Montana Freshwater Partners

Montana Freshwater Partners is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Livingston, dedicated to preserving and restoring streams and wetlands throughout the state. Our mission is supported through our innovative focuses, the Give Back to the Yellowstone River Stewardship Program and our Wetland and Stream Mitigation Program. We also provide technical services to partners and landowners, such as watershed planning, regulatory expertise, wetland delineations, and stream assessments.

Our Mission

To restore, enhance, and protect Montana’s rivers, streams, and wetlands through science-based and innovative solutions that benefit people, communities, and our shared natural environment.

Our Vision

Healthy and resilient aquatic ecosystems — today, tomorrow, and for generations to come.

Featured Films

The Shape of a River

Discover the story of one man’s journey to leave a legacy for his children on the longest free-flowing river in the lower 48 states.

The Life in the Land

The dynamics facing Park County’s Paradise Valley are unique. In this film, discover the challenges facing the Upper Yellowstone through the perspectives of a local rancher, a business owner, an educator, and our Executive Director, Wendy Weaver

Since 2011

Montana Freshwater Partners has protected and restored …

Acres of wetland and riparian habitat protected & restored

feet of stream and river protected & restored

Our Work

Explore our innovative programs and projects.


Your generosity makes a difference for Montana’s rivers, streams and wetlands.