The Voice of the River

The Water Forecast

The Water Forecast

Here is a summary of the Basin Outlook Report as of May, 2015 courtesy of NRCS. This winter brought record low snowfall and abnormally warm temperatures to the American West. Although Montana fared better than many Western states, the water outlook for this summer is...

Our Breathing River

Our Breathing River

Check out this awesome video, courtesy of Jeremy Harder, of the Ophir School Fourth Grade Class learning how the Gallatin River breathes. In this interactive lesson, members of the MSU education department and the Blue Water Task Force worked together to teach the...

Forecasting the Water

Forecasting the Water

Those of us who like to play outside in the winter have spent valuable time bemoaning the current snow situation. In addition to complaining about snow scarcity, we should take a moment to worry about the future of water as well. High elevation spring snowmelt feeds...

Seven is Heaven

Seven is Heaven

On Friday at the Ophir Elementary School, the science was real! Students in the fourth grade class completed a laboratory activity on pH as part of the Trout in the Classroom Module facilitated by the Blue Water Task Force. In addition to raising trout from eggs to...