News From the Front, April 24


“Have you thought of an ending?” “Yes, several, and all are dark and unpleasant.” “Oh, that won’t do! [Sessions]* ought to have good endings. How would this do: and they all settled down and lived together happily ever after?” “It will do well, if it ever came to that.” “Ah! And where will they live? That’s […]

News From the Front, April 17

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Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy. –Aristotle The media reports on the anger that […]

The Montana Conservationist, April 14

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April showers bring…wait, who’s bringing the April showers? Dig through this week’s edition of The Montana Conservationist for a map of just how dry Montana is at the moment. Lewis and Clark takes a familiar place in the limelight this week, and we suggest celebrating with a beer full of Montana grown hops (details on […]

News From the Front, April 10


Congratulations to Ann McCauley and her husband John on their new son! His name is Beck and he weighed 8’8″ at birth. This is the face he made when we asked if he wanted to work for MACD, starting next week. The Billion Word Building Researchers now say that the average number of words a […]

News From the Front, April 3


“Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you. ” ― Pericles Someone asked us to provide more background information on who these people are that are quoted in NFTF. Just as we look to Supervisors who have lived on the land for decades, we also look […]

Maki Foundation Grants


The Maki Foundation, established in 1981, makes grants for environmental protection in the western United States. In particular, the foundation is concerned with protection and preservation of the Rocky Mountain West’s remaining wild lands, rivers, and wilderness, as well as the wildlife that depends on these lands.

IWJV Capacity Grants available to restore priority bird habitats

The IWJV Capacity Grants Program is intended to build capacity and catalyze partnerships that measurably contribute to the protection, restoration, or enhancement of priority bird habitats to support sustainable populations of birds in the Intermountain West. Successful capacity grants are meant to join conservation partners together—around priority areas, habitats, or bird species—to improve conservation program […]

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