2018 Annual Report now available

June 24 – Join us in reviewing another year of homegrown solutions for the Blackfoot River Watershed.

Support the Challenge while you drive!

June 13 – Introducing a specialty license plate showing pride for the 406. Support community-based conservation in the Blackfoot River Watershed while you drive!

Join the Blackfoot Community Conservation Area Council for their annual field tour on Monday, June 10

May 30 – 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.

Catch up on what you missed: Water, Wildlife and Forests at Ovando public meeting in April

May 1 – In April, the Challenge hosted a public meeting in Ovando to update watershed residents on a variety of topics — including water supply, water rights, Montana Forests, grizzly bears, elk. Click to see the complete presentations from our partners.

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 began May 9, open until filled.

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.