SWCDM Seeking Operations Manager

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Operations Manager Application Deadline: Open until filled. First application review will start June 30th, 2015 Location: Helena, Montana; Anticipated Start Date: TBD Overview:  This Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana (SWCDM) position is part of a statewide effort to serve the interests of Montana’s 58 Conservation Districts. The position will direct our office […]

Jobs: SGI Range Conservationist in Forsyth

The Sage Grouse Initiative’s Strategic Watershed Action Team (SWAT) is hiring a Range and Wildlife Conservationist to fill a newly created position in Montana. The SWAT was established in 2011 to build field capacity andstrengthen the science guiding the NRCS-led Sage Grouse Initiative. Since 2011, the Montana Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Inc., the Montana Association of […]

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 […]

Photo & Liability Releases


This week on Social Media Fridays, I’d like to cover a question that came up at the Administrator’s Training in Great Falls. One savvy administrator asked whether she should be getting photo releases signed by parents before posting photos of kids at education events on the district Facebook page and website.

Poster Contest Winners

Winner, Evelynn Stubbs, Wibaux

At the MACD Spring Board meeting we had the pleasure of judging posters from across the state for the annual NACD Poster Contest. Districts asked local students to create posters around this year’s theme, “Local Heroes: Your Hard Working Pollinators”. Each district submitted their top posters in each age category to the state contest. Those […]

The Montana Conservationist, June 10

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Welcome to the latest edition of the Montana Conservationist. This week we give you all the juicy details of what happened at the MACD Spring Board meeting. Then we’ve got an opportunity for you to nominate your favorite supervisors or CD affiliates (hint, what about those dedicated individuals that went to Helena last week?). We […]

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