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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.

Guidelines[edit]

Open tasks[edit]

edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Montana:

Members[edit]

Please feel free to add yourself here, and to indicate any areas of particular interest.

  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 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. PumpkinSky - anything related to Montana and that region of the country...PumpkinSky talk 20:37, 12 August 2011 (UTC)
  13. 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)
  14. 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
  15. 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)
  16. STO12 - Loves Montana; can't think of where else to be :)
  17. Ngs61 (talk) - Help with Montana Highways
  18. TurfToe11 (talk) 06:44, 1 July 2013 (UTC) I live in part time and know alot about the town of West Yellowstone, MT
  19. Djembayz - Editathon in Missoula; Adding "On this day ..." in the Montana portal. Djembayz (talk) 13:35, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
  20. Rjensen (talk) Live in Billings; interest in political, economic & social history; also training workshops; Wikipedia Education Foundation "Regional Ambassador" for Great Plains
  21. 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

Inactive members[edit]

  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


All members should feel free to add {{User WikiProject Montana}} to their userpages to identify themselves as members of the project. See Userboxes below.

Articles[edit]

FA Featured articles[edit]

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

Education Education
Geography Geography
History History
Landmarks Landmarks
Montanans Notable Montana residents

FAC Peer review/Featured article candidates (FAC)[edit]

The following articles are in review as Featured article candidates:

GA Good articles (GA)[edit]

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

Nuvola apps package graphics.png Art, architecture and archaeology
Economics and business Economics and business
Culture and society Culture and society
Engineering and technology Engineering and technology
Food and drink Food and drink
Geography Geography
History History
Language Language
Mathematics Mathematics
Music Music
Politics and government Politics and government
Religion Religion
War and military War and military

New articles[edit]

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. Montana Race to the Sky 2014-02-19
  2. Salmon Lake State Park - 2013-12-02
  3. Placid Lake State Park - 2013-12-02
  4. Council Grove State Park - 2013-12-02
  5. Augustus M. Ryon - 2013-08-19
  6. James R. Reid - 2013-08-19
  7. James M. Hamilton - 2013-08-17
  8. Alfred Atkinson (university president) - 2013-08-16
  9. A. L. Strand - 2013-08-16
  10. Leon H. Johnson - 2013-08-15
  11. Carl W. McIntosh - 2013-08-15
  12. William Tietz - 2013-08-13
  13. Michael P. Malone - 2013-08-12
  14. Geoffrey Gamble - 2013-08-10
  15. Norma Ashby - 2013-06-06
  16. Society of Montana Pioneers - 2013-05-02
  17. Alice Creek Historic District - 2013-03-18
  18. Granville Stuart (Major rewrite of stub) - 2013-02-04
  19. Hardy Bridge - 2013-01-24
  20. Timeline of pre-statehood Montana history - 2013-01-23
  21. Robert Vaughn (Montana) - 2013-01-16
  22. Arvon Block - 2013-01-16
  23. J. C. Adams Stone Barn - 2013-01-15
  24. Ursuline Academy (Great Falls, Montana) - 2013-01-10
  25. Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art - 2013-01-09

Did you know (DYK?)[edit]

Formerly recognized content[edit]

Former featured articles Former featured articles
Delisted Good Articles Delisted Good Articles

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Collaboration and review[edit]

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Userboxes[edit]

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Stubs[edit]

NOTE: Stubs are managed by the Stub-sorting WikiProject. Before creating a new stub, you should propose it at Wikipedia:WikiProject Stub sorting/Proposals. See Wikipedia:Stub for general guidelines on proposing stub templates and categories. DO NOT simply create new stub templates, as these will be deleted.

Other templates[edit]

{{WikiProject Montana}} should be placed on the talk pages of relevant articles to put them under the project's radar.

{{WikiProject Montana}} looks like this:

WikiProject Montana  
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Montana, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the U.S. state of Montana on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
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