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The BLACKFOOT DROUGHT COMMITTEE is charged with the oversight and implementation of the Drought Response Plan.

Partners for Conservation logo The Blackfoot Challenge and the US Fish and Wildlife Service host PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION.
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Blackfoot Challenge Wolf Reports

The Wildlife Committee WOLF ACTIVITY REPORT is an effort to widely distribute information regularly about wolf activity and our efforts.

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The BLACKFOOT COMMUNITY CONSERVATION AREA (BCCA) is an innovative effort involving community forest ownership and cooperative resource management across public and private lands.


Read the latest Wolf & Bear Activity Report for the Blackfoot Watershed
Aug 27 - Compiled by Blackfoot Challenge and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Read the latest Activity Report here.
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25th Anniversary Summer Party in downtown Ovando on Wednesday, August 15!
Aug 1 - Let's have a block party! Join us to celebrate 25 years of partnerships on Wednesday, August 15 in downtown Ovando. Beer garden, steak sandwich truck, bear aware presentation, local vendors, live bluegrass and more!
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We're Hiring! Come join our team
July 9 - DEADLINE TO APPLY EXTENDED. We're seeking a new Operations Manager. This is a 0.75-1.0 FTE position working to support core watershed programs, managing administrative, financial, fund development, and Board development functions. Apply by Aug 17.
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BCCA Council- October 4, 2018
Ovando Fire Hall, 7pm. All are welcome. For more information and an agenda, contact Deb Dillree at
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BCCA REW Workgroup- October 4, 2018
Recreation/Education/Wildlife Workgroup of the Blackfoot Community Conservation Area. All are welcome. For more information and an agenda, contact Deb Dillree at
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Board Meeting- October 17, 2018
Administrative Session: 10am-12pm; Program Session: 1-3pm. Lubrecht Forest, Castles Conference Center. Lunch included for $5. The public is always welcome. Contact Deb for an agenda:
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Mike Horse Mine Tour- October 20, 2018
Take a tour of the Mike Horse Mine with staff from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. 10am-1pm; tour begins and ends at Hooper Park. Contact Karyn Good to RSVP:
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The Blackfoot Watershed of western Montana encompasses 1.5-million acres, extending from the Continental Divide westward for some 132 miles to its confluence with the Clark Fork River. This landscape lies within the only ecosystem in the lower 48 states with a full complement of wildlife that inhabited the area when the Lewis and Clark Expedition traveled up the Blackfoot River in 1806. Prairie grasslands, sagebrush steppe, coniferous forest and extensive wetland and riparian areas contain more than 600 species of vascular plants, including six rare plant communities.

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