Conserving the Upper Missouri River Watershed
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We commission independent, science-based studies of river health indicators.
water quality macroinvertebrates aquatic vegetation
Advocating for Change
We cultivate support from stakeholders for evidence-based management.
Restoring Flushing Flows
We support on-the-ground projects that protect, enhance, and restore river resources.streambank restoration, boat wash stations
Advocacy for Flushing Flows
Stream Bank Restoration
Boat Wash STations
Held March 10th, 2018 at Jorgenson’s Inn (Helena, MT)
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UMOWA has completed plans for a full restoration of the streambank from the Wolf Creek bridge down to Prickly Pear creek.
Results from baseline water quality study conducted in 2016 at seven sites on the Upper Missouri River between Wolf Creek and Cascade. Download Report PDF
UMOWA is proud to announce that we will be installing a boat washing station in Craig this summer.
Lack of regular flushing flows in the river has led to siltation and a reduction in habitat for these bug species.
A case for flushing flows, a guide party, and more
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Member meeting date set, 2016 projects, and more
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