UMOWA is hosting several volunteer projects and fundraising events in 2022. UMOWA's goal is to enhance the Upper Missouri River's aquatic health through community outreach and capacity building. Please contact Michelle Chandler at if you are interested in donating your time to one of our many volunteer events!

Winter 2022 Raffle

UMOWA is excited to announce our Winter 2022 Raffle! The UMOWA winter raffle will fund ongoing scientific studies, environmental restoration projects, and conservation efforts on the Upper Missouri River.

Prizes include 3 nights lodging and two days of guided fishing at the exclusive Missouri River Ranch, a flyfishing getaway with lodging on the Missouri +1 day of guided fishing, an Orvis Recon 9-foot, six-weight rod package, Sawyer Squaretop Dyno X Oars, and a YETI cooler package. See details here.

You can purchase your raffle ticket for our 2022 Winter Raffle by contacting Alan Shaw at 406-995-2792 or  The drawing will be held on February 15th, 2021.

See Raffle Details Here

Missouri River Spring Trash Clean-up 2021

Upper Missouri Watershed Alliance (UMOWA) hosted a spring trash clean-up on the Missouri River on June 1st, 2021. Our 11 volunteers covered over 20 river miles and collected 9 full bags of trash.

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Bashin’ Trash

UMOWA will partake in a multi-organization effort to clean trash from over 140 miles of the Missouri River in partnership with Sun River Watershed Group (SRWG) and other Missouri Watershed groups.

Volunteer with us!

The event will take place on August 21st, 2021.

Volunteer with us!

Support Our Work

Our raffle and volunteer events are intended to generate capacity-building funds to support UMOWA. In the next stages of growing our organization and mission, UMOWA is raising funds to establish physical office space, increase membership, and support our multiple scientific projects. Support our growth by purchasing a raffle ticket or volunteering at one of our events today!