The following organizations offer a variety of great educational programs and opportunities for youth and adults.

Montana Watercourse is a statewide water education program based in Bozeman that supports water resource decision making and stewardship by providing unbiased information, resources, tools and education to all water users: http://mtwatercourse.org/index.php

The Watershed Education Network in Missoula, is dedicated to fostering knowledge, appreciation, & awareness of watershed health through science and outreach. They’re growing the next generation of watershed stewards: http://www.montanawatershed.org/

MWCC has been cultivating broad-based support for community driven approaches to managing complex land and water issues for over eighteen years as the statewide organization representing each of more than 60 watershed groups: http://mtwatersheds.org/

The Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp offers a week long summer camp at Lubrecht Experimental Forest. Their new Conservation Leadership School engages teens age 15-18 in the watershed approach using the Blackfoot Watershed as their classroom. Martin Twer, Camp Director: 406.243.2775 Email

The Big Sky Watershed Corps will assist Montana’s watershed communities to make a measurable difference in local conservation efforts while bolstering the experience of young professionals emerging from academia. AmeriCorps members will focus on watershed research, planning and project implementation, watershed education, and outreach and community engagement: http://mtcorps.org/join/watershed-corps/

Useful maps and information:

Montana TMDL Development Status: http://deq.mt.gov/wqinfo/TMDL/TPAmap.mcpx

Up to date National Wetlands Inventory Mapping Status by Watershed Map from the Montana Natural Heritage Program
Wetland and Riparian Mapping Center: http://mtnhp.org/nwi/

Great resources can be found at: drought.mt.gov including: Montana County Drought Status,
Mountain Snowpack, Maps Current Streamflow, Conditions, Interactive Flood Tracking Map< The MSU Extension Water Quality Program has created a set of videos on various water topics that can be viewed via YouTube. There's no singing and dancing here, but these videos do a fine job of demonstrating some of the solutions to water issues faced by ordinary Montanans. MSU Extension Water Quality Channel on YouTube: YouTube

Blackfeet Nation

City of Browning, Montana

City of Conrad, Montana

City of Cut Bank, Montana

City of Havre, Montana

City of Shelby, Montana

City of Valier, Montana

Liberty County

Missouri River Conservation Districts Council

Montana Association of Conservation Districts

Montana Salinity Control Association

Rocky Boy Reservation

USGS Gage Station South of Chester, MT