Anaconda-Deer Lodge County is a government agency in the southern Upper Clark Fork Watershed.
Montana Waters: Clearly Connected is a collaborative campaign that could not have been created without the guidance, input, and support of amazing partners. We are so grateful for their continued dedication to protecting Montana Waters and spreading the Clearly Connected message in their communities.
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Anaconda-Deer Lodge County is a government agency in the southern Upper Clark Fork Watershed.
Montana’s chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers strives to protect large parcels of backcountry fish and wildlife habitat, as well as the opportunity for traditional non-motorized hunting and fishing experiences.
Bitterroot Conservation District seeks to conserve soil and water resources in Ravalli County.
The Bitterroot River Protection Association is a non-profit dedicated to protecting the waters of the Bitterroot Watershed from environmental degradation.
The Bitterroot Water Partnership leads reliable and intentional conservation initiatives that promote and provide clean, ample water for people and healthy habitats by working with key partners and our communities.
The Blackfoot Challenge’s mission is to coordinate efforts to conserve and enhance natural resources and the rural way of life in the Blackfoot Watershed for present and future generations.
Bob Marshall Wilderness is dedicated to active wilderness stewardship to create the next generation of conservation leaders.
BPA delivers reliable, affordable, and carbon-free hydropower produced in the Columbia River Basin to communities across the Northwest.
The Center for Sustainability and Entrepreneurship is an innovative educational center at Whitefish Schools, providing hands on learning experiences for K-12 students in sustainable energy, agriculture, forestry, natural resources, and entrepreneurship.
Citizens for a Better Flathead’s mission is to foster citizen participation and champion sustainable solutions to keep the Flathead ecologically and economically healthy.
The City of Columbia Falls is a local municipal government in Flathead County in the northern portion of the Flathead Basin.
City of Deer Lodge is a local municipal government in the eastern Upper Clark Fork Watershed.
The City of Hamilton is a local municipal government in Ravalli County in the Bitterroot Watershed.
The City of Kalispell is a local municipal government in Flathead County in the northern portion of the Flathead Basin.
The City of Libby is a local municipal government in Lincoln County in the heart of the Kootenai Basin.
City of Missoula is a local municipal government in Missoula County at the headwaters of the Lower Clark Fork Watershed.
The City of Polson is a local municipal government on the Flathead Reservation in the southern portion of the Flathead Basin.
The City of Ronan is a local municipal government on the Flathead Reservation in the southern portion of the Flathead Basin.
City of Thompson Falls is a local municipal government in Sanders County in the northern Lower Clark Fork Watershed.
The City of Troy is a local municipal government in Lincoln County in the western portion of the Kootenai Basin.
The City of Whitefish is a local municipal government in Flathead County in the northern portion of the Flathead Basin.
City-County of Butte-Silver Bow is a government agency at the headwaters of the Upper Clark Fork Watershed.
The Clark Fork Coalition works to heal and protect the vital waters of the Clark Fork Basin by educating community members to care for the river.
Clark Fork Watershed Education Program seeks to expand environmental literacy and stewardship through field-based science and research experiences.
The Clearwater Resource Council (CRC) works to engage the community and facilitate efforts that will enhance, conserve, sustain, and protect the natural resources and rural lifestyle of the Clearwater Watershed for present and future generations.
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are a tribal government agency in the southern Flathead Basin.
Crown Managers Partnership is a partnership amongst federal, state, provincial, tribal, and First Nation agency managers in Montana, Alberta, and British Columbia.
Crown of the Continent Geotourism provides a travel guide to places most respected and recommended by locals in Montana, Alberta, and British Columbia.
Deer Lodge County Conservation District is dedicated to soil and water resource conservation in Anaconda-Deer Lodge County.
Discover Kalispell is a destination marketing and stewardship organization seeking to strengthen the local economy while preserving the community’s values and assets.
Eastern Sanders Conservation District is dedicated to the conservation of soil and water resources in eastern Sanders County.
Flathead Audubon’s mission is to conserve birds, wildlife habitat, and ecosystem diversity through education and advocacy.
The Flathead Community of Resource Educators (C.O.R.E.) is a network of individuals and organizations working together to increase awareness and understanding about the natural, historical and cultural resources of the Flathead Region.
Flathead Conservation District supports locally-led conservation through landowner assistance programs and education initiatives in Flathead County.
Flathead County is a government agency in the northern Flathead Basin.
Montana State University Extension is dedicated to improving the quality of people’s lives by providing research-based knowledge to strengthen the social, economic, and environmental well-being of families, communities, and agricultural enterprises.
Flathead Electric Cooperative seeks to provide competitive and reliable electric services and enhance quality of life of their customers.
The Flathead Lake Biological Station’s mission is to serve the Flathead Lake region by advancing a cutting-edge research, monitoring, education & outreach platform for limnology, ecology, and environmental science.
Flathead Lakers is a non-profit dedicated to protecting clean water, healthy ecosystems, and a lasting quality of life in the Flathead Watershed.
Flathead Land Trust seeks to ensure that future generations will have opportunities to live, work, and play on the rich land of the Flathead Valley.
Flathead Rivers Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Flathead River System.
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Friends of Lake Mary Ronan are a group of dedicated homeowners on a mission to protect the water quality of Lake Mary Ronan.
Glacier Country Tourism is a regional nonprofit with a focus on ensuring economic sustainability while preserving the quality of life for residents and quality of place for visitors.
Glacier Institute seeks to strengthen human connections to the natural world through guided hikes and educational programs in Glacier National Park.
Granite Conservation District works to promote voluntary natural resource conservation in Granite County.
Granite County is a government agency in the heart of the Upper Clark Fork Watershed.
Granite Headwaters promotes the responsible use of the watershed’s natural, human, and socio-economic resources to protect and enhance the rural lifestyles valued by the community.
The Green Mountain Conservation District is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the natural resources of western Sanders County and educating the public about natural resource concerns.
Kootenai River Network is an international alliance for water quality and aquatic resource protection in the Kootenai Basin.
Lake County is a government agency in the southern Flathead Basin.
Lake County Conservation District provides technical assistance, financial assistance, and education in order to create a sustainable, productive, healthy environment for the Lake County community.
Lewis and Clark Conservation District’s mission is to provide leadership in the conservation and wise use of soil, water, and related resources to the landowners of Lewis and Clark County.
Lewis and Clark County is a government agency at the headwaters of the Blackfoot Watershed.
Lincoln Conservation District supports locally-led conservation through education and community programs in Lincoln County.
Lincoln County is a government agency that contains the Montana-portion of the Kootenai Basin.
Little Bitterroot Lake Association is a non-profit dedicated to the proper care and stewardship of Little Bitterroot Lake.
Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group is a non-profit created to serve for existing watershed councils engaged in protecting the water resources of the Lower Clark Fork River.
Mile High Conservation District utilizes locally-led and largely non-regulatory approaches to address natural resource issues in Butte-Silver Bow County.
Mineral County is a government agency in the western Lower Clark Fork Watershed.
Mineral County Conservation District works to promote soil and water conservation across Mineral County.
Missoula Conservation District works to promote sustainable resource management for all natural resources in Missoula County.
Missoula County is a government agency at the headwaters of the Lower Clark Fork Watershed.
Missoula County Department of Ecology strives to provide coordination, educational outreach, and training to address the needs of the public in the areas of land management, youth development, and family and consumer sciences.
MACD’s mission is to support Montana’s conservation districts in promoting and maintaining a landscape where soil, water, and other natural resources are conserved and utilized for the benefit of all Montanans in cooperation with landowners, state and federal agencies, and other partners.
MBMG’s mission is to provide information for the sound use of Montana’s geological and water resources.
The Montana Department of Commerce works with statewide and local partners, private industry, and small businesses to enhance and sustain economic prosperity in Montana.
Montana DEQ’s mission is to champion a healthy environment for a thriving Montana.
The DNRC’s mission is to help ensure that Montana’s land and water resources provide benefits for present and future generations.
MDT’s mission is to plan, build, operate, and maintain a safe and resilient transportation infrastructure to move Montana forward.
Montana FWP’s mission is to steward the fish, wildlife, parks, and recreational resources for the public, now and into the future.
MISC’s mission is to protect Montana’s economy, ecological resources, and public health and safety by assessing and bolstering Montana’s invasive species efforts through a coordinated approach to keep invasive species out of Montana.
Montana Tech is an institute of higher learning and home to nationally ranked programs in science, engineering, and health care.
Montana Trout Unlimited conserves, protects, and restores Montana’s coldwater fisheries and their watersheds.
Montana Walleyes Unlimited seeks to coordinate and support members’ efforts to develop projects to sustain and improve Walleye and warm water fishing opportunities for future generations.
MWCC seeks to unite and support Montana’s community-based conservation networks to promote healthy and productive watersheds.
The National Park Service is a department of the US Department of the Interior dedicated to preserving and maintaining the nation’s National Park system.
NRCS is a department of the US Department of Agriculture dedicated to delivering conservation solutions so that agricultural producers can protect natural resources and feed a growing world.
North Powell Conservation District is dedicated to preserving the natural resources of Powell County.
Powell County is a government agency spanning the Flathead, Blackfoot, and Upper Clark Fork watersheds.
Rattlesnake Creek Watershed Group’s mission is to protect and restore Rattlesnake Creek Watershed and to promote appreciation and respect in the community for the watershed’s unique qualities.
Ravalli County is a government agency in the headwaters of the Bitterroot Watershed.
Sanders County is a government agency in the northern Lower Clark Fork Watershed.
Sanders County AIS Task Force monitors and assesses conditions related to AIS in Sanders County and develops associated management strategies.
Swan Lakers are devoted to preserving and improving the water quality and natural, cultural, and historical resources of Swan Lake.
Swan Valley Connections’ mission is to inspire conservation and expand stewardship in the Swan Valley through education, research, and on-the-ground projects.
The University of Montana is an institute of higher learning dedicated to providing high-quality and accessible education.
Upper Flathead Neighborhood Association focuses on the protection of natural resources, water quality, bird and wildlife habitat, and rural landscapes of the Flathead Valley.
USACE seeks to deliver vital engineering solutions, in collaboration with our partners, to secure our nation, energize our economy, and reduce disaster risk.
USBR’s mission is to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.
EPA’s mission is to protect human health and the environment.
The USFWS works with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
The USFS seeks to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
The USGS brings an array of earth, water, biological, and mapping data and expertise to bear in support of decision-making on environmental, resource, and public safety issues.
The Village of Bigfork is an unincorporated town in Flathead County in the northern portion of the Flathead Basin.
Watershed Education Network is a statewide water education program that support water resource decision-making and stewardship.
The Western Montana Conservation works to protect the aquatic resources of western Montana by supporting collaborations among partners and engaging community members.
The Whitefish Lake Institute hosts many resources, activities, and volunteer opportunities for the citizens in and around Whitefish, including an aquatic invasive species management program, citizen science programs, and much more.
Yaak Valley Forest Council works to preserve a wild Yaak through science, education, and bold action.
Looking for more partners in your area? Visit the Montana Watershed Coordination Council’s Watershed Directory to see a comprehensive list of partners across the state!