Happy Holidays from the Big Hole Watershed Committee

We appreciate your participation and your interest in the Big Hole Valley. As 2017 closes, we are reflecting back on a great year. We have been able to sustain a healthy organization with a strong Governing Board, hardworking staff, and programs that support our focus areas: Fish & Water, Wildlife & Uplands, and People.

While we are thankful for a very good 2017, we are also looking ahead to make the most of 2018 and beyond. (more…)

Fall 2017 Newsletter Hot off the Press!

Our fall 2017 newsletter is here just in time for Thanksgiving! This edition includes updates on restoration projects, recent events, wildlife programs, changes on our governing board, and much more. Please take a few minutes to check it out, share it with your friends and neighbors, and consider contributing to BHWC. View our newsletter here.
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November Monthly Meeting Minutes Complete

BHWC’s November 2017 monthly meeting included information about the recently completed Big Hole River Channel Migration Zone (CMZ) map update presented by Karin Boyd, Applied Geomorphology, Inc. and Tony Thatcher, DTM Consulting, Inc. Karin and Tony gave a very informative talk about the basics of CMZ mapping, Big Hole River CMZ maps, and the applications of CMZ mapping. Our meeting minutes provide a summary of the information presented and the discussion that followed. Download a pdf version of the meeting minutes. (more…)

October Monthly Meeting Minutes Complete

BHWC’s October 2017 monthly meeting included an update from the Pedro Marques, BHWC’s Restoration Programs Manager, on the status of several projects on the Mount Haggin Wildlife Management Area. We also heard from Jeff Copeland with Watershed Consulting, who talked about invasive weeds management on Mount Haggin. Presentations included information on Mount Haggin’s history and resulting impairments, restoration techniques, results of early project phases, and current and proposed projects. Our meeting minutes provide a summary of the information presented and the discussion that followed. Download a PDF version of the meeting minutes. (more…)

State Employee Charitable Giving Campaign Now Open: Select Your Charity Today

Each fall, Montana’s State Employee Charitable Giving Campaign (SECGC) allows State employees to choose from over 400 nonprofit organizations to which to designate charitable donations for the following year. This is a great way for State employees to support the nonprofit organizations of their choice. In 2017, we hope you’ll choose BHWC, SECGC #5597. Read on to learn why BHWC is the best choice, and visit http://secgc.mt.gov to make a donation to the Charitable organization of your chOice.