The Ruby Habitat Foundation is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the natural resources, and social and economic makeup of the Ruby Valley and southwest Montana by, among other things:
-Supporting agriculture in the community and the diversification of agricultural operations to ensure the long-term viability of working ranches;
-Working with landowners, educational institutions, foundations, and other entities to protect and enhance open space and wildlife habitat;
-Encouraging education and training to broaden the understanding of resource management issues, and responsible management of private lands;
-Promoting the concept of resource accountability and developing examples of minimal impact resource management for agricultural and recreational uses while protecting the environment.