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The MACD Board of Directors meets regularly at 7:30 AM on the second Monday of the month via conference call. Click here to view the meeting schedule, and here to download an iCal file to subscribe to the meeting calendar feed.

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  • Education Committee Meeting Minutes: March 24th

    On March 24th, 2021 the MACD District Operations Committee met for discussion of topics including:

    • Formation of a Communications Partnership and Outreach (CPO) Work Group
    • Scholarship review
    • Resolutions discussion
    • Upcoming Training
    • Reports on DNRC, MACD, EO etc. on Education Efforts

    Full Meeting Minutes

  • Executive Committee Meeting Minutes: March 29th, 2021

    On March 29st, 2021 the MACD Executive Committee met for discussion of topics including:

    • Standing Committee Activity and Assignments
    • Develop the next full Board Meeting agenda

    Full Meeting Minutes

  • MACD Soil & Land Use Standing Committee Minutes: March 30th, 2021

    On March 1st, 2021 the MACD District Operations Committee met for discussion of topics including:

    • Resolutions Review
    • Wilderness Study Area Policy on Resolutions
    • MT Forest Action Plan

    Full Meeting Minutes

  • Board Meeting Minutes: March 8th, 2021

    On March 8th, 2021 the MACD Board met for discussion of topics including:

    • NACD Resolutions
    • Partner Reports: DNRC, Missouri Conservation District Council, Milk River Watershed Alliance
    • Committee Nominations: Water Resources, Soil and Land Use, Education, Operations, and STAG
    • Legislative Update: DNRC Budget schedule, Grant Programs, other bills, and a motion to formally support the Soil Health Study Bill Resolution
    • Executive Director’s Report on: SWCDM/MACD merger, Meeting with Director Kaster, Cares Act Reimbursement, RFP with DNRC for Communications Specialist position, standing meeting schedule, MACD Budget, Weekly Legislative updates, MWCC Fall Tour.

    Full Meeting Minutes | Financial Report

  • Programs Committee Meeting Minutes: March 16th, 2021

    On March 16th, 2021 the MACD Programs Committee met for discussion of topics including:

    • Grant Funding Report
    • Bridger Plant Material Center: hiring, adding WY to deed and LLC, outreach, board members
    • Program Updates: SGI hires, Mini-Grant calls, Flathead Basin Wastewater Partnership, Conservation Delivery Agreement for the 2022 Soil Health Symposium

    Read the full minutes here

  • Education Committee Meeting Minutes: February 24, 2021

    On February 24, 2021 the Education Committee met for discussion of topics including:

    For the February meeting, the Education Committee continued exploring the possibilities of a marketing plan for Montana’s Conservation Districts. Laura Johnson from the Washington State Conservation Commission presented steps that the Washington State Conservation District took to create their Elevator Pitches, marketing toolkit, and more.

    Read the full minutes here: Education Committee Meeting Minutes: January 20, 2021

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