Lewis & Clark Conservation District

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USDA Sets Agricultural Conservation Easement Application Cutoff Date!

BOZEMAN, Mont., January 4, 2021 – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Montana is accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). While NRCS accepts easement applications on a continuous basis, applications for the next funding consideration must...

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November 12, 2020 Regular Board Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Lewis & Clark Conservation District Board of Supervisors will be Thursday November 12, 2020 at 1 pm.  Due to the ongoing pandemic, the meeting will be held virtually on Zoom Conferencing. Meeting Packet with…

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Save the Bees!

This morning at the CD office, we were busy bagging up the pollinator seed that we recently got as part of an Area 6 effort.  Our two new employees, Andrew Kretschmer and Connor Mertz, were busy scooping and bagging and…

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Autumn 2020 Newsletter

The latest issue of the CD’s quarterly newsletter is out in its digital version.  The hardcopies will be out in the mail before long! In this issue: New faces in the Conservation District Office, new District Conservationist, information on living…

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2021 Practices Cost Share Program

The Lewis & Clark Conservation District Board welcomes applications for our 2021 Cost Share Program within Lewis & Clark County.  All projects have to be done within Lewis & Clark County and with private landowners only (no agencies will qualify)….

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Pollinator Initiative

As part of the Area 6 Conservation Districts (mostly south west Montana), the Lewis & Clark Conservation District is participating in a Pollinator Effort.   We have free pollinator seed (with a few strings attached and a few limits) that landowners…

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Summer Newsletter

The Summer Issue of the Lewis & Clark Conservation District Newsletter, The Explorer, is out in e-form and will be hitting mailboxes in hard copy form soon! This newsletter has: an update and photos of a recent willow project on a local…

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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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Riparian Grazing Workshop

The Conservation District had planned to have a Riparian Grazing Workshop in the Augusta area on July 21.  With the consideration of the Covid-19 virus and the nature of the workshop, specifically the proximity of people to each other during…

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Little Prickly Pear Creek

Not to be confused with Prickly Pear Creek that starts in Jefferson County, Little Prickly Pear Creek starts out in the Canyon Creek area and flows through the hills next to Chevallier Drive before it breaks out of the hills…

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