page.

  1. Ltvine 01:15, 2 March 2007 (UTC) - northeast Montana native - Foci: Transportation, Architecture, others still developing.
  2. MONGO Mainly working on land management articles, but will contribute to anything that is needed.
  3. Wolfdog1 05:34, 18 November 2007 (UTC) Billings Metro Area, South Central Montana and mountains
  4. Mike Cline (talk) Bozeman, MT resident. Interested in Montana Flora, Fauna, Geography, History and Fly Fishing. I am a Campus Ambassador and Wikipedia Visiting Scholar at Montana State University-Bozeman
  5. Montanabw(talk) 16:45, 8 September 2008 (UTC) Fourth Generation Montanan. Wiki Veteran Editor, feel free to call on me to resolve disputes and trounce popular myths. EVERYONE is entitled to my opinion! (grin)
  6. Seattlehawk94 ((User talk:Seattlehawk94|talk)) 03:04, 29 January 2009 (UTC) Family is all from Butte, spent a lot of my life there and it's home. Mostly Western/SW Montana, Livingston/South Central Montana, Billings are topics I know about.
  7. Tim1965 (talk) 16:48, 14 June 2010 (UTC) - adding what I can, where I can; can help with research issues
  8. Missoulian (talk) 18:16, 29 December 2010 (UTC)... I live in Missoula, Montana and love everything about Missoula, and Montana. Long-time user for Wikipedia, and would love to help in any way I could.
  9. Dsetay ((talk) Third generation Montanan and frequent Wikipedia contributor. Currently live in Seattle but focused on Montana articles related to Missoula, higher education, and history.
  10. Tbennert02 February 2011 - willing to help with most anything - family has been in eastern Montana since the homesteading days
  11. Intothatdarkness (talk) 21:21, 21 July 2011 (UTC) Sixth generation Montanan - interested mostly in military/Frontier Montana history but can help in other areas.
  12. Bobert902101 - I have a new found love for the state and people of Montana. I can check links, perform any tasks that are on a todo list, anything else let me know.Bobert902101 (talk) 22:06, 13 November 2011 (UTC)
  13. JohnDavidStutts - Long-time western Montana resident, have good information/photos on western Montana mountains and wildlands. JohnDavidStutts (talk) 20:57, 24 November 2011 (UTC)JohnDavidStutts
  14. Glacierman - Resident of Hungry Horse, history is my bag; can copy & content edit, willing to write new articles from time to time. Glacierman (talk) 19:18, 5 December 2011 (UTC)
  15. STO12 - Loves Montana; can't think of where else to be :)
  16. Ngs61 (talk) - Help with Montana Highways
  17. TurfToe11 (talk) 06:44, 1 July 2013 (UTC) I live in part-time and know a lot about the town of West Yellowstone, MT
  18. Djembayz - Editathon in Missoula; Adding "On this day ..." in the Montana portal. Djembayz (talk) 13:35, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
  19. Rjensen (talk) Live in Billings; interest in political, economic & social history; also training workshops; Wikipedia Education Foundation "Regional Ambassador" for Great Plains
  20. KingJeff1970 (talk) 23:10, 8 July 2014 (UTC) I live in Helena and work in the Montana Historical Society Research Center, so I can check sources in Montana history fairly easily. My interests are mostly in Montana history, political, social, and environmental, so I hope to improve existing articles in these areas and maybe create some new ones
  21. Gary D Robson Resident of Red Lodge (Carbon County). Happy to help where I can.
  22. Shadybradyj (talk)12:28, 01 January 2015 (UTC) My family homesteaded in Northeast Montana in the early 1900s. I am interested in the history of Montana, especially Northeast Montana.
  23. otr500 (talk): All things historical. See talk page.
  24. jwilsonjwilson (talk) 05:48, 7 March 2016 (UTC) An old time Deer Lodge boy. My interest is documenting history of Deer Lodge City and Valley, from Butte to Garrison.
  25. Activist (User talk:Activist) Activist (talk) 22:07, 14 April 2018 (UTC) Occasional visitor, edits for many years, mostly regarding Politics
  26. Dlthewave (talk)
  27. Aflockw12 (talk)My interest is history of homesteading in Gallatin Canyon, particularly Crail Ranch in Big Sky
  28. SWP13 (talk) 17:54, 12 August 2020 (UTC) Mostly Montana House of Representatives
  29. ARoseWolf - Lived near Bozeman. Spent a lot time on the Crow Reservation when I wasn't in Glacier. Some of my favorite locations in Glacier are Gunsight Lake, Mt. Jackson, Reynolds Creek and Heavens Peak.
  30. AlSmith28 (talk)
  31. VanillaBean28 (talk) I'm interested in Montana history.

Former members

Former membersEdit

Thank you for your help! Please move your username back to the active list when you can participate again.

  1. Geologyguy 02:33, 2 March 2007 (UTC) - Geology, Butte History, National Historic Landmarks, Mining, Natural areas, mountains - No edits since May 2008
  2. ElCharismo 16:24, 2 March 2007 (UTC) - Focus: General Montana History, Small Town Culture, Local Geography, and Incorporation of Photography and Other Media - No edits since May 2010
  3. Drumguy8800 (talk · contribs · count) Love Montana.. I've been working on articles within the scope of the Bitterroot Range recently.. but I'm a pretty experienced editor and am willing to help wherever. - 1 edit since September 2009
  4. Greyduk 21:31, 5 August 2007 (UTC) Eastern Montana - No edits since February 2008
  5. MontanaHatchet 01:17, 10 October 2007 (UTC)-Former Montana resident, wanted to be a part of my state's Wikiproject. - No edits since June 2008
  6. John Carter 16:27, 12 October 2007 (UTC) - work on the portal. - No edits since January 2008
  7. Jade Robbins (talk) 23:29, 29 November 2007 (UTC) - Montana resident, will help whenever possible. - No edits since November 2007
  8. P.primo (talk) 23:29, 23 February 2008 (UTC) - Focus: Colstrip, Montana, grew up in Colstrip - 3 edits since November 2009, none since July 2010
  9. snachodog (talk) 14:09, 16 September 2008 (UTC) I love Montana. Going to school in Missoula, involved in local politics. I am a Wikipedia novice, but I will help with whatever I can. - 1 Edit since March 2010
  10. tanankyo (talk) 18:14, 09 October 2008 (UTC)-Former Deer Lodge resident, interested in helping when and where I can. - 1 edit since November 2009
  11. Narissara (talk) 8:19, 5 June 2010 (UTC) First generation Montanan from Stevensville/Missoula. I'm relatively new to Wikipedia editing, but I'd like to help. - No edits since June 2010
  12. Jim (talk) 12:00, 11 September 2010 (UTC) Third generation Montanan from the southwestern region of the state. Relatively new, but willing to help out with research and editing. - No edits since September 2010

Member identificationEdit

Members of WikiProject Montana should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject Montana members.

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WikiProject Montana.
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WikiProject Montana.
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For other Montana user templates see Category:Montana user templates.


  Featured articlesEdit

Articles on Montana-related subjects, not necessarily improved to Featured Status by this WikiProject.

  Notable Montana residents

  Peer review/Featured article candidates (FAC)Edit

The following articles are in review as Featured article candidates:

  Good articles (GA)Edit

The following articles have either been recognized as good articles or are currently under review for good article status:

  Art, architecture and archaeology
  Economics and business
  Social sciences and society
  Engineering and technology
  Food and drink
  Politics and government
  War and military

New articlesEdit

Listed below are the 25 newest articles on Montana related subjects. Please feel free to list your new Montana-related articles here (newer articles at the top with date created, please remove articles 26 and above at the same time). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box the Main Page. Please also make sure that each new article created is put into one of the categories for Montana, so that the articles will appear there. Also, if possible, add each new article to the page Wikipedia:WikiProject Montana/Articles (still under construction) so that they can be viewed for recent changes. New articles may also be found at User:AlexNewArtBot/MontanaSearchResult.

New articles:

  1. Bernie Olson September 17, 2020 by SWP13
  2. George Everett August 28, 2020 by SWP13
  3. Ralph Heinert August 19, 2020 by SWP13
  4. Neil Duram August 14, 2020 by SWP13
  5. Peggy Webb (politician) August 11, 2020 by SWP13
  6. Nakonanectes 2017-11-08
  7. Georgetown Lake 2017-05-24
  8. Montana State Fairgrounds Racetrack 2017-05-15
  9. William E. Hunt 2017-03-08
  10. Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation 2017-03-03
  11. Montana Water Court 2017-02-28
  12. Montana Youth Courts 2017-02-26
  13. Montana inferior courts 2017-02-26
  14. Montana District Courts 2017-02-24
  15. Dirk Sandefur 2017-02-24
  16. Smith River State Recreational Waterway 2017-01-11
  17. Sarah Bickford 2016-02-01
  18. Alberta Bair Theater 2016-02-01
  19. Big Spring Creek (Montana) 2015-08-17
  20. Little Blackfoot River 2015-06-08
  21. Tenmile Creek (Lewis and Clark County, Montana) 2015-06-08
  22. Cadotte Pass 2015-06-01
  23. Fort Owen State Park 2015-06-01
  24. Montana arctic grayling 2015-04-13
  25. Center for Biofilm Engineering 2015-03-06

Did you know (DYK?)Edit

Formerly recognized contentEdit

  Former featured articles
  Delisted Good Articles


Collaboration and reviewEdit

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