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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The Montana Conservationist v9 i5

This week in The Montana Conservationist: A report from our recent trip to Denver to meet with the US Fish & Wildlife Service In a case that many water managers & agricultural producers across the nation have been watching, the US Supreme Court denied a review in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s legal challenge of […]

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The Montana Conservationist v9 i4

It’s time for your twice-monthly dose of conservation catch-up. This week in The Montana Conservationist, lots of money is being doled out. The Army Corps is granting nearly $3 million to water projects in Montana, and three of the eleven projects are sponsored by Conservation Districts (three hips! and a hey!). Adding to the pile, NRCS […]

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The Montana Conservationist, February 3

What do weed blasting, prairie dogs, Silicon Valley, and Laurie Zeller all have in common? They’re all in this week’s edition of The Montana Conservationist, of course! Highlights this week: What do you get when you give a bunch of programmers 100 years of USDA data and a cash prize? Some pretty great apps for […]

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The Montana Conservationist

It’s time for the weekly fluff! No, just kidding. It’s time for The Montana Conservationist! This week in TMC, we get the bad news out of the way first with a spring drought outlook. Then we’ve got a study with ideas on how to convince farmers to conserve water (hint: loads of cash is a […]

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The Montana Conservationist

Welcome to the first TMC of 2016! We know you missed it over the holidays, so this issue is chock full of gems. We’ll start by officially kicking off the International Year of the Pulses—those nutritious, delicious, little legumes that can help heal the world! On page 2, Hamilton is set to welcome Montana’s first […]

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The Montana Conservationist

The last TMC of the year, folks! In this issue: USDA closes a payments loophole that allowed inactive farm managers to collect safety net payments, meaning more for those who are actually putting work in on the farm A group of Tongue River ranchers is fighting to get the proposed Tongue River Railroad permanently denied […]

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2016 MACD Scholarship Application Now Available

The application for MACD’s 2016 scholarship is available now! 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 […]

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