Currently, we are interviewing for an AutoCAD Drafter/Field Technician to join our team. As a Drafter/Field Technician, you will assist with preparing design plans and estimate quantities for complex projects, including: river restoration, biotechnical bank stabilization, irrigation infrastructure, floodplain studies, fish passage structures and fish screens, wetland mitigation, erosion control, and environmental permitting.  You will […]

Jefferson Slough Eurasian Watermilfoil Control and Eradication Project

The Jefferson Slough Eurasian Watermilfoil Control and Eradication Project has been highlighted in the Society for Ecological Restoration, Northwest Chapter’s Spring, 2018 newsletter. Construction of narrower channel adjacent to infested segment of Jefferson Slough. Newly constructed channel segment immediately following seeding & hydro-mulching.  

Bozeman Creek at Bogert Park, Recently Completed

The Bozeman Creek Enhancement Committee and the design team led by Confluence Consulting, TD&H Engineering, Intrinsik Architecture, Nishkian Monks, Vaughn Environmental, and Design 5 gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 22nd to celebrate the completion of the Bozeman Creek Enhancement project. This project was established to improve Bozeman Creek through Bogert Park. Conceived in […]

Construction of Poindexter Slough Fisheries Enhancement Project

For the past 5 years, Confluence has been working with the Beaverhead Watershed Committee, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and the Dillon Canal Company on the Poindexter Slough Fisheries Enhancement Project near Dillon, MT. When completed, this project will improve fish habitat and flows through 4.75 miles of Poindexter Slough, a popular fishing destination due […]

Confluence adds Hydrologist

Confluence is delighted to announce the addition of hydrologist Mark Story to our team of natural resource consultants. Mark recently finished a distinguished 38-year career as a Forest Hydrologist on 4 National Forests. He has a diverse array of expertise, including NEPA analysis and documentation, air and water quality monitoring, watershed rehabilitation, stream restoration, mine […]

Bozeman Creek Restoration Planning Continues

Efforts to return Bozeman Creek to a more natural state are flowing in Bogert Park.  Read the recent article in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle:   Plans flowing for curvier, more natural Bozeman Creek

Lovell to Speak in Belgium

Confluence Principal, Jim Lovell will be speaking at the WALPHY symposium in Belgium this October. Jim’s presentation will explore the trade-off between minimizing risk and maximizing ecological gain. He will also discuss how decisions concerning risk effect short and long-term costs and public perceptions of project success. The following is an excerpt from Jim’s presentation: […]

Railroad Creek Habitat Improvements

Confluence has been retained by Magnus Pacific Corporation to provide construction planning and stream restoration construction oversight services for the relocation and realignment of Railroad Creek in the Cascade Mountains of Washington. The channel is being relocated as part of a larger Superfund project to separate mine tailings from the active river channel and eliminate […]

Bozeman Creek Restoration at Bogert Park

Confluence stream restoration specialists are working collaboratively with the Bozeman Creek Enhancement Committee (BCEC) to restore Bozeman Creek as it flows through Bogert Park. For over 30 years, this popular community playground and park has been host to Bozeman’s Farmer’s Market. Bozeman Creek flows six miles within the city limits to the confluence of the […]

Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Conservation in Lower Deer Creek

Confluence Consulting’s water resources engineer Ronda Burns recently attended the Montana Chapter of the American Fisheries Society meeting in Great Falls. She assisted Carol Endicott, Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks. Carol presented “Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout Conservation in Lower Deer Creek: Population Replication, Nonnative Suppression, Barrier Construction, and Piscicide”. Confluence’s role in the project was performing […]