Lewis & Clark Conservation District

Local Common Sense Conservation

Category: Agriculture

Photo Contest – Fall Colors and Conservation

Lewis and Clark Conservation District is excited to announce we will be hosting a fall photo contest. The theme is fall colors although we encourage entries to include aspects of the Conservation District’s mission statement such as agriculture, natural resources,…

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LCCD is Hiring a Conservation Planner!!!

As part of a grant from the National Association of Conservation Districts, the Lewis and Clark Conservation District is hiring a full-time temporary position as a Conservation Planner.   While working for the CD, this employee will be expected to: Collaborate…

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program-FSA

Farm Service Agency (FSA) is administering the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) right now.  There were a few webinars online recently which were recorded and will be available to those who missed them who may wish to view them. For…

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XX Bar Farm & Ranch

A few years ago, Lewis & Clark Conservation District sponsored a grant for a local farmer and rancher, Tim Dusenberry of the XX Bar Farm & Ranch.  The grant was for a pilot project to look at doing cover cropping…

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Lewis and Clark Conservation District and County creating Augusta work group for flood mitigation efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 13, 2019 Contacts Chris Evans, Lewis and Clark Conservation District Administrator, 449-5000 x5, lccd@mt.net Susan Good Geise, Lewis and Clark County Commissioner, 447-8302, SGEISE@lccountymt.gov Helena — The Lewis & Clark Conservation District, in coordination with Lewis…

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Flood Information Needed

  The program that was utilized in 2018’s Augusta flood event was through the Farm Service Agency, federal funds. There is a possibility that they will be able to do another sign up, but it’s not assured.  Please contact the…

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Range Improvement Loan Program

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) offers a low interest loan program as an incentive for private landowners to do range improvement practices.  Currently the rate is 1.5% and there is a maximum loan amount of $75,000. …

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Water Rights Workshops

The Lewis & Clark County Farm Bureau is hosting workshops on filing claims for exempt domestic wells. You may have received a letter about this in the past year. If you’re interested, see the image below.

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April Board Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Lewis & Clark Conservation District will be April 11, 2019 and will take place in the USDA Service Center Conference Room, 790 Colleen Street, Helena MT 59601.  All meetings of the Conservation District are…

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Montana Focused Conservation-A District Perspective

            Montana Focused Conservation; the newest buzzword, along with “moving the needle”, “random acts of conservation”, “targeted investment”, coming to a Field Office near you in Montana.             The CD has been working hard to determine how this will affect…

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