16-05: Pollinator Outreach

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that NACD and MACD continue their support of Pollinator projects, through:

Educational and outreach materials with specific emphasis on the relationship between pollinators and agriculture;
Funding for habitat establishment, monitoring, and restoration;
Development of ideas and templates for pollinator projects;
THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that MACD encourage collaboration with other agencies and organizations to further develop local and regional plans for pollinator habitat enhancement; and

THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that MACD encourages individual Conservation Districts to include pollinator projects in their annual goal setting.

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16-04: Continued Funding for CBMPA Program

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts approach the next Montana Legislature to request continued funding for the CBMPP for program management, water sampling, and reimbursement to landowners for approved claims.

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16-03: Retaining the CBMPA Legislation

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts work with DNRC and the state legislature to assure that the Coal Bed Methane Protection Act is retained as state law in order to maintain the future option of providing a mechanism to reimburse landowners with approved claims.

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16-02: Supporting Infrastructure

WHEREAS, MCA 76-156-102 which is the Montana Association of Conservation Districts’ Declaration of policy, states “It is hereby declared to be the policy of the legislature to provide for the conservation of soil and soil resources of this state, for…

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16-01: Support for Conservation District Water Reservations

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts will oppose any efforts to revoke or reduce the flow rates and volumes of any and all Water Reservations held by Conservation Districts.

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