Montana Association of Conservation Districts

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Sage Grouse Opportunity Grants

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The Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD), using a grant provided by the Bureau of Land Management, is requesting proposals from groups interested in sage grouse conservation activities. The types of activities that may be approved include a wide variety of on-the-ground projects as well as outreach efforts. Deadline June 11th. Sage Grouse Opportunity Grant […]

Comment period open for Upper Missouri Basin Advisory draft water plan recommendations

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PRESS RELEASE Contact: Ann Schwend MT DNRC aschwend@mt.gov 406-444-1806   Date: May 16, 2014   Subject: Montana Water Supply Initiative, Upper Missouri River Basin Advisory Council   The Upper Missouri River Basin Advisory Council (UpMo BAC) has completed a draft report of recommendations it will forward to the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation […]

Wibaux CD EEP Day

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The Wibaux Conservation District sponsored Environmental Education Program (EEP) 2014 on May 7, 2014.  EEP aka “Outdoor Classroom” was chased inside by the weather.  The only day in the week that it rained was on the EEP day.  None the less, we moved all the outdoor stations indoors and it was enjoyed by all.  The […]

Welcome New Administrators!

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March 28, 2014 Administrator’s training at Fort Keogh in Miles City. In the picture are: Back row: *Mary Hendrix, McCone Co. CD; *Darlene Schwend, Carbon C0. CD; Laurie Zeller, Bureau Chief, DNRC; Julie Goss, Richland CD; Kodie Olson, Little Beaver CD; Bobbi Vannattan, Rosebud CD; Guelda Halvorson, Sweet Grass CD; Carol Watts, Custer Co. CD; *Penny Shipp, Valley […]

Request for Qualifications for Irrigation Water Management Contractor

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Working with our partners at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) has coordinated a program to assist growers with managing irrigation water in their fields. Irrigation Water Management helps growers evaluate the effectiveness of irrigation equipment, calculate good water management decisions, and justify irrigation adjustments. Irrigation Water Management […]

Getting Conservation on the Ground

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A cooperative approach for labor-intensive natural resource conservation projects Are you a farmer or rancher that needs a work crew to accomplish a labor intensive conservation project? Or a Conservation District that needs workers for a conservation project in a remote area? Or a District Conservationist with a program participant whose contract includes fencing, tree […]

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