Alan Rollo of the Sun River Watershed Group, talks about how lining a canal in the Fort Shaw Irrigation District has saved water.
Increasing water flows in the Sun River hasn’t been an easy process, but by working with irrigators to make changes in consumption, more water now remains in the river.
A new river monitoring gauge outside the town of Simms has shown that water flows are increasing in the Sun River thanks to the work of people like Alan Rollo, at left, and Rich Boyle.
Trout Unlimited's Laura Ziemer has been integral in working to help irrigators so that more water can be returned to the Sun River's fishery.
Rich Boyle, a landowner, irrigator and president of the Fort Shaw Irrigation District, talks about how collaboration with conservation groups has helped irrigators and the Sun River's fishery.
When the light hits the water just right, the Sun River looks like a shallow flow of smooth molten gold bubbling over rounded cobble.
MISSOULA — A fishing advocacy group is offering a $10,000 reward for information on individuals suspected of illegally stocking non-native fish in several Montana lakes.
A voracious species of trout that decimated a native trout population in Yellowstone National Park shows signs of decline following a costly and protracted effort to kill off the invading fish, government scientists and a conservation group said Tuesday.
HELENA — The company exploring near the headwaters of the Smith River for a potential copper mine met with river outfitters in Helena on Wednesday.
Acting with the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation as our guide, hunters and anglers have been leading conservation advocates in Montana for decades. Our efforts have helped establish unmatched hunting and fishing traditions that form one of the cornerstones to Montana’s way of li…
HELENA — About $25,000 will be returned to the Smith River Corridor Enhancement Account after a protest over the use of the money by Trout Unlimited, and the nonprofit group also wants to continue discussions on another $82,000 it believes was improperly applied to projects.
A 202-acre parcel surrounding Rock Creek’s confluence with the Clark Fork River is now in public hands.
RIVERSIDE — Man wasn’t always kind to the Encampment River.
BISMARCK, N.D. — Outdoor and conservation writers from across the nation are gathering in North Dakota this week for the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership Western Media Summit.
There will be a crucial Montana Supreme Court hearing on April 29 in Bozeman. Starting at 9:30 a.m., in the Montana State University Strand Union Ballroom, the court will consider if a Madison County District Court judge erred when he ruled that the public cannot use certain county bridges t…
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS —The “crown jewels” of the Black Butte Copper mine are kept in three velvet-lined boxes, hinting at what might be an estimated $1.9 billion in copper lying below the surface of farmers’ fields 18 miles northeast of this rural community.
A herd of tiny toy bison are frozen in a never-ending rush across the dash of Mimi Matsuda’s Honda Element.
POWELL, Wyo. — Crews trying to rid Yellowstone Lake of non-native lake trout will use electrical shocks to kill fish eggs and embryos next year.
BUTTE — Conservative property rights groups and conservation organizations have become involved in the bitter, eight-year legal fight over access to Montana streams from bridges.
JACKSON — While some Jackson Hole Middle School seventh-graders thought the process of tagging trout was "gross," the kids were tickled with the idea of adopting them.