Programs


 In-Lieu Fee Program

MARS’ In-Lieu Fee Program provides compensatory mitigation for unavoidable impacts to Montana wetlands and streams. Collection of mitigation fees is an innovative approach to fund and implement restoration work in concert with more traditional conservation and restoration funding.

Channel Migration Easement Program

The Channel Migration Easement (CME) program offers landowners an opportunity to sell the right to armor and reinforce riverbanks that are within the river’s 100-year channel migration zone.

The Shape of a River

The Shape of a River is a short film collaboratively executed with Ocean Media Institute highlighting the Yellowstone River and MARS’ Channel Migration Easement program along its banks.