Make sure our
kids have a
watershed to
steward.
Help sustain community-based conservation

PROJECTS

Blackfoot Drought Committee Logo

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.
Adopt-a-Swan logo

The BLACKFOOT TRUMPETER SWAN RESTORATION PROGRAM is a cooperative partnership.

Blackfoot Challenge Wolf Reports

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

Blackfoot Community Conservation Area Logo

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

NEWS

Annual Blackfoot Community Conservation Area Field Tour scheduled for Friday, June 9th
The BCCA Council invites the public to join the annual field tour of the 5,600-acre community area. Stops and discussion topics will include forest and stream restoration, grazing sites, recreation and education opportunities, and future conservation projects. Transportation and food provided; RSVP required.
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May Water Supply Report Now Available
Winter kept rolling in across a large part of the state and improved snow totals for May 1 in almost all basins. Snowpack west of the Divide has been above normal since February. April continued to drop snow at high elevations, and cooler weather prolonged the snowpack at mid elevations...
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We're Hiring! Come join our team
We're seeking a new Operations Manager for the Blackfoot Challenge. This is a full-time position working to support core watershed programs, managing administrative, financial, fund development and Board development functions.
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CALENDAR EVENTS

Moscow Monday- May 29, 2017
Montgomery Distillery, Missoula. $1 for every drink sold between Noon and 8pm goes to the Challenge. Click for more info and to RSVP.
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BCCA Annual Field Tour- June 9, 2017
Public welcome!! Participants will meet at the Ovando Fire Hall at 1:00 pm. Transportation provided. Click for tour stops and more info.
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Board Meeting- June 21, 2017
Administrative Session: 10am-12pm; Program Session: 1-3pm. Lunch included for $5. Location TBD. Contact Deb for an agenda: deb@blackfootchallenge.org.
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Board Meeting- July 19, 2017
Administrative Session only. 8:30 am - 10:00 am. Location TBD.
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ABOUT OUR WATERSHED


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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