Yellowstone River Conservation District Council
Old cars line a section of the Yellowstone River where they were abandoned to protect the river bank from erosion. Under a new program, some landowners would be paid not to riprap the river bank.
After more than a decade of work, a comprehensive study of the Yellowstone River is in the home stretch.
Warren Kellogg, right, and Nicole McClain set up a presentation at a Yellowstone River Conservation District Council meeting on May 14.
Tony Barone and Walter Rolf of the Yellowstone River Conservation District Council, center left, and Steve Story of the state Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, center right, gather for a meeting May 14.
Standing on the southern shore of Lake Josephine in Riverfront Park, it's easy to see where a crew from the Montana Conservation Corps did its work earlier this month.
The National Blueways System, a new federal program that recognizes large river systems and community conservation efforts, could be a good fit for the Yellowstone River, a U.S. Department of Interior official said Thursday.
Plans to build a $43 million hospital in Livingston are moving ahead despite the opposition of critics who say it is being built in a dangerous location.
The Yellowstone Valley Brewing Company's Garage Pub is hosting a party at 4 p.m. Saturday with live music and a barbecue to support the Yellowstone River Parks Association.
If you spend any time at all on the Yellowstone River, you are likely to be rewarded with stunning, sometimes unforgettable sights.
A tree grows through the engine compartment of a classic car on the south bank of the Yellowstone River.
A row of classic cars, held in place by a steel cable running through their interiors, lines a section of the north bank of the Yellowstone River, where they were put for erosion control.
A steering column from a car protrudes from the bank of the Yellowstone River along a channel that was dry in mid-August.
The stump of a cottonwood tree shows how the tree grew in and around a car place on the river bank as riprap.
Amid other vehicles used as riprap, a car lies upside down on a bank of the Yellowstone River.
Over time, the surging waters of the Yellowstone River will erode even steel, as these two cars with thoroughly worn engine blocks makes clear.
A rusted-out Pontiac Silver Streak from the late 1940s sits along the north bank of the Yellowstone River.
A Pontiac Silver Streak, placed on a bank of the Yellowstone River for erosion control, has also been used for target practice over the decades.
Classic cars are stacked along the south bank of the Yellowstone.
A grille detail from a 1957 Buick Special still retains its bright colors on a car in the Yellowstone River.
A row of classic cars cabled to the north bank of the Yellowstone River is discolored at the high water mark.