We use the best available science to ensure the survival of Montana's birds and other wildlife.
Colonial waterbird distribution and populations is a priority to determine conservation status, identify potential threats, and develop conservation plans affecting these species’ habitats.
The Long-billed Curlew is an icon of the Great Plains and America’s intermountain grassland basins
Only about three-percent of Montana’s is comprised of streamside (riparian) and wetland habitat, but it is used by over half of all of our wildlife species.
The Montana Bird Conservation Partnership (MBCP) is a coalition of representatives from state, federal, and tribal agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector.
For Montana, the north-south mountainous ridgelines that make up the Rocky Mountains, also make for ideal migratory conditions, where prevailing winds assist raptors with their long-distance travels.