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.

We’re hiring!

Nov 2 – We are seeking a full-time Finance Manager to conduct day-to-day bookkeeping and fund management, analyze financial activities, and provide advice and guidance to Board and staff on future financial plans. Position open until filled.

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.

The fight against zebra and quagga mussel invasion continues

Oct 11 – Read about how the Blackfoot Challenge is partnering to keep aquatic invasive species out of the Blackfoot’s waters.

Support the Challenge while you drive!

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

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!

Join the Blackfoot Community Conservation Area Council for their annual field tour on Tuesday, June 26

June 13 – Once the snow finally melts away each spring, the BCCA Council takes a tour of the area to view ongoing projects and discuss new ones. They welcome public participation–click below for the full details.

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.

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.