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 open to everyone and we encourage people to attend. Fresh coffee and snacks are always provided.

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

Wednesday, February 19, 2019

6pm @ the Divide Grange

*Please note the time change from 7pm to 6pm to account for Daylight Savings Time.


Easement & Partnership Opportunities

Presented by: Lemhi Regional Land Trust

Background: Lemhi Regional Land Trust has extensive experience with developing and implementing conservation easements, primarily on working lands, across Lemhi and Custer counties in central Idaho. They will be joining us at our February monthly meeting to provide an overview of their organization and conservation easements and to discuss the potential to partner on easement opportunities in the Big Hole watershed.

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

Links to download pdf files of this month’s agenda and the minutes from the previous meeting are provided below.

Find Our Meeting Locations

Divide Grange: The Divide Grange is located off of Montana Highway 43 in Divide, Montana. From the east, take Exit 102 off Interstate 15 and turn west onto Hwy 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 an amber-colored roof and is located on the south side Hwy 43 in the town of Wise River, across the road from the Wise River Mercantile and Wise River Post Office. Reach Wise River via Interstate 15 (Exit 102); travel 12 miles west on Montana Highway 43.

Wisdom Community Building: The Wisdom Community Building is located on Montana Highway 43 in the town of Wisdom and across the road from Antlers Saloon. Reach Wisdom via Highway 43 (via Divide, Interstate 15 exit 102) or Highway 278 (via Dillon, Interstate 15 exit 59).

2020 Monthly Meeting Topics

View our Upcoming Events for more information on monthly meetings.  

January – Governing Board Annual Business Meeting @ Fairmont Hot Springs Resort (for Board Members and Staff only)

February – Easement & Partnership Opportunities by Lemhi Regional Land Trust

March – TBA

April – Invasive Weeds in the Big Hole Watershed by BVHD County, Butte-Silver Bow County, BLM, and local contractors.

May – Big Hole River Fishery Update by Jim Olsen, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

June – Big Game Counts & Status by Vanna Boccadori, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

July BHWC does not meet in July.

August – TBA

September – Sage Grouse in the Big Hole Watershed by Vanna Boccadori and Craig Fager, both with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

October – TBA

November – TBA

December BHWC does not meet in December.

Monthly Meeting Archives