Lewis & Clark Conservation District

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Category: Programs

Summer Newsletter

The Summer Issue of the Lewis & Clark Conservation District Newsletter, The Explorer, is out in e-form and will be hitting mailboxes in hard copy form soon! This newsletter has: an update and photos of a recent willow project on a local…

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program-FSA

Farm Service Agency (FSA) is administering the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) right now.  There were a few webinars online recently which were recorded and will be available to those who missed them who may wish to view them. For…

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Riparian Grazing Workshop

The Conservation District had planned to have a Riparian Grazing Workshop in the Augusta area on July 21.  With the consideration of the Covid-19 virus and the nature of the workshop, specifically the proximity of people to each other during…

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Little Prickly Pear Creek

Not to be confused with Prickly Pear Creek that starts in Jefferson County, Little Prickly Pear Creek starts out in the Canyon Creek area and flows through the hills next to Chevallier Drive before it breaks out of the hills…

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Montana Youth Range Camp

Montana Youth Range Camp will be hosted by the Lewis & Clark Conservation District in 2020.  The camp will be held on the beautiful Dearborn River at the C Bar N Mission, August 3-6. Students aged 11-17 will be introduced…

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Farmer Veteran Coalition Workshop

There will be a Battlefields to Farmfields workshop on March 14, 2020 (Saturday) all about the Armed to Farm program and other efforts for Veteran Farmers. For more information, and to register, go to the Eventbrite link

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XX Bar Farm & Ranch

A few years ago, Lewis & Clark Conservation District sponsored a grant for a local farmer and rancher, Tim Dusenberry of the XX Bar Farm & Ranch.  The grant was for a pilot project to look at doing cover cropping…

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Conservation District Cost Share Program

The Lewis & Clark Conservation District allocates a portion of our budget every year to a few cost share projects with landowners.  These projects can be everything from a weed/re-seed project or culvert replacement, to a pipeline or stockwater project.  …

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Tree Ordering Season!

From my email, it looks like it’s tree ordering season at the Montana Conservation Seedling Nursery! If you or someone you know would like to get a head start on ordering trees for a windbreak, snowbreak, or wildlife planting, conservation…

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