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The following are participants in the Upper Basin in the recovery of pallid sturgeon.

Federal Agencies

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service






U.S. Bureau of Reclamation




U.S. Army Corps of Engineers





U.S. Geological Survey




Montana Cooperative Fishery Research Unit





South Dakota Fish and Wildlife Coop Unit

Western Area Power Administration Northern Great Plains Region





State Agencies

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks





North Dakota Game and Fish Department






South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks





Nebraska Game and Parks Commission





Private Entities

PPL Montana





Media Works





Miller Ecological Consultants

Montana Aquatic Resources Services (MARS)

MARS logo

The Upper Basin Pallid Sturgeon Working Group and Governing Board and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks are partnering with Montana Aquatic Resources Services (MARS), a Montana nonprofit, in conserving key habitats for Pallid Sturgeon through channel migration easements and other habitat restoration in the lower Yellowstone River of Montana.  MARS is on the web at montanaaquaticresources.org.  



Montana State University




South Dakota State University





Southern Illinois University