Montana Outdoors Magazine: Serving Up Science & Management Information for Public Consumption

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Tom Dickson has been the editor of Montana Outdoors for the past 15 years and before that worked as a writer for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and managing editor of Fins and Feathers magazine. Over the past two decades his articles and publications have won 17 first place awards from the Association of Conservation Information and two first place awards from the National Association of Government Communicators. He is also the author of The Great Minnesota Fish Book and Fishing for Buffalo, both published by the University of Minnesota Press, and he has been writing for National Wildlife since 1987.

Luke Duran has been the art director of Montana Outdoors since 2002. During that time the magazine and its articles have won more first and second place awards from the Association for Conservation Information that those of any other state conservation agency in the United States. He is also the owner of Element L Design in Helena, which provides graphic design work and marketing strategies for elected officials included U.S. Senator Jon Tester and Montana governor Steve Bullock, as well as nonprofits such as the Helena Education Foundation and the Lewis and Clark Humane Society.