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 […]

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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: http://dnrc.mt.gov/cardd/ConservationDistricts/OralHistoryProject/women-supervisors.asp

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Big Sky Watershed Corps Host Site Application

Apply to host a Big Sky Watershed Corps Member for 2015! Applications due July 31, 2015 BSWC_Application_Packet_2015 Find out more about becoming a Big Sky Watershed Corps member.

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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 […]

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Wibaux CD EEP Day

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 […]

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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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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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