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Local Stream and Watershed Studies

This list includes Missoula County area studies including watershed studies, landscape assessments, management plans, and restoration plans. If you know of a study and dont see us here, please contact us: ri@co.missoula.mt.us

1. Baldridge, J.D., and J. Sylvester. 2005. Missoula City and County Growth Policy Survey, Final Report. Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana. 2. Blackfoot Challenge et al., 2005. A Basin-wide Restoration Action Plan for the Blackfoot Watershed. Prepared for Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Renewable Resource Grants & Loans Program and for The Blackfoot Watershed Restoration and Monitoring Partners. Ovando, Montana. 3. Blackfoot Challenge and Trout Unlimited, 2009. Blackfoot Subbasin Plan. A report prepared for Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Portland, OR. 4. Boyd, K. and T. Thatcher, 2009. Clark Fork River Channel Migration Zone Pilot Project, Technical Memorandum. Applied Geomorphology and DTM Consulting, Inc., Bozeman, Montana. 5. Brandt, T.M. and E. Ringelberg, 1999. Inventory and Assessment of Bank Stabilization Projects on Reaches of the Clark Fork River, Bitterroot River, Blackfoot River, Lolo Creek, and Nine Mile Creek in Missoula County, Montana. Missoula, Mont., Watershed Education Network, 25 pp. 6. Clearwater Resource Council, 2008. Landscape Assessment of the Clearwater Valley of Montana. Seeley Lake, MT. 7. Ellis, J.H., 2008. Streamside Setbacks: Protecting People, Property, and Montanas Streams and Rivers, with Specific Information on Ravalli County, Montana. Handout developed as part of an EPA/DEQ Wetland Development Grant. Montana Audubon, Helena, Montana, January 23, 2008. 8 pp. 8. Knotek, W. L., 2005. Middle Clark Fork River and Missoula Area Fisheries Status Report. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Missoula, Montana. 65 pp. 9. Knotek, W. L. R. Rashap and D. Schmetterling, 2004. Rattlesnake Creek: Fisheries assessment and enhancement 1999-2003. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Missoula, Montana. 10. Land and Water Consulting, Inc., Montana Department of Environmental Quality, and Lake County Conservation District, 2004. Water Quality Protection Plan and TMDLs for the Swan Lake Watershed. Helena, MT.

11. Mathieus, G., 2003. Water Quality Restoration Plan and Total Maximum Daily Loads for the Upper Lolo Creek TMDL Planning Area. Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Helena, Montana. 12. Mathieus, George and J. DeArment, 2005. Water Quality Restoration Plan and Total Maximum Daily Loads for the Ninemile Planning Area. Montana Department of Environmental Quality, Helena, Montana. 13. Missoula Conservation District, 2009. 310 Permit Records. Accessed through the Missoula Conservation District Office, Missoula MT. www.missoulacd.org 14. Missoula County, 2004. Missoula County Floodplain Regulations. Missoula Office of Planning and Grants, Missoula, Montana. 15. Missoula County, 2006. Carrying Capacity Study. Missoula Office of Planning and Grants, Missoula, Montana. 16. Montanas Comprehensive Fish and Wildlife Conservation Strategy (MCFWCS), 2005. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Helena, Montana. 17. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, 2007. Angler Pressure Surveys. Missoula, Montana. Accessed at URL <http://fwp.mt.gov/fishing/management/surveys/2007.html> 18. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, 2008. Blackfoot River Recreation Management, 2008 Annual Report. Missoula, Montana. 19. Natural Resources Conflict Resolution Program, 2007. Creating the Future of the Ninemile Valley: An Exploratory Assessment. Public Policy Research Institute, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana. 20. Pierce, R., R. Aasheim and C. Podner, 2005. An integrated stream restoration and native fish conservation strategy for the Big Blackfoot River basin. Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, Missoula, Montana. 21. Pierce, R. and C. Podner, 2006. The Big Blackfoot River Restoration Progress Report for 2004 and 2005. Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks, Missoula Montana. 22. Pierce, R., C. Podner, M. Davidson, L. Knotek, and J. Thabes, 2008. The Big BlackfootRiver fisheries and restoration investigations for 2006 and 2007. Montana Fish,Wildlife and Parks. Missoula, Montana. 23. Sullivan, S., 2003. Physical, Biological and Chemical Assessment of Lolo Creek, Montana. A Report to the Missoula County Water Quality District, under the direction of Dr. Vicki Watson, UM Watershed Health Clinic. Missoula, Montana. 41pp. 24. Swan Ecosystem Center, 2004. Upper Swan Valley Landscape Assessment. Condon, MT. 25. Tri-State Water Quality Council, 1998. The Clark Fork Voluntary Nutrient Reduction Program. Tri-State Implementation Council, Nutrient Target Subcommittee. Sandpoint, Idaho. 63 pp.

26. Tri-State Water Quality Council, 2005. The Clark Fork Voluntary Nutrient Reduction Program 2005 Status Report. Tri-State Implementation Council, Nutrient Target Subcommittee. Sandpoint, Idaho. 36 pp. 27. Zelazny, J., 2004. Lolo Creek Resource Assessment: A Report on the Condition, Status, and Land Use History of the Lolo Creek Watershed, Missoula County, Montana. Montana Trout. Missoula, Montana. 28. Zelazny, J., 2006. The Creeks of Lolo Creek: A Report on the Tributary Streams of Lolo Creeks Watershed, Missoula County, Montana. Montana Trout. Missoula, Montana.