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Yellowstone River Conservation Districts Council

Providing leadership & guidance for the wise use of the Yellowstone River's natural resources.

Yellowstone River photo courtesy Larry Mayer

About the YRCDC

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.

Visit our Yellowstone River Clearinghouse

This is a link to data, information, and publications developed by the Yellowstone River Conservation District Council associated with the Yellowstone River Cumulative Effects Study.

Recent News & Meeting Announcements
12Dec 22

Council Meeting on Friday, December 16th at 10 AM

Council Meeting on Friday, December 16th at 10 AM To participate via Zoom, click on the link below or phone the number below and enter by using the Meeting ID and Passcode numbers. Topic: YRCDC Meeting Time: Dec 16, 2022 10:00 AM Mountain Time Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83137758169?pwd=bkFtRTNlcXV1SkhWdkZiMDk4MXh2dz09 Dial by your location +1 719 359 4580…

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Get on our mailing list

If you’re interested in receiving updates about YRCDC’s meetings and activities, please let us know by emailing Dan at yellowrockriver@gmail.com.

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.

Our Work With Russian Olive

Yellowstone River CDC

Russian Olive issue description and management on the Yellowstone River, Montana

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