21-Dec-2009 : Be thankful for a wild Front

I parked my truck at a trailhead along the Rocky Mountain Front. After a couple of miles, the sign for the Bob Marshall Wilderness appeared, and I knew that I was getting close to where I’d be hunting. There was fresh snow and some good elk sign in the area. [read more...]

20-Oct-2009 : Front act gives all place on landscape

It doesn't matter who you are, or where you come from. The first time you see the Rocky Mountain Front rising up from the plains you can't help but feel moved. [read more...]

20-Oct-2009 : Front Heritage Act is a good compromise, partially satisfies most stakeholders

Thirty-five years ago, I was a young physician with the opportunity to practice in one of many different areas of the country. As a young boy growing up on a farm in Kansas, I was awestruck by the wild mountain country of Colorado, first encountered during a family vacation. [read more...]

20-Oct-2009 : We all win with Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act

Call it a classic case of “politics as the art of the possible.” It’s been 26 years since new wilderness was designated in Montana — the Lee Metcalf Wilderness in the Madison Range signed into law, in 1983, by President Ronald Reagan. [read more...]