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

Era of Megafires screening comes to Potomac on Tuesday, May 22nd
Apr 27 - Potomac will host a Community Wildfire Preparedness Event, including a screening of Era of Megafires by Dr. Paul Hessburg, on Tuesday, May 22nd.
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Annual Vegetation Management Area meeting scheduled for May 4th, Helmville
April 18 - Annual VMA meeting will feature presentations on prioritizing, mapping and monitoring noxious weed control efforts. Recertification credits also available.
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Curlew surveys underway in April and May. Volunteer Training April 17.
April 11 - The Challenge is partnering with Montana Audubon to survey long-billed curlews in the Blackfoot this spring. Click to learn how you can participate.
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CALENDAR EVENTS

Era of Megafires- May 22, 2018
Community Wildfire Preparedness Event in Potomac, featuring a screening of Era of Megafires by Dr. Paul Hessburg. Click for more info.
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Board Meeting- May 23, 2018
*Note date change this month* Administrative Session: 10am-12pm; Program Session: 1-3pm; Social Gathering: 3-5pm. Lincoln Community Hall. Afternoon presentation featuring Economics Program this month. Contact Deb for an agenda: deb@blackfootchallenge.org.
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Forestry Committee- May 30, 2018
Lubrecht Castles Conference Center. 1:00-3:00 pm. Contact Forestry Coordinator Signe Leirfallom for agenda and more details: signe@blackfootchallenge.org.
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Prescribed FIre Workgroup- May 30, 2018
Lubrecht Castles Conference Center. 9:00am-12:00noon. Contact Forestry Coordinator Signe Leirfallom for agenda and more details: signe@blackfootchallenge.org.
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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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