The Montana Conservationist, September 16

Many of you are standing in the rain in Ennis today on the Montana Range Tour, but for those sitting cozily in the office (or at home by the fire, no judgement), come on a journey into the world of The Montana Conservationist! We’ll start by hearing from USDA about a new initiative to help transitioning […]

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The Montana Conservationist, September 2

The Montana Conservationist. September. They’re both here. This week in the Montana Conservationist, we catch up with the newest supervisor on the MACD board of directors. That’s Judi Knapp, of Treasure CD, and this isn’t her first rodeo. (Well, actually, we don’t have verification on rodeo activity. But she does know her way around a […]

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The Montana Conservationist, August 19

TMC for August 19, 2015, is now here! This week we tour a fantastic project in Alder, Montana that gave the Ruby River a curvy new look. Then we hear from farmers in New Mexico about what the orange-colored Animas River disaster has done to their livelihoods. Finally, there’s a new resource for land managers that […]

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The Montana Conservationist, August 5

Ah, yes. The Montana Conservationist. This week we ask, just how low does fracking go? (And yes, we answer too). Then there’s a round of hand-shaking with the Swiss, and confirmation on just how sweet Montana is. Plus we’ve got an entertaining story about plants freaking out when they get stressed (just like the rest […]

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The Montana Conservationist, July 21

Hoooooh, boy! TMC is chock full this week, readers! We start off this week’s issue with the news that SWCDM has signed an agreement with the State of Montana and USDA to streamline and coordinate Sage Grouse conservation efforts on private lands in Montana. **It’s not really even a big deal. **Dusts shoulders off***. Then […]

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The Montana Conservationist, July 8

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Montana Conservationist! This week we welcome two new employees into the SWCDM fold (whether you should congratulate them, or us on snagging them, we’re not sure). Then we’ve got your complete comprehensive guidebook on everything you ever wanted to know about beavers and encouraging them to restore your streams, […]

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The Montana Conservationist, June 23

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 […]

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The Montana Conservationist, June 10

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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