News From the Front, March 24

Dear Readers: One of the Conservation District Administrators called NFTF “calm,” a word that I had not thought of as pertinent to any legislative process, even the first day. The Session is swirling with much uncalmness, a word that I may have just invented because it has that squiggly red line under it as I […]

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News From the Front, March 17

Never trust a dog to watch your food. Saint Patrick The week according to Jeff… Dear Readers: Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The green grass will be here at some point in the future, but today is a fun celebration of all things green and of all things Irish.  I thought about commenting on this week’s […]

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News From the Front, February 24

Photograph used by permission of the Billings Gazette. Photographed by Casey Page.  Calving season at Castle Mountain Ranch. Thanks to the Gazette and Casey for their help. “You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.”  Plato “You can discover more about a person in an […]

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The Montana Conservationist February 1

In what may come as no surprise, politics dominate this week’s edition of The Montana Conservationist. We take a look at how the national stage may affect our local efforts: Who is Sonny Perdue? Northern Ag introduces us to the former Georgia governor who is the President’s pick to lead the USDA Montana NRCS has […]

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2017 MACD Scholarship Application Now Available

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 course of study that allows students to explore natural resource […]

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2016 MACD Resolutions

2016 Montana Association of Conservation District Resolutions   RESOLUTION 16-1 Support for Conservation District Water Reservations   WHEREAS, the Water Reservations held by Conservation Districts continue to be in the Public Interest for all Montana citizens as originally determined by the Board of Natural Resources and Conservation when they were granted.   WHEREAS, the amounts […]

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Year in Review

It’s hard to believe that I’m facing down the calendar and suddenly it’s the end of November which means it’s time to take a look back and do a quick review of where we’ve been in 2016 and begin to think about where we’re headed in 2017.

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Legislative Districts by Conservation District Area

To make it easier for Conservation Districts to identify their members of the Montana State Legislature, we’ve developed a list of Senate and House Districts by Conservation District and a number of maps based on the MACD Areas. If you need help locating or contacting either your senator or representative, try using this approach. The links […]

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