Mission Statement

The Yellow Breeches Watershed Association (YBWA) is committed to cooperatively foster public understanding and sound management of environmental resources in the Yellow Breeches Watershed. The YBWA is a solution-oriented organization, providing technically sound information, education, leadership and coordination in the field of watershed management. The YBWA advances environmental stewardship through support of practical management of watershed resources for the protection and enhancement of environmental quality.


  1. Coordinate a regional voice for communicating philosophy and practices to enhance watershed environmental resources management.
  2. Provide continuing education and information sharing opportunities for members and interested stakeholders
  3. Effectively disseminate watershed management information to members, public officials, regulators, key professionals, and the public.
  4. Support and participate in watershed monitoring of the Yellow Breeches Creek and its tributaries.
  5. Support projects, which maintain or improve watershed resources and environmental quality.
  6. Develop alliances with other watershed organizations and mentor others.
  7. Recognize and promote good watershed stewardship and best management practices.