The Clearwater Resource Council (CRC) works to engage the community and facilitate efforts that will enhance, conserve, sustain, and protect the natural resources and rural lifestyle of the Clearwater Watershed for present and future generations. Learn more »

August 31, 2017 - Read "A Place for All" article that appeared in the Seeley Lake Pathfinder on August 31, 2017 to learn what is happening with the Trails Project.

Stay up to date on
Montana's Mussel Response
Information & Weekly Briefings here

July 20, 2017 - AIS Inspection is critical in helping to prevent the introduction of invasive mussels, however boats could still slip by and launch. What would it take to reach the "gold standard?" Read the recent Seeley Swan Pathfinder article for a view by CRC's Joann Wallenburn to find out. 

Earlier this spring, "Inspect Before Launch" was the phrase to help boaters to focus and help prevent the spread of invasive species on area lakes. Read Seeley Swan Pathfinder articles from May 18th and April 6th to learn more. 


Previous Pathfinder articles can also be read by typing "mussel" or "CRC" into the Pathfinder search box (near the top, right).

If you're interested in learning about the 2017 State Legislature discussions for combating invasive mussels check out this March 26th article from the Missoulian.


Read the latest newsletter. (1.19 MB)

Read the latest newsletter. (1.19 MB)


The August Pure Montana Tales
with Nick DeCesare, MT FWP Moose Expert
Look for a new date in the fall. Stay safe.

Learn about various events and activities that have taken place this summer:

Contact Jenny at for more information on any of these topics.


2016 Adopt-A-Stream report (1.3 MB)
and the
CRC Volunteer 2016 aquatics monitoring work.
(preliminary report)

Watch CRC's Keeping Clearwater
A 15 minute movie detailing efforts to protect the watershed.

I am particularly proud of the role CRC has played with hazard fuel reduction work around Seeley Lake which is so important. CRC has been a light for the Valley and its residents - keep up the good work.
— Tim Love, former District Ranger, Seeley Lake Ranger District

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Photography: Lake and stream - Ann Mondul; Paddleboarders - Lee Boman; Celebrate the Clearwater - Jenny Rohrer