2016 Poster Contest Winners

Here are the winners from our annual poster contest. Students from across the state created posters with NACD’s annual theme, which was “We All Need Trees” for 2016. The top three in each category from each participating district were sent to MACD, and were judged at the Spring Board Meeting. Now the 1st place poster in […]

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Scholarship Winners Announced

MACD is proud to announce the 2016 recipients of our annual scholarships. The scholarships are for Montana high school seniors or students already attending post- secondary education in Montana with an intended study in the field of natural resources. We received 13 applications this year (a recent record) and it was a difficult decision for the review committee […]

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The Montana Conservationist, May 4

Today in The Montana Conservationist: The Yellowstone River Conservation Districts Council (YRCDC, for those in the know) is celebrating the wrap-up of a 20 year project. The Yellowstone River Cumulative Effects Analysis is possibly the most comprehensive study of a river EVER. Which means you should probably read a summary of it. The MSU research […]

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The Montana Conservationist April 21

This week in The Montana Conservationist, we introduce you to the freshest face in the SWCDM office: Jess Makus, our new Programs Manager. Also covered: Jeff Ryan reports on a couple of grizzly bears got the hippest item in home improvements: a willow lift along the streambank bordering their enclosure. Some New Yorkers prove that […]

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Saving Ozzie & Bruno’s Home

Conservation Districts work together to restore streambank and protect Grizzly Bear enclosure at Zoo Montana. Written by Jeff Ryan, Lewis & Clark CD, with input from Jeff Ewelt, Director ZooMT; LaVerne Ivie, Administrator Yellowstone Conservation District; and Matt Johnson, PE CFM RESPEC. Recently I had the opportunity, representing my Lewis and Clark Conservation District, to travel […]

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Welcome to the Beaverhead CD Website!

Hello!  Welcome to the new Beaverhead Conservation District website.  Here you will find

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The Montana Conservationist April 6

This week in The Montana Conservationist brings a lot of news, but very few jokes from your friendly TMC compiler. First, the NRCS gets sensitive to allergens and is now excluding buckwheat from conservation plantings in or near wheat fields. A statewide council convened by Governor Bullock has released an assessment of invasive species management in […]

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The Montana Conservationist March 17

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day from The Montana Conservationist! Today is your lucky day: we’ve got an issue full of interesting natural resource news. First off, the Yellowstone River has gotten a little elbow room, thanks to MARS and Montana Land Reliance, who have secured funding for the first ever channel migration easement in Montana. On […]

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