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
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
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
Featuring a discussion on electric fence and drive-over mats by Blackfoot Challenge Board Chair Jim Stone and Wildlife Coordinator Eric Graham. The event is free
Every fall, members of the Blackfoot Challenge’s Soil Health Work Group gather to tour area ranches implementing new and innovative approaches to improving soil health.
Earlier this fall, the Blackfoot Challenge worked with a host of partners to bring Blackfoot elementary students outdoors to learn about the world around them.
2022 BCCA COUNCIL MEMBER APPLICATION INFORMATIONClosing Date: November 30, 2021 The Blackfoot Community Conservation Area (BCCA) Council is responsible for managing, on behalf of the
The recent death of Leah Lokan from a grizzly bear mauling while camping in Ovando, MT on July 6th has reinforced the need to maintain
DNA results received Wednesday confirmed the bear killed by wildlife officials last Friday was the same bear who fatally attacked a camper in Ovando early
The 2021 irrigation season has begun, and that means our irrigation reports have too. Throughout the season, Barry Dutton, Blackfoot Soil Scientist Extraordinaire, provides weekly
Both Trumpeter Swans and Common Loons are known to be fiercely territorial and protective of their young. So when both species nest in nearby areas,
Over the last few weeks, a number of private landowners, organizations and public agencies have conducted prescribed burns in the Blackfoot River watershed with the
(MISSOULA, Mont.) – The public is invited to comment on a proposal by the Bureau of Land Management to acquire more land in the Blackfoot
By Karen Laitala, Vegetation Coordinator Although anyone who knows me knows that I’m a “certifiable” botany and native plants nerd, I love everything nature. In
Until recently, the cause of death of thousands of bald eagles and other birds across the Southern United States remained a mystery. Researchers discovered the
(MISSOULA, Mont.) – In order to protect natural resources and local communities, the Bureau of Land Management’s Missoula Field Office is monitoring conditions for potential
Grizzly bear tracks were just spotted on a ranch near Helmville. The bear had found a road-killed elk along Highway 141. Our annual springtime reminder