Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays 2015 from GGWC read more →

Introducing GGWC’s New Watershed Coordinator

Welcome Nicole! We are thrilled to introduce our new Watershed Coordinator, Nicole Divine. Nicole joins the Greater Gallatin Watershed Council to coordinate on-the-ground stream restoration projects, organize watershed education events, collaborate with local partners, and advance the Council’s mission to enhance the water resources of the Gallatin Valley. Raised on the confluence of the Grand.. read more →

5 Things You Should Know About Drought in the Gallatin Valley

Last week, our Fall Tour took a look at local water planning, conservation, and restoration efforts. In case you missed it, here’s the top five things you should know about drought in the Gallatin. 1. Drought prevention starts with water planning Drought may be caused by precipitation deficits including low snowpack and high temperatures or.. read more →

Photo Gallery: Stream Teams 2015

All summer long, volunteers with Gallatin Stream Teams spent their weekends testing water quality on creeks and rivers around Bozeman. These dedicated citizen scientists monitored things like nitrogen and phosphorus levels, stream discharge, water temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen, sediment, and more on Bozeman Creek, Matthew Bird Creek, and the East Gallatin River. Here’s a huge.. read more →

02 Oct 2015
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September Newsletter

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15 Sep 2015
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How to Mend a River

The East Gallatin River is the heart of the east side of the Gallatin Valley. But after 150 years of agriculture and development, this river system has taken a bit of a beating. That’s the case at the Story Mill Community Park in north Bozeman, where the East Gallatin flows for half a mile just.. read more →

GGWC Partners with Community Food Co-op

We are thrilled to announce that GGWC is partnering with the Community Food Co-op in Bozeman as a Deep Roots Community Leader. We will work to “respect the food, the people and the place” in our conservation, monitoring, and education projects. The Co-op is helping us achieve this work by sponsoring some of our popular programs.. read more →

18 Aug 2015
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Fall Tour: Dealing with Drought in the Gallatin Valley

Announcing GGWC’s 10th Annual Fall Tour Dealing with Drought in the Gallatin Valley Saturday, October 3, 8:30 am to 1 pm   Water is always a concern in the semi-arid climate of the Gallatin Valley. With a low-water year across western Montana and media coverage of the ongoing drought in California, now is the time.. read more →

17 Aug 2015
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A Little Bit of Rains Makes a Big Change at Story Mill wetlands

The unusual rains this July have made a dent on the wetlands at the future Story Mill Community Park in north Bozeman. Literally—the thick grasses, usually up to my chest, were beaten down by a hailstorm earlier this week, making my trek through the wetlands on my weekly monitoring circuit somewhat easier. But the rains have had a much.. read more →