Montana Association of Conservation Districts

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MACD Scholarship is now open for applications

MONTANA ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS  2015 Scholarship Application   Two $500 Scholarships are available for Montana students—high school seniors or students who are attending an accredited post secondary institution in Montana may apply.   Eligibility requirements include: US citizenship, Montana residency, minimum grade point average of 3.0, and enrollment or plans to enroll in a […]

Women in Agriculture

From the Ground Up, Montana Women and Agriculture, DNRC’s oral history project,  is honoring Montana Conservation Month by paying tribute to the women who serve on conservation district boards throughout the state.  For more details go to:

Sage Grouse Opportunity Grants


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


PRESS RELEASE Contact: Ann Schwend MT DNRC 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

Wibaux CD EEP Photo

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!


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 […]

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