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The Montana Conservationist, 10/20

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Below please find a link to the most recent addition of the Montana Conservationist. In this issue, you’ll find an introduction of our new Communications Director, news about FWP’s most recent bison & big horn sheep decisions, information on DEQ’s free riparian map trainings, and more! The Montana Conservationist  

MACD 2014 Convention Information


The excitement is growing for our annual convention (it’s pretty much better than Christmas, as far as we’re concerned in the office). Here you can find the most recent agenda. It will continue to change, but this link will be kept current. Registration and paypal payment is available on our Convention page. Lodging is limited at the […]

Groundwater Investigation Program seeking new projects for 2015


The MBMG Ground Water Investigation will be looking for new projects in 2015 and will be asking groups/individuals to submit applications for specific projects. For more information, please contact Ginette Abdo (   About the MBMG Ground Water Investigation Project In Montana, groundwater is essential for safe drinking water supplies and for economic growth. On average, approximately […]

6 Month ED Report


As I complete six months here at MACD, I thought I would take some time to talk about where those six months have gone and where we will go in the next six months. Thank you to all who have helped me learn more about all of the wonderful things Conservation Districts undertake. I have […]

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 […]

Wibaux CD EEP Day

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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 […]

Waters of the United States Proposed Rule Change


The Waters of the United States proposed rule change has been released. We are still working with the National Association of Conservation District to analyze the implications for this rule change on conservation districts. Below are some important links and documents important to our initial analysis. We will continue to update this post and the […]

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