• Looking south from the summit of Ear Mountain just after sunrise. Photo by Ralph Thornton


A long history to protect the Rocky Mountain Front culminates with the passage of the Heritage Act.

Learn More

Wilderness needs your help today!

As Montana communities face the challenges that come with growth, and as technology pervades our lives, connected and protected wildlands are more important than ever. We all need places where we can enjoy the great outdoors and find that elusive serenity and peace.

Learn More

Keep it Wild

We work with communities to protect Montana's wilderness heritage, quiet beauty and outdoor traditions, now and for future generations.

Learn More

Keep Public Lands in Public Hands

Father of the conservation movement, President Theodore Roosevelt believed that America was at its best when Americans drew their strength primarily from what they hold in common.

Learn More
Photo by Ralph Thornton Photo by Chuck Haney Photo by Rebecca Cooper MWA photo by Laura Parr

What's New

We're working for a montana where communities thrive in existence with abundant wild places.