Blackfoot River Recreation Use Study

In 2020, FWP continued and expanded a 14-year program of monitoring recreation use on the Blackfoot River. 2020 was a unique year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Record numbers of […]

BCCA Council seeking applicants for 2022-2024 term

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 community, the 5,609-acre Core area […]

Seeking Communications Intern

Motivated, thoughtful and detail-oriented individuals interested in conservation communications are encouraged to apply. The Blackfoot Challenge is a non-profit, community-based organization that coordinates a variety of collaborative conservation initiatives in […]

Officials kill grizzly bear near Ovando

Wildlife officials shot and killed a grizzly bear early Friday morning less than two miles from Ovando, where a woman was killed in a grizzly bear attack early Tuesday morning. […]

Fatal grizzly bear attack in Ovando

A camper was killed by a grizzly bear in Ovando early on Tuesday morning, July 6. The Blackfoot Challenge Board and staff are deeply saddened by this tragedy and extend […]

Catch up on the latest Montana Forests news

From biochar and camas prairies to stewardship interns and public land acquisitions, catch up on what’s happening on the lands The Nature Conservancy owns and manages in the Blackfoot watershed. […]

Last Water Supply Report of the season posted

Record amounts of precipitation in May brought much needed snow to upper elevation snowpack across the region, however long-range forecasts call for warmer and drier days than normal. Read June’s […]

Join us for a Prescribed Fire Tour in June

This spring, private landowners and public agencies across the watershed conducted prescribed burns to enhance forest health and community safety. Join members of our Prescribed Fire Work Group to visit […]