Beaverhead County Irrigators Take Reduced Allotments Amid Dry Conditions

This essay was written by Big Sky Watershed Corps member Chris Carparelli, who is working with the Beaverhead Conservation District. It’s the first in a series we’ll be posting from BSWC members across the state, as they learn about their areas and try to make positive impacts for conservation. For more about the Big Sky […]

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Montana State Water Plan Released

The State Water Plan, a 20 year guide to the management, implementation, and understanding of Montana’s water resources has recently been published.  Hundreds of state residents provided their ideas and concerns to four basin advisory councils from various regions of the state.

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Irrigation Water Management Program Enrollment Now Open

MACD is pleased to provide another year of our Irrigation Water Management (IWM) Service. MACD’s IWM Service is available to all Montana irrigators and can be used in conjunction with NRCS EQIP irrigation programs. Three levels of irrigation management are available, and MACD’s IWM Service will assist producers with the maintenance of soil moisture records and provide feedback on the application of water and […]

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State of Montana WOTUS comments

In this post, we give you links to Montana Governor Steve Bullock’s and Montana Attorney General Tim Fox’s letters to the EPA concerning the WOTUS ruling. As many of you know, the EPA’s draft rule entitled Waters of the US has many potential repercussions, both good and bad. It’s potentially a huge change to the […]

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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 (gabdo@mtech.edu).   About the MBMG Ground Water Investigation Project In Montana, groundwater is essential for safe drinking water supplies and for economic growth. On average, approximately […]

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