Rocky Mountain Front

This wild corner of Montana’s Crown of the Continent has a quality of life and land that’s all its own. We are making sure it stays that way.

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. 

Why the Rocky Mountain Front?

The Rocky Mountain Front is simply the last of the best.

Work we’re doing

Fact – The Front can’t be improved. Instead, our work is keeping it the way it is.

Our partners

Protecting the Front is a unifying call to action that attracts partners from every walk of life.    

  • Michael Reinemer

    Citing some of “the most beautiful and iconic landscapes on earth” in Teton County’s backyard, the board of commissioners Tuesday morning unanimously passed a resolution that “opposes any and all efforts by the State of Wyoming to obtain the wholesale transfer of federal lands in Wyoming” to the state. In January, Sweetwater County filed a letter with the state legislature stating similar opposition to measures that would turn over federal public lands—such as parks, wilderness, and national forests—to state jurisdiction and management.

  • Tim Woody

    In spite of Royal Dutch Shell’s disastrous performance during the 2012 Arctic Ocean drilling season, the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management today conditionally approved the company’s 2015 exploration plan, which provides even fewer safeguards for the Chukchi Sea and its sensitive coastline than Shell had in place three years ago. Shell also plans to bring a different rig operated by a new contractor to the Arctic Ocean in 2015, which could result in unexpected transport and drilling problems.

  • Michael Reinemer

    The Wilderness Society strongly supports bipartisan legislation, the Wildfire Disaster Funding Act of 2015 (S. 235, H.R. 167), to fix a budgetary problem called “fire borrowing.”  This is a destructive cycle in which the Forest Service is forced to take funds from other forest programs when its allotted wildfire funds are used up, essentially robbing Peter to pay Paul to put out fires in our national forests.