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World Soils Day


In commemoration of World Soils Day 2014, the Montana Association of Conservation Districts thanks our conservation districts and partners for their dedicated work in conserving and restoring this crucial resource that sustains our communities and feeds the world (95% of our food comes from soil!). For more information about World Soils Day and the importance […]

Bitterroot River: Diversion dam fix at top of funding priority list


From the Ravalli Republic Fixing a dangerous diversion dam on the Bitterroot River was given No. 1 priority on the state’s proposed list for renewable resource grants this year. The Montana Department of Natural Resources recently released rankings for the grant program that will be forwarded to the 2015 Legislature for consideration. The Bitterroot Conservation […]

Why Do Rivers Bend?

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We came across this great video from Minute Earth that illustrates in a simple and accessible way the forces behind a river’s natural meandering path. It’s one of those informative little clips that we’re keeping on hand to show pretty much everyone. Video from Minute Earth via Test Tube

Conservation is a community

Thanks to all those who made this year’s convention a success! The MACD Executive Committee and staff would like to thank all of you who attended the convention at Fairmont Hot Springs. As always, we feel that providing the opportunity to network with other conservation district supervisors, agency representatives, and other conservation minded-folk is one […]

International Sage Grouse Forum

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MACD was represented at the International Sage Grouse Forum held November 13 and 14 in Salt Lake City by our three Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI) range conservationists and Program Director. The Forum was attended by over 350 participants and brought together local sage-grouse working group members, landowners, local planners, energy and industry representatives, and conservation organizations […]

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