March 2017 Meeting Minutes

The Green Mountain Conservation District (GMCD) held a routine monthly meeting on March 15. Reports from the GMCD Administrator, Natural Resource Conservation Service, and the Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana were presented. Seven 310 applications were discussed. Meeting minutes are attached. 03.15.17 GMCD Meeting Minutes

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The Montana Conservationist March 15

This week in the Montana Conservationist: We’re very proud that Jeff Tiberi and the Broadwater Conservation District have been recognized by MWCC for their outstanding contributions to Watershed Stewardship. NRCS’s monthly Snow Report is good news for spring flows, as a (ultra) snowy February boosted snowpack to normal across the state. Jane Mangold reports on […]

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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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Bull River Re-vegetation

The Green Mountain Conservation District (GMCD), along with the Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group (LCFWG) and other partners, is implementing a large-scale re-vegetation efforts along the banks of the Bull River, which are currently largely dominated by the non-native and highly competitive reed canarygrass. In order for plantings to be effective, the reed canarygrass must first be […]

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