- Musselshell Watershed Diagram
Leon Hammond is the water commissioner for Zone 4, project manager for Upper Musselshell Water Users Association, and ditch rider for Deadman’s Basin Water Users Association. When he is not running water, he is the shooting sports instructor for the Wheatland County Rifleman’s 4-H Club in Harlowton. He is also an Army Veteran and an active member of the American Legion Post #15.
Sample Sites: Musselshell at Two Dot Bridge and Musselshell East of Harlowton
Pam Mickelson is a kindergarten through 4th grade teacher at Ryegate Public School. She is originally from Bozeman, but has also lived in Eastern Montana. She got involved with water quality monitoring after Matt Schmidt, MWC’s Big Sky Watershed Corps member, spent a day at Ryegate School doing guest lectures.
Sample Sites: Musselshell Above Careless Confluence, Musselshell Below Careless Confluence, and Careless Creek at Musselshell Confluence
Donna Pedrazzi is the District Administrator at Lower Musselshell Conservation District in Roundup. She is also a local rancher whose property is right on the river. She got into water quality monitoring through her activities with the Coalition and is a regular attendee at our MWC bi-monthly meetings.
Sample Sites: Musselshell at Hwy 87 Bridge near Roundup and Musselshell at County Road 4 Bridge
Lynn Rettig lives in Musselshell and is the water commissioner for Delphia-Melstone Water Users Association. He got into water quality monitoring through his activities with the Coalition and is a regular attendee at our MWC bi-monthly meetings.
Sample Sites: Musselshell at Bridge at Musselshell, Musselshell Above Melstone South Canal Return, and Musselshell Below Melstone South Canal Return
Tammie Starkjohann lives near Mosby and is a new grandmother of which was born in May in Bozeman, with another on the way (due in October!). She is friends with Laura Nowlin, our Coalition Coordinator, and that is how she got involved with water quality monitoring.
Sample Sites: Musselshell Above Flatwillow Creek and Musselshell Below Flatwillow Creek