CD OperationsMACD Internal
coordination, directory , external , jobs

The MACD Job Board is collects jobs posted by conservation districts and our partners. If you have a job posting, there is also a submission form.

CommunicationsSoil & Water Conservation
contacts, directory , map , stories

MACD's conservation district directory map. Includes basic contact information for each conservation district in Montana as well as conservation stories from across the State.

The MACD Membership Website is a private website for districts. Trainings, resources, financial reports and more are posted on the membership website. Use your normal wordpress login and password to login or contact MACD for assistance.

LegislativeMACD Internal
directory, documents , governance , resolutions

Through the resolution process, districts are able to provide the Association with direct input on natural resource topics of high interest or concern at the local, regional, state, and/or national level.

ID resources for conservation district supervisors and staff.

Trainings
library, recording , webpage

Library of recorded webinars and video trainings by DNRC

CD OperationsTrainings
documents, library , supervisors , taxes

The Conservation District Bureau's library of CD related documents/resources including: 310 permitting forms, audit and records retention, finances, CD grants, contracts, elections, law book and historic dates, meetings, personnel, procurement requirements, rental and service agreements, rolling rivers trailer documents, supervisor resources, and ten minute training documents.

Programs
documents, guide , supervisors

A Montana stream permitting guide for conservation district supervisors and staff. Maintained in 2022 by Montana DNRC.

Programs
database, map

Stream Permitting Application Database visualized in an ESRI webmapping application.

Programs
documents, landing page , website

Includes information on stream permitting as well as technical documentation for permitting. Joint application forms are also found here.

Tips and news about how Conservation Districts are using social media and technology and what new tech opportunities are available.

CD Operations
documents, library

Library of general CD-related operations and governance documents including the: Conservation District Law Book, Operations Audit, Personnel Policy Model, Records Retention Schedule, IRS Letter sample, standard rental agreement

CD Operations
documents, library

Sample timesheets, position descriptions, and appraisal forms for districts to use.

CD Operations
document, orientation

For those new to the office, this is a “First Week on the Job” crash course. See the Employee Handbook for a more thorough take on what we CD Employees do.

Programs
documents, library

Library of resources maintained by the EO containing the Montana Stream Permitting Guide, related legal documents, project completion form samples, and more.

CD OperationsTrainings
documents, library , supervisors

Library of resources for supervisors including the new Supervisor Manual, supervisor trainings from the EO and DNRC, Oath of Office, ID Card Request Form, Terms Tracking Sheet, Supervisor Attendance tracking.

CD Operations
documents, library

Resources for annual financial reporting, mill levies, audits and reviews, filing systems, administrator timelines/duties, grant billing/reporting/tracking, personnel management and accounting.

Trainings
recording

Recording of training on records retention for conservation districts.

Trainings
events, leadership , recording

MACD 2022 Virtual Leadership Training Series for Conservation District Supervisors, Employees, and Partners.

CD OperationsTrainings
events, tutorial

Recordings and documents from sessions 1, 2 and 3 of the 2021 QuickBooks training for the Employee’s Organization.

Trainings
events, outreach , recording , website

Various topics from the 2021 Statewide Employee Training in Red Lodge, MT.

Trainings
recording

Recordings of discussions by Montana CD employees and partners. Monthly discussions sponsored by the Montana Conservation District Employee Organization.

MACD Internal
documents, taxes

MACD's 990 tax document.

MACD Internal
documents, financial

Monthly financial statements for the Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD).

MACD Internal
documents

Meeting Minutes for the MACD Board and committees.

MACD Internal
documents, governance

MACD Board Structure: This includes the strategic plan, organizational plan, bylaws, MACD Programs committee charter, Standing Committee Roles & Responsibilities, and resolutions procedures policy

Programs
Funding

MACD awards annual scholarships to students studying or planning to study natural resource issues.

Communications
outreach, worksheet

Seeking media coverage and/or planning an event? This event planning template can help to get you started.

Communications
design, tutorial , website

A growing list of resources are maintained and updated by MACD to be used and shared by the conservation districts of Montana.

Communications
coordination, events

The MACD Calendar is a searchable, community calendar of meetings, events, trainings, and funding opportunities that relate to the work of conservation districts and their partners.

Communications
design, google drive , library

A growing repository of logos for conservation districts, other member organizations, and partners.

Communications
design, external , photos

An archive of CD submitted images. Free to use and open to submission.

Communications
design, software , tutorial

MACD has acquired a Canva Pro subscription for districts to use. This gives all districts access to the service’s premium features. The number of users with access to these features are limited, so to circumvent this issue, MACD offers shared Canva Accounts.

Legislative
external, webpage

The MACD Policy Blog provides updates about current legislative developments relative to Montana's Conservation Districts.