Volunteer Opportunities

One of the greatest ways to act now is to get involved volunteering. Reach out to a watershed organization in your area or read on about existing programs where you can get involved.

Annual Flathead Waters Cleanup Event

The annual Flathead Waters Cleanup is a volunteer event to clean up trash in and around the waterbodies of the Flathead Watershed. Our goal is to keep our favorite natural areas clean and trash-free—for us and for the fish!

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Flathead Conservation District Watershed Support Program

The Watershed Support Program provides funding to landowners for projects that protect and improve water quality in the Flathead Watershed. 

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Flathead Pollinator Initiative

Through the Pollinator Initiative, Flathead Conservation District provides participants with free wildflower seeds to build pollinator gardens that provide food for native pollinators and beneficial insects!

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Flathead Rain Garden Initative

The Flathead Rain Garden Initiative is a collaborative program designed to empower residents of Flathead County to protect local water quality by building rain gardens on their property.

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Flathead Rivers Alliance River Ambassador Program

Join the Flathead Rivers Alliance River Ambassador team and serve as a liaison with the public at a popular river access site along the Three Forks of the Flathead Wild and Scenic River.

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Flathead Septic Maintenance Reimbursement Program

The Flathead Septic Maintenance Reimbursement Program provides a cost-share to eligible residents of Lake and Flathead counties to offset the costs of septic system maintenance.

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Kalispell’s Adopt-a-Drain Program

With Kalispell’s Adopt-a-Drain, you can be a steward of a storm drain in your neighborhood and help protect local waterways!

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Northwest Montana Lakes Network

NMLN’s mission is to recruit and train citizen science volunteers to monitor water quality, identify and report aquatic invasive species, and promote watershed stewardship in northwest Montana.

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Upper Columbia Lakes Network

UCLN engages lake groups and citizens in proactive aquatic invasive species monitoring and decontamination protocols. Volunteer as a scientist to help keep our waterbodies free of invasive species!

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