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(U.S. Senate) - U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines and U.S. Representative Greg Gianforte today hailed U.S. Senate passage of their bill to honor the life of renowned Montana conservationist, Alex Diekmann, by naming an unnamed peak in his memory.
The U.S. Senate today passed a bill to name an unnamed 9,765-foot peak as "Alex Diekmann Peak."
"Alex Diekmann's contributions to Montana must always be remembered," Tester said. "His impact to conservation and outdoor recreation will be felt for generations to come. Renaming this wild peak in his honor will ensure Alex's legacy will remain a part of Montana's outdoor heritage."
"Alex Diekmann brought Montanans together to balance the needs of local landowners, ranchers and foresters, local cities and towns, county commissions, and federal and state interests to protect our public lands," Daines stated. "I look forward to visiting and climbing Alex Diekmann Peak in Alex's honor with his family to commemorate his life."
"Naming the peak after Alex Diekmann is a tribute to a man who united people to protect our public lands. Alex embodied the spirit of working together that defines Montana,"Gianforte said. "I will continue working with my colleagues in the House to honor Alex, his work, and his memory.
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