The Montana Conservationist, March 31

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Welcome to this week’s edition of The Montana Conservationist! This week we comb through USDA’s Ag Census Data for highlights, plus we take a look at Lewis & Clark County is doing to discourage new subdivisions in places without adequate water. Then there’s the old not-such-a-problem of too many Steves, as Conservation District Supervisors gain […]

Blackfoot Challenge Seeks Operations Manager

Applications accepted through March 31. Blackfoot Challenge seeks Full-time Operations Manager Celebrating 20 years of partnerships, the Blackfoot Challenge is a nonprofit organization with the mission to coordinate efforts that conserve and enhance the natural resources and rural way of life in the Blackfoot Watershed for present and future generations.

News From the Front, March 27

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Total number of Introduced Bills – 1158; Total number of Introduced and Unintroduced Bills – 2463   Another interesting week There were lots of activities this week. On Monday 23rd March two Aquatic Invasive Species bills (HB 525 and HB 553) were heard in front of the Senate Natural Resources Committee.

News From the Front, March 20


In our seeking for economic and political progress, we all go up – or else we all go down. – Franklin D. Roosevelt We’d like to start off this edition of NFTF by including a message we received from a District expressing concerns about MACD’s position on a particular bill. We include this for a number of reasons, but […]

The Montana Conservationist, March 17

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Welcome to the latest edition of The Montana Conservationist! This week we feature an interesting study on Yellowflag Iris which uses DNA mapping to demonstrate that the invasive species spreads by seed, not by vegetative fragments as previously thought. And continuing on that DNA track, there’s a lab in Missoula that can tell if a […]

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