The Montana Conservationist, March 1

This week in TMC: Yesterday President Trump issued an executive order to re-examine the controversial WOTUS rule Want to know when spring is coming? Ask the national Phenology network The Montana Legislature is now on its midway break, and so far 50 new bills have been signed into law…with 500 more to go Montana recognizes […]

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February 2017 Meeting Minutes

The Green Mountain Conservation District (GMCD) held a routine monthly meeting on February 15. Reports from the GMCD Administrator, Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group, and Natural Resource Conservation Service were presented. Supervisor Terry (GMCD’s representative on the Sanders County Aquatic Invasive Species Task Force) reported on the state’s invasive mussel response was made, and the […]

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The Montana Conservationist February 15

It’s awards season in TMC! And no, we’re not talking Beyonce and Adele. More like Kami, Kristi, and Ray. Kami Kilwine, rangeland specialist for the NRCS in Miles City, recently won “Early Career Rangeland Conservationist of the Year” The award for most snowfall goes to Northwest Montana, which received 30 inches over three days, and […]

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The Montana Conservationist February 1

In what may come as no surprise, politics dominate this week’s edition of The Montana Conservationist. We take a look at how the national stage may affect our local efforts: Who is Sonny Perdue? Northern Ag introduces us to the former Georgia governor who is the President’s pick to lead the USDA Montana NRCS has […]

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January 2017 Meeting Minutes

The Green Mountain Conservation District (GMCD) held a routine monthly meeting on January 18. Reports from the GMCD Administrator, Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group, and Natural Resource Conservation Service were presented. One 310 permit and one 310 complaint were discussed. Meeting minutes are attached. 01.18.17 GMCD Meeting Minutes

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2017 MACD Scholarship Application Now Available

Two $500 Scholarships are available for Montana students—high school seniors or students who are attending an accredited post secondary institution in Montana may apply. Eligibility requirements include: US citizenship, Montana residency, minimum grade point average of 3.0, and enrollment or plans to enroll in a course of study that allows students to explore natural resource […]

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