Irrigation in the Bitterroot

Thursday, September 5th

12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join the Bitter Root Water Forum for a tour of water structures and resources in the Bitterroot Valley!

 

Through this educational field trip for adults, you will:

- learn how water is managed in the Bitterroot

- view irrigation structures like diversions and fish screens

- gain an understanding of modern day irrigation techniques

 

The tour is open to anyone interested in learning more about irrigation in the Bitterroot.

Tour Date: Thursday, September 5th

Tour Time: 12: 30 pm - 5:30 pm

Meeting location: Public Lot across from the Post Office

200 S 4th St Hamilton

Transportation will be provided throughout the tour.

Tour stops include Lake Como, a water diversion and fish screen, and an irrigated farm.

Talks from

-  the Bitter Root Irrigation District

-  Daly Ditches

-  Soil Conservationist (NRCS)

-  Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

-  Irrigated Property (Alan Maki)

Cost is $5 per person.

Space is limited!

To register in person, please stop by the Bitter Root Water Forum office at:

178 South 2nd Street in Hamilton