For 22 years, the Blackfoot Challenge has coordinated a voluntary drought resopnse plan that has created a culture of shared giving in the face of water shortages.
This fall, partners throughout the Blackfoot Valley have been quietly (and sometimes not so quietly) working hard to restore fire on the land.
Story and photo by Jean Pocha, Pathfinder staff. OVANDO – With the sound of wolves yipping and woodpeckers hammering away, the SSHS Discovery Days began in Mollett Park on the […]
By Karen Laitala, Vegetation Coordinator Though we live dramatically different lifestyles, my oldest sister who resides in a subdivision in a north Texas city and I, the Montana “country living” […]
The Blackfoot Challenge lost a great friend, ardent conservationist, and longtime board member with the recent passing of George Hirschenberger. An active participant in the Challenge for more than 30 […]
Interview with Jack Rich of Rich’s Montana Guest Ranch Interview by Seth Wilson The following is excerpted from Carnivore Damage Prevention News, Issue 24. The complete edition is available online […]
Story and photo by Jean Pocha, Pathfinder staff. OVANDO – “There’s three kinds of bears in Montana, black, brown and very, very brown,” chimed a young student at the Ovando […]
From weeds and wetlands to fences and flickers: Blackfoot Watershed Stewardship Guide now available!
The Blackfoot Challenge is excited to announce the completion of the Blackfoot Watershed Stewardship Guide, a 36-page handbook full of information and resources on land and water stewardship for Blackfoot […]
The Mannix Family has lived and ranched in the Blackfoot watershed’s Helmville Valley for five (going on six) generations. Join us for an evening with members of the Mannix Family […]
This winter, please join us for a series of Webinars on Drought Resiliency in Ranching. It is no secret that 2021 was a devastating drought across the state of Montana. […]