Montana Watershed Coordination Council is excited that our first year of legislative involvement resulted in the passing of Senate Bill 32, “An Act Creating a Stream Gauge Oversight Work Group; Revising Duties of the Drought and Water Supply Advisory Committee.” Background The concept of coordinating information and entities regarding Montana’s stream gauge infrastructure emerged […]
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Stream Restoration on Lower Jack Creek The Madison Conservation District is restoring 2,200 feet of degraded streambank along Lower Jack Creek, a key tributary of the Madison River, on private properties owned by three separate landowners. This project includes: Encouraging the establishment of healthy riparian buffers by planting woody vegetation along 5 prioritized sections of […]
Last week, Montana Watershed Coordination Council’s communications fellow, Rosie Costain, joined in on a project to increase natural water storage in the Big Hole Watershed. Rosie tells a bit more about the experience: When Ben LaPorte, program manager for the Big Hole Watershed Committee (BHWC) and one of the people involved in a restoration project […]
Overview presentations for seven online data resources that can be used to assess watershed characteristics and help identify project opportunities. These presentations were part of the 2019 MWCC Annual Meeting.
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