The Rocky Mountain Front is home to world class hunting and fishing, working cattle ranches and some of North America’s finest wildlife habitat. For over a decade, step by step, we have worked with local partners to save it.
The Rocky Mountain Front is simply the last of the best.
Fact – The Front can’t be improved. Instead, our work is keeping it the way it is.
Protecting the Front is a unifying call to action that attracts partners from every walk of life.
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- Thursday, December 1, 2016
The Bureau of Land Management has released its final version of its Planning 2.0 regulation, which has helped shape progress the BLM has made in its land use planning. The Wilderness Society applauds this effort and has already seen examples of smart planning in effect.
- Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed H.R. 4665, Outdoor Recreation’s Economic Contributions (REC) Act, which President Obama is expected to sign into law.
This bill would ensure that the outdoor recreation economy is measured by the federal government and accounted for as part of the national gross domestic product (GDP). The House of Representatives passed the bill earlier this month.
- Friday, November 18, 2016
Today the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released its final 2017-2022 offshore oil and gas leasing program, which includes no plans for lease sales in the Arctic Ocean. In response, Lois Epstein, an Alaska-licensed engineer and Arctic program director for The Wilderness Society, issues the following statement: