Featuring practical articles full of easy-to-apply information, Lives and Landscapes is the magazine of Montana State University Extension. Stories will cover subjects such as improving nutrition, growing lawns and gardens, being good stewards of land, both small and large acreages, improving knowledge of family financial tools and more. Lives and Landscapes helps newcomers and longtime Montanans to live well and be stewards of treasured resources while enjoying the last best place.

MSU Extension publishes Lives and Landscapes four times annually and is pleased to offer free digital subscriptions. Each article is available in both PDF and HTML formats and is searchable from a database containing 10 years of previous stories. For those who prefer paper, print subscriptions are available for $15 annually to cover shipping and handling. Subscribe today to ensure that you don’t miss an issue!



Current Issues

Current Issue Articles
Boating Safely in Montana
Outfitting a First Aid Kit for the Trail or a Vehicle and What to Consider
Understanding Alzheimer’s Through Storybooks
Ask Steward: How can Kinship Caregivers get Support in Montana?

Why 4-H?

Windbreaks and Shelterbelts: Are they really worth it?
Fly Control Management for Livestock
Managing Risks on the Range
Featured Montanan: Little Creek Lamb & Beef
A Grandmother’s Wisdom
Master Gardener Spotlight: Oh, DEER, They’re in the Garden Again
Volunteering with MSU Extension
Summer 2023 4-H Fair Dates

LILA Spring/Summer 2023 Cover