When we think of Montana, we think of snow-capped mountains, open prairies, and wild rivers. People are drawn to our state by the image of a pristine stream in the backyard. Montana’s rivers are spectacular, but with that beauty comes certain risks. Protecting the future of your investment and the rivers and streams that give it unique value means making responsible decisions in buying, building, and managing your dream property.
This website offers practical guidelines for those looking to – and those that already do – live alongside Montana’s rivers and streams. You will find information on what to consider when buying and developing land, dealing with erosion and floods, and improving and maintaining your property. Your actions will help preserve our landscape and way of life.