our work

Recreation & fishing.

Montana’s Bighorn River offers some of the nation’s top blue-ribbon fly-fishing opportunities.

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agriculture & the river.

The Bighorn River is an important resource for local farms and ranches. 

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flow management.

The Bighorn River Alliance is an active advocate for sustainable river flows.

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tribal outreach.

The Bighorn River Alliance works to connect Crow youth to their watershed.

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2019 research initiative reports

highlights of our work.

  • Advocating for Sustainable River Flows critical to the health of the river through collaborative planning processes with water users and federal/state agencies.

  • Improving Angler Access to the Bighorn River through maintenance of boat ramps, roads, parking area and by working with federal and state agencies in securing public access.

  • Connecting Tribal Youth to their local reservation waters through Tenkara with the Tribe recreational program which introduces Crow youth to the positive recreational benefits of fly-fishing.

  • Increasing Scientific Knowledge of the river, its trout and instream habitat through our Research Initiative that will drive conservation efforts for years to come.

  • Enhancing Instream Habitat in the Bighorn River through reconnecting side channel habitat to the main river and monitoring its viability for trout recruitment.

  • Securing Key Partnerships with state/federal agencies, the agricultural community, the Crow Tribe and other organizations to devise workable solutions to watershed problems.

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PROTECT MONTANA'S LEAST MONITORED RIVER

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 ADDRESS 

 5000 Southgate Drive 

 Billings, MT 59101 

 PHONE 

 (406) 534-2915 

OFFICE HOURS

Mon -Thur 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Office hours reflect Phase Two Reopening temporary hours.