Board of Directors Nominations Being Accepted through October 1st

The Nominations Committee meets each year to develop a slate of candidates to be considered by the Board of Directors at their January annual meeting. We are seeking candidates from our membership who can represent the varied interests and communities of the Blackfoot Watershed and who support our collaborative, consensus-based process.

Drought Update: The low flow trigger will not be activated

Sept 8 – The Blackfoot Drought Response Plan includes an extreme low flow trigger for additional water conservation action when river flow falls below 500 cfs. While the Blackfoot is steadily dropping towards that level, the Drought Committee WILL NOT recommend additional water use restrictions due to extreme fire conditions this season.

Take a tour of the Mike Horse Dam & Repository

The Mike Horse Dam is gone, nearly all the tailings have been removed, and Mike Horse and Bear Trap Creeks – the headwaters of the Blackfoot River – are back in their original locations after nearly 100 years. Don’t miss your chance to see this history in the making.

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.

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…

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.

Blackfoot Water Rights & Water Measurement Workshop – Wednesday, April 5th, Helmville

2016 Annual Report Photo Contest – Submit your photos by Wednesday, March 22nd

SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOS FOR THE BLACKFOOT CHALLENGE’S ANNUAL REPORT!
For the 5th year in a row, we invite you to submit your favorite photos of Blackfoot watershed wildlife,
working lands, people and landscapes for inclusion in our Annual Report!
GUIDELINES FOR ENTRIES:

Photos must be a minimum of 300dpi or 1MB in size
Please include the photographer’s name and…

Pure Montana Tales presents: Two oustanding films in one night – Friday, March 17th

You’re Invited – Members’ Holiday Gathering at Paws Up, Wedsnesday December 14th