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About Us

Who We Are

Headwaters Economics is an independent, nonprofit research group.

The staff at Headwaters Economics blends innovative research techniques and extensive on-the-ground experience working with a range of partners across the West for more than 20 years.

Our Mission

The mission of Headwaters Economics is to improve community development and land management decisions in the West.

How We Work

Headwaters Economics provides original and effective research to people and organizations that make a difference in the West.

We work with community leaders, landowners, public land managers, elected officials, business owners, and other nonprofit organizations.  Our goal is to give these partners credible information they can use to identify and solve problems.

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Click here to read our Research Update Newsletters about our work on issues such as energy, wildfires, communities, and EPS-HDT.

Contact Us

Headwaters Economics
Mail: P.O. Box 7059, Bozeman MT 59771
Deliveries: 270 W. Kagy, Suite G, Bozeman MT 59715 (Google Map)
Phone: 406.570.8937


Headwaters Economics, as an independent, nonprofit research group, receives funding from a wide variety of sources.