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Volunteer with us to help re-route Minnehaha Creek away from an acid mine drainage. This project will help reduce the amount of zinc that is loaded into Tenmile Creek. Bring gloves, a lunch, plenty of water, and your working boots and clothes. If you are interested in this event, please email Valerie at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or give her a call at: 406-457-8891.Find out more »
Join us on Tuesday evening, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM for another volunteer litter clean up event along York Road, and come to Lewis and Clark Brewery afterward to celebrate the hard work of all of our volunteers. Meet us at the parking lot of Chadwick's Nursery, on the corner of York Road and Custer Avenue. We will distribute safety vests, garbage bags, and garbage grabbers. Please bring working gloves.Find out more »
Join us and help plant trees along the new Sevenmile Creek Restoration Project! Portions of Sevenmile Creek were trapped in incised vertical banks upwards of 10 feet, due to human land use impacts Recently, Prickly Pear Land Trust teamed up with local partners to bring the channel back to its historical floodplain Now, it is time to help bring back woody vegetation along the new banks Plant trees and learn more about this restoration effort Registration is free, and is…Find out more »
After you walk through the Farmer's Market, take a few steps into Women's Park and discover the beauty of our watersheds at the Lake Helena Watershed Festival. Games and festivities for all ages, engaging informational booths and interactive stations will unveil the world of water, water quality, and watersheds to you, your friends and family.Find out more »
Hear the latest updates and engage in conversations regarding restoration efforts. Project highlights include: the Re-Watering Project on Prickly Pear Creek, Montana Audubon monitoring efforts, and the City of Helena's intentions for Crystal Springs Creek. Meet us @ MT WILD on Thursday, September 27th from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PMFind out more »
The Water Quality Protection District in Helena will host a public Open House on Wednesday, December 5th, from 1 PM - 5 PM at the Lewis and Clark Library. Learn more about who the Water Quality District is: the research, studies, and services they provide. Topics of discussion include flooding, drought, and restoration. This event is free and open to all, with complimentary snacks and beverages provided.Find out more »
With the recent warm weather, the Tryan Restoration Project on Prickly Pear Creek has broken ground and plans to be completed within the next few weeks. We need to harvest many willow to help ensure a successful restoration project. Join us for a Willow Harvest event: Saturday, December 15th 12 PM - 3 PM @ Helena Valley Regulating Reservoir RSVP to Valerie at: 406-457-8891 or email: email@example.com Bring work gloves, boots, and warm clothes! Volunteers should come at 12 PM…Find out more »
Part 1: Flooding in the Helena Valley, Jan. 24
The science behind why and how flooding occurs intermittently in the Helena Valley. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Our Redeemer’s Church, 3580 N. Benton Ave.
Part 2: Planning and Preparing for Floods, Feb. 28
How to best prepare for floods as an individual and as a neighborhood, including updates from the county on projects aimed at controlling and mitigating floodwaters. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Our Redeemer’s Church, 3580 N. Benton Ave.
Part 3: Hands-On Preparedness Fair, March 2
A family-friendly event with informational booths and activities, including sandbagging practice and tutorials. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., location to be announced. The fair will provide resources related to wildfire and other hazards, as well as flooding.