March 2018 Meeting Minutes

The Green Mountain Conservation District (GMCD) held a routine monthly meeting on March 21, 2018. Reports from the GMCD Administrator, Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group, Natural Resource Conservation Service, and Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana were presented. Four 310 applications were discussed. The minutes are posted below. Agenda: Regular Board Meeting, March 21  7:00 […]

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Thompson River Watershed Restoration Plan completed!

The Thompson River Watershed Restoration Plan was finalized March 2018! Access it here: Thompson River Watershed Restoration Plan (2018) While the Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group (LCFWG) sponsored the development of the Thompson River Watershed Restoration Plan, the overall goal for this plan was to incorporate the perspectives and priorities of stakeholders (people with interest or concern […]

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GMCD Associate Supervisor, Mindy Ferrell, honored for work in outdoor education

Mindy Ferrell, a Green Mountain Conservation District (GMCD) Associate Supervisor, was recently given the Montana Wilderness Association’s Brass Lantern Award for continued volunteer service promoting public lands, wild spaces and outdoor education. One of her many activities included helping organize the 29th Annual Watershed Festival, put on by GMCD and Eastern Sanders County Conservation District, […]

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Roots: Bringing back the Bull River

Today, the Bull River is lacking in native shrubs and trees along its river banks. Loss of riparian forest, modified hydrology and highly competitive reed canarygrass limit the natural regeneration of other species. A healthy river is lined with diverse vegetation which has varied root systems that hold streambanks intact (in addition to providing important […]

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January 2018 Meeting Minutes

The Green Mountain Conservation District (GMCD) held a routine monthly meeting on January 17, 2018. Reports from the GMCD Administrator, Natural Resource Conservation Service, and the Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group were presented. Ten 310 applications were discussed. Meeting minutes are attached. 01.17.18 GMCD Meeting Minutes

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Vermilion River Restoration

The Vermilion River represents the single largest Bull Trout spawning stream in more than 100 miles of the mainstem Lower Clark Fork River drainage and is also a stronghold for westslope cutthroat trout. Historically, the river has been impaired by upstream clear-cutting and significant mining activity, which has decreased the stability of this drainage. In […]

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December 2017 Meeting Cancelled

Green Mountain Conservation District’s December 2017 meeting is cancelled.

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November 2017 Meeting Cancelled

Green Mountain Conservation District’s November 2017 meeting is cancelled.

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October 2017 Meeting Minutes

The Green Mountain Conservation District held a regular meeting on October 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm. Reports from the GMCD Administrator, Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group, Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks,  and Natural Resource Conservation Service were presented. See attached minutes for more information. Five 310 applications/projects were discussed. 10.18.17 GMCD Meeting Minutes  

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September 2017 Meeting Minutes

The Green Mountain Conservation District held a regular meeting on September 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm. Reports from the GMCD Administrator, Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group, Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks,  Natural Resource Conservation Service, and Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana were presented. See attached minutes for more information. Ten 310 applications/projects were discussed. 09.20.17 […]

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