To protect natural resources from the threats of invasive species.
Healthy and resilient native ecosystems in the upper Gallatin Watershed.
The Alliance began in 2004, when two people witnessed spotted knapweed taking over Gallatin Canyon and decided to take action.
Now more than ever, we turn to the outdoors for respite and relief, when doing so, are reminded of how important these places are.
Resource managers everywhere recognize that invasive non-native species are the biggest threat to the integrity and function of terrestrial and aquatic environments. The Gallatin watershed is no exception.
Conservation doesn’t just happen. It’s a commitment
made by the collective and requires a long-term vision and ongoing investment to yield results.
We work to ensure that what we love so much about this place is not destroyed by our pursuit to experience it.
Why Should I Care?
The Upper Gallatin Watershed encompasses some of the most ecologically and economically important resources in the state, providing vital habitat and water for plants, wildlife, and the people who live and recreate in the area.
Funding for the Alliance comes from public & corporate support, grants & foundations, state & country grants, and Big Sky Resort Area District.
Working cooperatively with various agencies, non-profits, and organizations is key to our success.
The individuals who serve on the board represent a combined 160 years
of involvement and expertise in natural resources, horticulture, and invasive species.