Conservation Directory

Montana Conservation Citizen Groups and Agencies

The Conversation Directory provides links to community groups, nonprofit businesses, and government agencies with roles in conservation or public health protection. Many of these groups were started by Environmental Studies alumni, and most of them provide internships, volunteer and/or employment opportunities to Environmental Studies students and alumni.  Below are links to 4 alphabetical lists of Montana conservation groups and agencies.

A - F

500 Women Scientists MT  local contact

1000 New Gardens |

350 Missoula |

Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Inst.

Alliance for the Wild Rockies |

Alternative Energy Resources Organization |

Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center

Association of Montana Floodplain Managers

Beaverhead - Deerlodge National Forest

Beekeepers of the Bitterroot | | 406-381-3053

Big Hole River Foundation |

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival

Big Sky Institute

Bike Walk Alliance-Msl

Birch Creek Ed. Center - W. MT College |

Bitterroot Bird Festival

Bitterroot Ecological Awareness Resources

Bitterroot Water Forum

Bitterroot Producers Directory | local food & more

Blackfoot Challenge | (406) 793-3900

Blue Skies Campaign |

Boone & Crockett Club |

Bureau of Land Management |

Cabinet Resources Group

Center for Wildlife Info

Cinnabar Foundation

Clark Fork Basin Task Force

Clark Fork Coalition |

Clark Fork River Technical Assistance Committee

Clark Fork Watershed Education Program

Clearsky Climate Solutions |

Climate Smart Missoula

Community Action for Justice in the Americas, Africa & Asia (CAJA3)

Community Food & Agriculture Coalition | general email: | volunteer email:

Craighead Env. Research Institute |

Crop Swap -- trade or donate your surplus crops

Defenders of Wildlife, MT |

Diversified Integrated Resiliency Training (DIRT)

Ecology Project International |

Earth Care |

EarthWorks, MT office | | 406-549-7361

Environment Montana |

Faith and Climate Action

Five Valleys Audubon |

Five Valleys Land Trust |

Five Valleys Seed Library |at Missoula Public Library, 301 E. Main |

Flathead Audubon |

Flathead Basin Commission |

Flathead Lake BioStation, UM |

Flathead Lakers

Footloose Montana

Forward Montana |

Free Cycles | | Free Cycles YouTube

Freedom Gardens

Friends of the Bitterroot | PO Box 442 or 615 Pinckney St, Hamilton, Mt 59840 | (406) 363-4349

Friends of the Clearwater

Friends of the Wild Swan |

Friends of Two Rivers

M - R

Missoula Butterfly House & Insectarium

Missoula Conservation Roundtable |

Missoula Green House-Energy Conservation Team

Missoula Env. Health Dept |

Missoula Foodshed email

Missoula in Motion |

Msla Institute for Sustainable Transportation |

Missoula Moves to Amend | | Facebook page

Missoula Neighborhood Councils |

Missoula Open Space Program

Missoula Outdoor Learning Adventure |

Missoula Planning

Missoula Time Bank |

Missoula Urban Demo Project MUD |

Missoula Water Quality District

Missouri River Conservation Districts |

MT Asso. of Conservation Districts |

MT Audubon |

MT Conservation Corps

MT Conservation Voters |

MT Co-op |

MT Dept. of Agriculture |

MT Dept of Environmental Quality

MT Dept of Fish, Wildlife & Parks |

MT Dept. Natural Resources & Conservation

MT Env. Education Association

MT Environmental Info Center |

MT Environmental Quality Council

MT Env. Training Center |

Montana Green Party

MT Green Power

MT League of Women Voters

MT Native Plant Society |

MT Natural Heritage

MT Natural History Center | (406) 327-0405

MT Organic Association    

MT Outdoor Science School |

MT Peoples Action |

MT Public Interest Research Group | 

MT PIRG students |

MT Renewable Energy Association |

MT River Action Network |

MT Recreation & Parks Assn

MT Shares |

MT Trout Unlimited |

MT Water Center |

MT Watercourse

MT Watershed Coordination Council |

MT Wilderness Association |

Montanans for Safe Wildlife Passage

Moon-Randolph Historic Homestead |

National Center for Appropriate Technology |

National Forest Protection Alliance |

National Wildlife Federation - N. Rockies

Native Action |

Nature Conservancy, MT | 

New Dawn Farm Sanctuary


Northern Plains Resource Council |

Northern Rockies Bioneers |

Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative |

Northern Rockies Rising Tide | northernrockiesrisingtide@gmail

Occupy Helena

Occupy Missoula |

Opportunity Citizens Protective Assn

Park County Environmental Council |

Permaculture Missoula

Pheasants Forever, Central MT |

Pine Butte Swamp Preserve, TNC

Planned Parenthood Generation Action at UM|

Property & Environment Research Center (PERC) |

Rattlesnake Creek Watershed Group |

Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge |

Reinvest Montana |

River Management Society |

Rock Creek Alliance |

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation |

Rocky Mtn Research Station

S - Z

SAVE =Students against Violating the Env. (Hellgate High) | |

SAVE Foundation |

Save Our Amazing Planet SOAP

Seedlings of Change |

Sierra Club MT |

Society for Conservation Biology,

Sonoran Institute, Northern Rockies |

Student Conservation Society |

Sustainable Business Council, Msl |

Sustainable Living Systems |

Swan Ecosystem

Swan View Coalition |

Teller Wildlife

Transition Missoula |

Trees for Missoula | P.O. Box 18280, Missoula, MT 59808 

Trust MT |

Two Rivers History |

UM Air & Waste Management Association |

UM Beekeeping

UM Center for Env. Health |

UM Ch. American Fisheries Society |

UM CAN (Climate Action Now) |

UM Edible Campus |

UM Environmental Studies |

UM Foodshed email

UM Real Food Challenge |

UM Recycling Committee |

UM Society for Ecological Restoration |

UM Students for Peace & Justice

UM Sustainability Office |

UM Watershed Health Clinic | email

UM Wilderness Association   Facebook Page

US Geological Survey in MT |

Waterkeeper Alliance Affiliate Program |

Watershed Education Network |

Watershed Institute

Western MT Fish & Game Association

Western MT Growers Coop |

Western MT Mycological Association |

Western Organization of Resource Councils |

Western Watersheds Project

Whitefish Lake Institute |

Wild Earth Guardians (formerly Wildlands CPR)

Wild Rockies Field Institute |

Wilderness Information Network

Wilderness Institute |

Wilderness Land Trust |

Wilderness Society, N. Rockies |

Wilderness Treatment Center

Wilderness Watch |

Wildwest Institute |

Women's Voices for the Earth WVE |

Worldwide Film Expedition |

Yellowstone Buffalo Foundation |

Yellowstone Ecological Research Center |

Yellowstone to Yukon |