The Montana Conservationist, May 15

It’s spring time in Montana, and that means the sage grouse are lekking, the grayling are spawning, and the cattle are getting fat! Also the rivers are flooding, in case no one noticed…. Here’s the roundup of conservation news this week: Montana Women: From the Ground Up is now available for purchase! This book from […]

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The Montana Conservationist, May 1

Happy May Day, readers! Today we have a veritable flood (the good kind) of conservation news from across the state. In this week’s issue: Broadwater CD’s Big Sky Watershed Corps Member Katie Mumford was awarded NRCS Montana’s Earth Team Volunteer of the Year A Rosebud farmer who thought he was practicing no-till methods is taking […]

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The Montana Conservationist April 17

Greetings readers! We have a great issue of TMC (and very few jokes, this long spring is wearing me out) for you this week: BEEF Magazine gets in on the soil health movement with a great article explaining the basic concepts fo soil health, and why it’s so important for beef producers. A dry summer […]

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The Montana Conservationist April 3

It’s April, and you’re a fool if you think that means spring is here (*coughs*). Raise your hand if you’re ready for the snow to stop! Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, it’s April, and it’s time for TMC! Here’s what’s in this week’s issue: We have details on the winner’s of […]

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The Montana Conservationist, March 20

Greetings, TMC readers! It’s the first day of spring (I knew it would come eventually!), my tulips are coming up, and it’s TMC day. Does life get any better? Here’s what’s in store for you this week: Judith Basin CD recently welcomed their first female supervisor, part of a growing trend of women in agriculture […]

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The Montana Conservationist February 21

Greetings, conservationists! Here’s hoping your pipes aren’t frozen, and the snow stops blowing long enough for you to catch up on this week’s conservation news: In case you missed it, Montana has had a particularly severe winter. Weather.com writes in to acknowledge that, and provide an excuse (jet streams, blah, blah). I’ll leave it up […]

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The Montana Conservationist February 6

Greetings, readers! This week in The Montana Conservationist: In Bozeman, the Farmers Canal Company will be working with the Montana Bureau of Mines & Geology to study seepage out of the canal as it runs through the city. After a landowner reported seeing a feral hog in NE Montana, an airborne search has found no […]

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The Montana Conservationist January 23

Greetings readers! Did you spend the entire government shutdown just wondering when you could get to your email and read the Montana Conservationist? Well good news, it’s here. This week: The government shut down. And then reopened. The Missoulian has a preview of the Western Montana Grazing and Agriculture Conference, which is later this week. […]

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The Montana Conservationist January 9

Greetings readers! I hope the new year finds you well, and anticipating the first edition of TMC for 2018. I can already tell that it’s going to be a great year for conservation. Here’s what’s up today: USDA reports that Montana’s snowpack is currently the best in the west. Fingers crossed the snow gods keep […]

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The Montana Conservationist, December 22

Hello everyone! Coming to you from the live action snowglobe of Northwest Montana, it’s the last TMC of 2017! As you’re gathering with your family over the holidays, here are some conservation nuggets for you to chew on (almost as good as Grandma’s ginger snaps): SWCDM has added a new feature to our Montana Conservation […]

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