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.

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.

2017 Annual Report Now Available

May 31 – Another year of community-based outcomes for the Blackfoot, featuring the beautiful photos submitted by our members.

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.

20 Years of the Russell Gates Weed Pull — Join us on Saturday, June 16

Aug 2 – For 20 years now we’ve partnered with the Powell County Weed Board to host an annual weed pull at the Russell Gates Fishing Access Site. Grab your gloves and meet us there Saturday, August 11!

Blackfoot Challenge Community Giving Day at Five on Black

2017 Annual Report Photo Contest – Submit your photos by Wednesday, March 14th

March 1 – We invite you to help us share a year’s worth of outcomes for the lands, wildlife and people of the Blackfoot watershed through our annual report. We enjoy telling the story of the Challenge through the eyes of our members, so please help us do it again.