The Big Hole Watershed Committee’s monthly public meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month (except July and December). Our meetings are always to everyone and we encourage people to attend. Fresh coffee and snacks are always provided.

The next meeting of the Big Hole Watershed Committee will be:


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

6pm @ the Divide Grange

*Note the time change from 7pm to 6pm due to Daylight Saving’s Time.

Topic: Big Hole River Channel Migration Zone Maps

Presented by: Tony Thatcher, DTM Consulting, Inc. & Karin Boyd, Applied Geomorphology, Inc.

Background: Tony and Karin will present results of a recent update to the Big Hole River Channel Migration Zone Maps. Presentation will include information regarding how the maps were made and how they can be used.


BHWC’S November monthly meeting will also include an update from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks regarding the French Creek fish barrier.

Meeting to include streamflow/snowpack update, committee reports, and more.

November 2017 Agenda

October 2017 Minutes


Links to download pdf files of this month’s agenda and the minutes from the previous meeting are provided below. If you are interested in minutes or agendas from previous BHWC meetings, please contact

Find Our Meeting Locations

Divide Grange: The Divide Grange is located on Highway 43 in Divide, Montana. From the east, Exit I15 on the Divide/Wisdom/Highway 43 Exit and turn west on Highway 43. You will enter the town of Divide. Turn left towards the school & Post Office. The Divide Grange is a one story cement building located west of the school.

Wise River Community Building: The Wise River Community Building is tan with amber-colored roof located on the south side the Highway 43 in the town of Wise River and located across the road from the Wise River Mercantile and Wise River Post Office. Reach Wise River via Interstate 15 by exiting the Wisdom/Divide/Highway 43 exit and travel 12 miles west.

Wisdom Community Building: The Wisdom Community Building is located on Highway 43 in the town of Wisdom and across the road from the Antlers Saloon. Reach Wisdom via Interstate 43 (via Divide – I15 exit 102) or Interstate 278 (via Dillon, take I15 exit 59).

2017 Monthly Meeting Topics

View our Upcoming Events for more information on monthly meetings.  

January – Annual Governing Board Business Meeting

February – Flood Irrigated Habitat in the Big Hole Watershed

March – Upper Big Hole Arctic Grayling Recovery Update

April – Invasive Weeds in the Big Hole Watershed

May – Grizzly Bears in the Big Hole Watershed — cancelled due to snow

June – Big Hole Watershed Wildlife Update

July – BHWC does not meet in July.

August – Sandhill Cranes in the Big Hole Watershed

September – Big Hole Sage Grouse Update

October – Mount Haggin Wildlife Management Area Restoration

November – Big Hole River Channel Migration Zone Maps

December – BHWC does not meet in December.

Monthly Meeting Archives

View past meeting minutes using the links below: