Recently, winter stormed back onto the southwest Montana landscape. A March 24 storm left almost a foot of snow on the slopes high above Big Sky, with a few inches dusting the meadows and canyons closer to the Gallatin River. On the morning of March 25, our...
Though Big Sky’s full-time population is rapidly growing, this is still a tourist town. As such, there are a variety of inns, lodges, hotels and motels, all catering to visitors itching to enjoy southwest Montana’s natural beauty. While AirBnB-style rentals are...
So far, this season has been a mild one. While the Natural Resources Conservation Service is reporting a Gallatin watershed snowpack that’s 121 percent of normal, it didn't feel much like winter until the last week of storms. Even with snowfall, temps have remained...
In a salt-based system, healthy calcium and magnesium are replaced by equal parts of sodium, and the significant volume of water used in this process is flushed down the drain.
Technology is ubiquitous in our 21st-century lives. It permeates our socializing, our shopping, our banking and even our driving. Why not use it to maximize our water conservation? That’s exactly what the Big Sky Water and Sewer District is doing with the...
- February 26, 2019 – “Watershed Groups Say Planning Key to Drought Resiliency”
- June 20, 2018 – “The Price of Emergency Water”, Lone Peak Lookout
- June 13, 2018 – “Op-Ed: Stay Beautiful, Use Less Water”, Explore Big Sky
- May 8, 2018 – “Back 40: Water-conscious Landscaping and Irrigation”, Explore Big Sky
- March 3, 2018 – “Attention Turns to Water Supply at Community Meetings”, Explore Big Sky
- February 28, 2018 – “To Water or Not to Water?”, Lone Peak Lookout
- February 22, 2018 – “Does Big Sky Have Surplus Water?”, Lone Peak Lookout
- February 8, 2018 – “What Matters More than Water?”, Lone Peak Lookout