To inspire greater participation in caring for clean water, we write, create, and produce a variety of multimedia designed to boost watershed awareness and learning. Our communications materials enable members and supporters to act and participate in key issues and decisions, and help propel the nationally significant story of the Clark Fork River’s recovery into the regional and national spotlight.
View all CFC videos on our YouTube channel. Watch our current spotlight to learn more about our work to make the Clark Fork watershed healthy and whole.
Riffles is our newsletter that bring you the news you need to know in the Clark Fork watershed.
Currents is a hard copy magazine that looks in depth at important watershed issues.
BROCHURES, GUIDES, REPORTS AND MORE
Every five years, CFC engages in organization-wide strategic planning. The resulting five-year plan informs yearly goals, work plans and program budgets.
Aquatic Restoration Strategy for the Upper Clark Fork. Elements of an Integrated Approach: CFC’s guiding document informs our restoration priorities for the Upper Clark Fork, outlines our vision of integrated tributary restoration, and reflects concerns of agricultural landowners, recreational stakeholders and urban users.
Working with Water: Tools for Landowners. This easy-to-read brochure outlines options for landowners and water users who are interested in implementing water conservation or efficiency projects on private lands.
Dry Cottonwood Creek Ranch: Restoration Solutions for Working Lands. This brochure details the goings-on at the CFC-managed Dry Cottonwood Creek Ranch in the Upper Clark Fork, including the grass-fed beef program, Superfund cleanup and more.
Landowners Guide: A guide to fixing streams on working lands in the Upper Clark Fork. Produced in partnership with the Watershed Restoration Coalition, this guide offers tips for landowners to navigate the “who, what, and how” of fixing streams: diagnosing the problems, designing the right solution, and finding the money and technical know-how to get the job done.
Stream Care Guide. One of CFC’s most popular publications, this guide offers Montana residents practical tips to help make their home and property “stream-friendly.”
Low Flows, Hot Trout. Decades of data and observation point to a clear conclusion — the Clark Fork basin is experiencing a very real shift in climate. Our climate report takes a look at how changes in air temperature, stream temperature, snowpack, and runoff are impacting rivers, people, fish and wildlife.
Resilience Matters—Strengthening Communities in an Era of Upheaval. Karen Knudsen’s op-ed, “Beware the privatization of your town’s water,” is included in a new e-book compilation by the Urban Resilience Project. The project’s goal is to advance a holistic, transformative approach to thinking and action on urban resilience in the era of climate change, an approach grounded in a commitment to sustainability and equity.