The Yellowstone River Conservation Districts Council (YRCDC) is comprised of eleven member districts along the main stem of the Yellowstone River. Our purpose is to provide local leadership, assistance, and guidance for the wise use and conservation of the Yellowstone River’s natural resources. This purpose is founded on three fundamental precepts:
1) The need for scientific information on which to base management decisions.
2) The need for broad-based local, regional, and national input.
3) The need for technical and financial assistance to address sustainable use issues on the Yellowstone River.
In 2018, the Park County Cooperative Weed Management Area Group (CWMA), working with American Rivers, Yellowstone River Conservation District Council (YRCDC), Park County Environmental Council (PCEC), National Wild Turkey Federation, and other partners, landowners and residents, removed Russian olive trees within 115 acres along the Yellowstone River near its confluence with Mission Creek in Park…
MEETING NOTICE Yellowstone River Conservation District Council Friday, May 10th, 2019 Montana FWP – Region 5 Headquarters Conference Room 2300 Lake Elmo Drive Billings, Montana Beginning at 10:00 AM Agenda: Introductions Minutes of the previous meeting *Action Required Financial Report *Action Required Chairman’s Report Vice-Chairman’s Report Coordinator’s Report Work Group Reports Review of the…
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About the Yellowstone River
The Yellowstone River stretches over 670 miles and is the longest free-flowing river in the lower 48 states. Originating in Yellowstone National Park, it drains 70,000 square miles of land before it joins the Missouri River northeast of Sidney, Montana. In addition to an abundance of fish and wildlife, the Yellowstone River supports a wide variety of agricultural, domestic, industrial, and recreational uses.