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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SWCDM Meeting Minutes October 2017

Topics Discussed: SWCDM Budget – Elena reviewed the details of the SWCDM Budget, noting that this did not include the Bridger Plant Material Information. Some of the Board was unable to access the draft budget so approval of the budget was delayed until the SWCDM meeting on Friday following the Convention. Full Meeting Minutes: SWCDM_Minutes_Oct23_2017_FINAL

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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 March 8

Greetings, TMC readers! It is one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.* It’s also time for TMC! Here’s what we have today: We are bidding a fond adieu to MACD’s Executive Director, Elena Evans. The first […]

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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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SHW Press Pack

SWCDM would like your help spreading the word about our upcoming Soil Health Workshops. Please use the following information to help in that endeavor. SHW Press Release – Statewide SHW Press Release – Billings SHW Press Release – Three Forks SHW Press Release – Sidney SHW Press Release – Miles City SHW Press Release – […]

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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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