Lewis & Clark Conservation District

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Annual Report for 2021

The 2021 Annual Report for the Lewis & Clark Conservation District is out and ready for viewing.  Learn about the kinds of projects the CD worked on and our programs!  You can also see a list of our sponsors on…

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Lake Helena Willow Lift public comment period

The Lewis & Clark Conservation District is assisting two landowners with a willow lift project along a 700 ft section of bank on the north shore of Lake Helena. This project will use a vegetated soil lift technique to stabilize...

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January 2022 Board meeting

The next regular meeting of the Lewis and Clark Conservation District will be January 13, 2022 at 1 pm.  It will take place in the DNRC Montana Conference Room at 1539 Eleventh Avenue, Helena MT. Meeting Agenda Meeting Packet Part…

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Winter 2022 Newsletter, The Explorer

Wrapping up 2021 and ringing in a new year, the Winter issue of The Explorer should be hitting mailboxes soon and here’s the first look at it. The latest issue has information on: Our new Big Sky Watershed Corps member, Jessica…

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More on Willow Soil Lifts for stream and river restoration

If you’ve read much in our newsletters in the past few years, or follow the CD at all, you know how much we do with stream restoration.   A recent storymap for the Musselshell River Bank Restoration highlights some really important…

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December 2021 planning and Board meetings

The next meeting of the Lewis & Clark Conservation District will be December 9th, 2021.  It will take place at the DNRC Montana Room at 1539 Eleventh Avenue, Helena MT 59601.  The Board will have a planning meeting from 10…

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October 2021 Board Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Lewis and Clark Conservation District will be October 14, 2020 at 1 pm.  The meeting will take place in the upstairs conference room of the Lewis and Clark County Fairgrounds Exhibition building at 100…

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Autumn 2021 Explorer

The latest issue of the The Explorer is out on electronic form, and should be hitting mailboxes in hardcopy format soon! This issue has information on: the retirement of Supervisor Steve Granzow and appointment of Karl Christians A follow up…

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Channel Migration Zone Mapping Project

In collaboration with the Sun River Watershed Group and with a grant from the DNRC, the Elk Creek Channel Migration Zone Mapping Project is now complete.  The Elk Creek CMZ was phase 2 of the larger Sun River CMZ project.  …

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Testing Indaziflam for Restoring Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) Infested Montana Rangelands

By Ben Hauptman, Granite County Extension, Email Ben Hauptman Introduction In summer 2020 the active ingredient indaziflam (RejuvraTM) was approved by the Environmental Protection Agency for use on rangelands, CRP, and natural areas. Indaziflam’s mode of action inhibits cellulose biosynthesis…

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