How can license plates help river conservation? When you purchase a new “Wild Rivers” specialty license plate in Montana, the Northern Rockies Office of American Rivers receives a $25 donation that we use to protect wild rivers, restore damaged rivers,… Read more »
Mike works to protect and restore Montana’s headwaters rivers and streams by working with local citizens, businesses, elected officials, governmental agencies, and conservation organizations in the region.
Mike joined American Rivers in 2011. Prior to that he worked for the Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee (GYCC) as a Climate Change Specialist. He has worked on conservation issues in the Northern Rockies and internationally since 2001. As a former river guide and Senior Field Instructor at the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Mike has paddled over 11,000 miles of rivers in the West.
M.S. in Natural Resources Policy and Conflict Resolution from the University of Montana (2008); B.S. in Neuroscience and a B.A. in Philosophy from Michigan State University (1997)The Dolores River (CO)
Blog Posts By This Author
Time is running out to reauthorize one of the nation’s most successful and popular conservation tools: The Land and Water Conservation Fund.
This blog is part of our series featuring the rivers protected by Congress in December 2014, including those designated as Wild and Scenic Rivers. Sun River, MT | Mike Fiebig Western Montanans are lucky enough to live amongst truly wild places: valleys… Read more »
The Infamous Stringdusters lend a hand at a National River Cleanup® event in Missoula, MT | © Michael Fiebig August days in Montana tend to be hot, dry, and sunny. This day was no different, making the cool water of the Clark Fork River feel t… Read more »
East Rosebud Creek, MT | © Michael Fiebig It has been nearly a year since my last blog post on East Rosebud Creek, and I have some great news to share! Because of the hard work of a number of individuals and groups such as Friends of East Rosebud, Nort… Read more »
Blue skies and a light breeze accompanied the aroma of grilling sausages at the inaugural “Celebrate East Rosebud” event held at East Rosebud Lake late last month. While most of the 240 local residents in attendance brought dishes to share… Read more »
The Clark Fork, flowing through Missoula, Montana, is no longer the same river that it was when I lived near its banks during graduate school. Back then paddlers, swimmers, and fishermen had to contend with long green plumes of “rock snot”… Read more »