What’s Happening:

Two recently passed bills protect wildlife corridors and recreation lands in the Crown:

The North Fork Watershed Protection Act protects 430,000 public-land acres from future drilling and mining leasing, completing an effort with Canada to protect the transboundary watershed.

The Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act establishes protections for 400,000 acres, including newly designated wilderness and a conservation management area, adjacent to the spectacular Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex.

What You Can Do to Help:

To learn more about The North Fork Watershed Protection Act, visit

Thank Montana’s Congressional delegation for supporting this legislation:


Sen. John Walsh (D-Mont)
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont)
Rep. Steve Daines (R-Mont)


Please check back for more action opportunities from our partners working to protect the Crown for future generations.

Project Partners

Braided River
National Parks Conservation Association
Trust for Public Land
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

Crown of the Continent Geotourism

Wilburforce Foundation