Irrigation Efficiency Project

Introduction
In 2008, the Blackfoot Challenge initiated the Irrigation Efficiency Project with the goals of promoting efficient and sustainable water use while maintaining agricultural production in the Blackfoot Watershed.  The Irrigation Efficiency Program consists of three primary components – irrigation system energy efficiency evaluations, irrigation scheduling or irrigation water management, and irrigation equipment maintenance.
Energy Efficiency Evaluations

Efficiency…

2019 Weekly Irrigation Reports

Sept. 27 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 20 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 13 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 7 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 30 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 23 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 16 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 9 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 2 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
July…

2018 Weekly Irrigation Reports

2018 Blackfoot Annual Irrigation Report
Sept. 28 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 21 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 14 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
Sept. 7 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 31 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 24 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 10 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
August 3 Irrigation, Crops & Soils Report
July 27 Irrigation,…

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.

2017 Weekly Irrigation Reports

September 22, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
September 8, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
September 1, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
August 25, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
August 18, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
August 11, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
August 4, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
July 28, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
July 21, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
July 14, 2017, Irrigation Scheduling Report
July 7, 2017,…

Wolf and Bear Activity Reports 2019

2019
BC Wolf and Bear Activity Report – Summer 2019
BC Wolf and Bear Activity Report – Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
2018
BC Wolf and Bear Activity Report – April through August 2018
2017
BC Wolf and Bear Activity Report – September through November 2017
BC Wolf and Bear Activity Report – July and August 2017
BC Wolf and Bear Activity Report…

Irrigation Report Archive

2016:
BC 2016 Irrigation Scheduling Summary Report
BC Weekly Report September 23, 2016
BC Weekly Report September 16, 2016
BC Weekly Report September 9, 2016
BC Weekly Report September 2, 2016
BC Weekly Report August 26, 2016
BC Weekly Report August 19, 2016
BC Weekly Report August 12, 2016
BC Weekly Report August 5, 2016
BC Weekly Report July 29, 2016
BC Weekly Report July 22,…

2016 BCCA Council Member Information and Application

2016 BCCA COUNCIL MEMBER APPLICANT INFORMATION
Closing Date: November 30, 2016

The Blackfoot Community Conservation Area (BCCA) Council is responsible for managing, on behalf of the community, the 5,609-acre Core area of the BCCA. To represent the diversity of community interests, the Council is comprised of 15 people, five each from three different…

Blackfoot Weeds Committee Meeting – Thursday, October 1st at Lubrecht Conference Center

BLACKFOOT WEED COMMITTEE MEETING
October 1, 2015
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Lubrecht Conference Center

AGENDA
Welcome & Overview: Karen Laitala & Jim Stone
Montana Invasive Species Council (MISAC): Bryce Christiaens
Information Exchange and Discussion Items:

Research: Update and Needs
2016 (Youth) Education Programs Updates and Needs
New Invaders: Updates and Needs
Vegetation Management Areas: Updates and Needs
Cooperative Funding Opportunities
Partners…

Clearwater-Blackfoot Project

Montana Forests
(formerly the Clearwater-Blackfoot Project)
In January, 2015, The Nature Conservancy of Montana purchased 117,152 acres of Plum Creek Timber Company lands in the lower Blackfoot River Watershed.
Together, Blackfoot Challenge and The Nature Conservancy will coordinate the Montana Forests Working Group to identify the many resource, economic, social and cultural values associated with these lands. Following…