The Voice of the River

Meet Summer Intern, Isabella Vendramin

Meet Summer Intern, Isabella Vendramin

Hailing from the banks of the Hudson River in upstate New York, Isabella Vendramin believes that rivers are vital to both the ecosystems and the communities they run through. A rising senior studying Environmental Science at Colgate University, Vendramin offers a background in sustainability and hopes to gain experience with community-based conservation work through her internship. She is excited to garner support to permanently protect the Gallatin, and other rivers in Montana, through the Wild and Scenic rivers system and to assist with extensive watershed monitoring.

Gallatin River Forever Campaign Nears Fundraising Target

Gallatin River Forever Campaign Nears Fundraising Target

The Gallatin River Forever capital campaign has generated just over 1.1 million dollar to date including campaign costs, announced the Gallatin River Task Force.

The Gallatin River Forever public phase was launched in June 2018 with leading support coming from Madison County, Yellowstone Club, and Eric & Wendy Schmidt, as well as tremendous support from hundreds of local community members, businesses and foundations. The campaign is set to raise over 1.2 million dollars to conserve and protect the Gallatin River watershed by June 30th, 2019.

Stellar Team Advances Capital Campaign

Stellar Team Advances Capital Campaign

Launched publicly in June 2018 to fund river restoration projects, education, and organizational sustainability, the Gallatin River Forever Capital Campaign is approaching its 1.2 million dollar goal with just under 20% remaining as of February 1st. The campaign committee consists of fantastic individuals from across the spectrum of the Big Sky community and the campaign would not have been a success without them.

Meet Three New Task Force Staffers

Meet Three New Task Force Staffers

The Gallatin River Task Force has welcomed three new faces to the office in recent months. Brandy Moses Straub, Ryan Newcomb, and Valerie Bednarski bring diverse experiences and perspectives to our small, but dedicated team. We invite you to learn more about our river’s new stewards.

Top Ten Stories from 2018

Top Ten Stories from 2018

At the Gallatin River Task Force, we feel that this past year was filled with phenomenal growth. We partnered with the Custer Gallatin National Forest to complete our first large-scale restoration project in Gallatin Canyon, hired two staff members, and recruited volunteer talent to our board of directors. In case you missed the action, we present the top ten stories from 2018, according to Google Analytics. Thank you for your connection to the Task Force!

Gallatin River Forever Campaign Needs Your Help this Holiday Season….

Gallatin River Forever Campaign Needs Your Help this Holiday Season….

We announced the public launch of our Gallatin River Forever Capital Campaign in June of this year to raise $1.2 million dollars in order to: monitor, repair, and improve the Gallatin River and its tributaries to ensure the long-term health of the watershed. Would you consider supporting our work this holiday season, to help us end 2018 in as strong of a position as possible? Together, we can ensure the Gallatin River Forever.