Web Sites and Link
Custer National ForestNational grasslands, ranger districts, forest history, buy books, maps.
Montana Animal Field GuideInformation on identification, habitat, ecology, reproduction, range, and distribution of Montana's animal species, with references and photographs.
Montana Association of Conservation DistrictsOrganization for units of local government designed to help citizens conserve their soil, water, flora and fauna, and other renewable natural resources. Describes their history and purpose, provides informational links and listings/links for county conservation districts.
Montana Land RelianceA non-profit land trust that preserves and conserves private lands through conservation easements.
Montana Natural Resource Information SystemCentral source for information and technical assistance from the state Natural Heritage Program (biological diversity data), Water Information System (data on water resources, riparian areas, water rights, and other topics), and Geographic Information System (GIS).
Montana Natural Heritage ProgramInformation on the state's native species and habitats, emphasizing those of conservation concern.
Montana Public Employees for Environmental ResponsibilityPrivate, nonprofit organization that works with and on behalf of government agency employees to effect fundamental change in the way their resource agencies conduct the public's business. Describes the organization and its current state issues.
Montana Tree Identification7th grade science students have created a web site to help residents identify the trees in their area. Includes classification keys and contact information.
Montana TroutA nonprofit organization that procures and administer funds garnered from grants and donations into wild trout habitat restoration projects.
Montana Water CenterInformation and research on a wide range of water-related topics, including drought and climate, fisheries health, water supply and wastewater systems, and water quality.
Montana Wildlife FederationAdvocacy organization for big game and non-game species, habitat management using hunting, fishing, water quality, and public access issues.
Montanans Against Toxic BurningOrganization opposed to a proposal to burn scrap tires in a cement kiln in Gallatin County. Information about concerns regarding air quality and health, as well as about other uses for old tires.
Teller Wildlife RefugeA site in western Montana for environmental education, guest accommodations, land and water conservation, and several annual events. It is a private, non-profit organization.
The Montana Chapter of the Society for Conservation BiologyCurrent projects and chapter members.