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Extension is a statewide educational outreach network that applies unbiased, research-based university resources to practical needs identified by the people of Montana in their home communities. Extension is a partnership of Gallatin County, Montana State University and the United States Department of Agriculture financed by Federal, State, and County funds. Our office offers a range of services and expertise in areas such as youth development/4-H, agriculture, community development, natural resources, and yard and garden.
Program: Wetland Environment TeamWetland Environment Teams (WET) - Volunteer!
We are monitoring wetlands across the ecologically significant watersheds in Gallatin County, Montana in order to answer the following questions:
- What are the land uses surrounding our wetlands?
- How are changes in land use affecting our wetlands?
- Where are the high-quality, minimally-disturbed wetlands in Gallatin County?
- What are the threats to these high-quality wetlands?
- What are our tools for maintaining these high quality wetlands?
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension Service prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jeff Bader, Director of Extension, Extension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717