The Montana Conservationist July 19

Greetings TMC readers! We’re back from our little summer break, and my goodness you were busy while we were gone! This issue is chock full of news about the stupendous work the conservation community has been doing. First up, the Missoulian featured a great article about Lake County CD’s efforts to encourage pollinator plantings. Featuring […]

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Stillwater CD Seeks Administrator

CLOSES JULY 31. Columbus, MT– SUMMARY OF WORK: This position covers a wide variety of duties assigned by a board that meets monthly. The person in this position helps the conservation district supervisors carry out lawful roles and responsibilities, and to plan and implement the board’s goals and conservation priorities. Working with the board chair, […]

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The Montana Conservationist June 21

Happy Summer Solstice, readers! It’s the longest day of the year (feelings? sad/happy?). But no matter how long the sun stays in the sky, we’ve got a great issue of TMC this week: A wrap up of our spring board meeting An article from the Missoulian on the Israeli water experts that visited our fair […]

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SWCDM Annual Report

We are excited to release our 2016/Spring 2017 Annual Report! We have put a lot of work into this report, highlighting the ways our 14 programs help conservation districts. We hope you enjoy, and please share.  

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Lower Musselshell CD Seeks Fuels Reduction Manager

Lower Musselshell Conservation District (LMCD) is looking for a fuel reduction project administrator with knowledge of forestry, fuel reduction for defensible space, fuels and fire behavior.  Must be able to communicate information to landowners, develop plans and administer contracts for cost share program.  Wildland Fire training and experience a plus but not required. Must provide […]

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The Montana Conservationist, June 7

Readers, can you believe that it’s June? That’s right, we are HALFWAY through 2017. And that means that it’s time for MACD & SWCDM’s Spring Board Meeting. We hope to see you in Helena next week! Meanwhile, in this week’s issue: We introduce a new project that’s near and dear to my heart, the Montana […]

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The Montana Conservationist, May 24

Greetings, readers! We have a great issue of the Montana Conservationist this week: A big welcome to our new Operations Manager, Melissa Downing Butte is celebrating the opening of Montana Craft Malt, which will malt exclusively Montana-grown barley and sell to Montana’s blossoming craft brewing economy The US Fish & Wildlife Service announces plans to retain management […]

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The Montana Conservationist, May 10

Welcome to 2017’s Issue No. 10 of the Montana Conservationist! This week: As spring runoff starts, NRCS says Montana’s mountain snowpack is in good condition in all basins. Indeed, in the Bighorn the condition may even be too good.  NACD has a blog post about the importance of the EPA’s Section 319 grants for Conservation Districts […]

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The Montana Conservationist April 27

Greetings, readers! I hope all is well with you, and that the sun is shining on your spring plantings. We have a great issue of TMC for you this week: First up, Sonny Perdue was finally confirmed and sworn in this week as the 31st Secretary of Agriculture. USDA is reporting that the number of […]

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Now Hiring SWCDM Operations Manager

POSITION CLOSED. This Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana (SWCDM) position is part of a statewide effort to serve the interests of Montana’s 58 Conservation Districts. The position will largely be charged with financial reporting and invoicing, and general office operations.   The position will also assist with program management and event coordination. Working […]

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