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Fundraising Mud Run to be Held this Summer for Weeds

The Ravalli County Weed district is proud to announce the first ever mud run held in Ravalli County. The RC Mudders for Conservation is a fundraiser to help with conservation education efforts that have to do with wildlife, soils, birds, water, fish, noxious weeds, farming and ranching, bees, organic farming, and so on. The proceeds […]
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Forest Service hiring Range Management Interns

We’re Hiring Rangeland Management, Soil Scientists and Hydrologist Internship Positions. These positions are located within the Intermountain Region Forest Service. Applications will only be accepted on www.USAJOBS.gov, February 12-16, 2018.  The incumbent starts out and serves as a basic trainee and receives orientation and on-the-job training in application of rangeland conservation and ecosystem management principles and theories. Then […]
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February In the Loop

Each month, executive director Becky Kington provides the MWCA Board of Directors with an update on her activities for the past month. If you are interested in the internal workings of the MWCA, this publication is for you. In the Loop FEB 2018
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Working in Indian Country: Building Successful Business Relationships with American Indian Tribes

This informative workshop will be held on March 22, 2018 at the Helena Radisson Colonial Hotel. It is limited to 40 participants, so get registered early! The objective of this seminar/workshop is to provide Federal, state, and local government officials and business leaders the knowledge necessary to develop and conduct effective working relationships with American […]
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Horse owners, MSU needs your input

Dr. Shannon Moreaux is working on a couple of projects and would like your input. Attached two survey items. One is about Equine Information Sheets and topics of interest to you and your community members. The format would be like FAQ’s. The other is about an Equine Education series presented during the Fall on topics […]
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FWP launches new program to improve wildlife habitat through weed management

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is launching a new program to improve wildlife habitat through noxious weed management on both public and private lands. The Montana Wildlife Habitat Improvement Act was passed by the 2017 Montana Legislature. It authorizes FWP to allocate $2 million of federal funding annually toward the Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program to […]
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USDA Investing Millions in Wildfire Mitigation and Water Quality Projects Through Joint Chiefs’ Partnership

BOZEMAN, Mont., January 11, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest nearly $32 million this year to mitigate wildfire risk, improve water quality and restore healthy forest ecosystems in 24 states and Puerto Rico.  More than $690,000 of that funding will support the Capital 360 forestry project in Montana. Read more here: […]
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Off to a Good Start this Winter, Montana Snowpack Currently the Best in the Western U.S.

BOZEMAN, Mont., January 8, 2017 – The snowpack across most of the western U.S. isn’t looking good in most states, but it’s a different story in the state of Montana, according to snowpack data collected by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Read more here: NRCS Snowpack
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Petitions for new state-listed noxious weeds are being accepted

MEMORANDUM      January 3, 2018 State Noxious Weed List Petition 2018-8019 If you feel that a plant species should be listed as a noxious weed in Montana, then this is your opportunity to have it reviewed and considered for inclusion on the list.  You can find the form here. Two plants that were petitioned for consideration […]
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2017 Montana Noxious Weed Education Campaign activities

MNWEC was extremely busy in 2017. You can catch up on all of their numerous activities with their 2017 summary: January Weed Post_MNWEC highlights
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