Seeking our next Executive Director

March 26 – The Blackfoot Challenge is seeking an experienced, collaborative, and personable individual to lead the organization as our next Executive Director. Application review begins May 1.

Support the Challenge while you drive!

March 20 – Introducing a specialty license plate showing pride for the 406. Support community-based conservation in the Blackfoot River Watershed while you drive!

Pure Montana Tales presents: Living with Bears in Seeley Lake on March 21

March 12 – Join The Great Bear Foundation to learn about human and bear coexistence. Free. All ages welcome. Refreshments provided.

Aquatic Invasive Species Monitoring Report now available

March 7 – Over 300 water samples were collected in 2018 between Browns, Coopers and Upsata Lakes, all coming back negative for the presence of invasive mussels. Read more about our collaborative efforts to keep AIS out of Blackfoot waters.

First Water Supply Report of the year now available

Feb 8 – Every month, our Water Steward compiles a water supply report specific to the Blackfoot Watershed based on the state-wide report generated by the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Click to read where current snowpack levels rest and what we might expect for the next few months.

Let’s party! Join us at Kettle House Tap Room in Bonner on December 19 for holiday cheer

Dec 4 – Join us at the mouth of the Blackfoot River for our annual Holiday Members Party. Great folks, great brew, great food and plenty of holiday cheer!

Ranch Succession & Estate Planning Workshop on November 27 in Helmville

Nov 12 – Our Conservation Easement Workgroup presents a half-day workshop with Marsha Goetting to address the critical questions that arise when landowners think about the future of their land, family and legacy.

Blackfoot Community Conservation Area Council seeking new members

Oct 26 – The BCCA Council invites all interested parties to apply for three-year termed positions. The Council is responsible for managing, on behalf of the community, the 5,600-acre “core” area of the BCCA.

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.

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!