The Montana Conservationist, July 21

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Hoooooh, boy! TMC is chock full this week, readers! We start off this week’s issue with the news that SWCDM has signed an agreement with the State of Montana and USDA to streamline and coordinate Sage Grouse conservation efforts on private lands in Montana. **It’s not really even a big deal. **Dusts shoulders off***. Then […]

Big Sky Watershed Corps Host Site Applications

Sara Moore, McKenzie

We talk a lot about how great our Big Sky Watershed Corps members are. From implementing stream monitoring programs to youth education, and anywhere else you can think to guide them, hosting a member is a great way to increase the capacity of your Conservation District or organization. The young college grads serve for one year […]

The Montana Conservationist, July 8

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Montana Conservationist! This week we welcome two new employees into the SWCDM fold (whether you should congratulate them, or us on snagging them, we’re not sure). Then we’ve got your complete comprehensive guidebook on everything you ever wanted to know about beavers and encouraging them to restore your streams, […]

Sage Grouse Program Launches Search for Manager

HELENA, Mont. – Recruitment is under way for a manager of the Sage Grouse Habitat Conservation Program, the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) announced today. “All of the pieces are in place for an effective program to conserve habitat and reduce future threats to sage grouse,” said DNRC Director John Tubbs. “It’s […]

DNRC Seeks Rangeland Resource Coordinator

Job Title:  State Rangeland Resource Coordinator, Conservation Districts Bureau Division: Conservation and Resource Development Division Position #:  Helena Status:  Permanent Full Time Salary:  $21.983 to $24.425 per hour, depending on qualifications Supplement required:  yes Resume required: yes   The DNRC mission is to help ensure that Montana’s land and water resources provide benefits for present […]

Wildland Urban Interface Grants

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation Forestry Division announces that the application period for the FY2016 Western Wildland Urban Interface Grant Program is now open. Attached are the request for proposals, application form, and application instructions. Please review all application materials carefully. These will also be posted on the DNRC Forestry Division webpage. […]

The Montana Conservationist, June 23

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With the [rainy] month of June nearly behind us and a big heat wave forecast for Western Montana, this issue focuses on what’s on everyone’s mind: Water. Whether there’s enough of it (hint: there isn’t), how to use it (let’s shoot for less), where to get more (look to the sea). But if those stories […]

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