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Cost Share Program

The Cost-Share program is available to any private sector landowner with property within Ravalli County.  There is a limit of one project per person or group per year.  All projects must be completed within one year of approval.  Projects may be composed of multiple practices.  Only on the ground projects are eligible.  No studies or research projects will be funded.

College Scholarship Program

The Bitterroot Conservation District announces the availability of a $10,000 ($2,500 per year for four years) scholarship in honor of long time Bitterroot Conservation District board member and rancher, Steve Vogt. The Bitterroot Conservation District (BCD) offers this college scholarship to a qualified local high school senior intent on pursuing a degree in natural resources or related field. Appropriate courses of study include agriculture, agronomy, animal/range/soil science, forestry, land resources, environmental science/engineering, hydrology, plant science, wildlife biology, etc.

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The Bitterroot Conservation District is a board of seven locally elected officials that deal with the natural resource concerns of Ravalli County Montana.

The Bitterroot Conservation District was organized in 1941 and was chartered by the Secretary of State in June, 1943. The boundaries of the Bitterroot Conservation District are identical with those of Ravalli County. Its Board of Supervisors consists of citizens of the District. The District, as a legal subdivision of the State, has been given responsibility for the wise use, development and conservation of soil and water within the District.

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TMC: Spring 2023

Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Inspection Stations Open Across Montana, District and partner staff travelled to Washington DC for the 2023 National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) annual convention, and three days of soil health in Billings, Montana.
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310 Permits

Cost Share Program

The Cost-Share program is available to any private sector landowner with property within Ravalli County.  There is a limit of one project per person or group per year.  All projects must be completed within one year of approval.  Projects may be composed of multiple practices.  Only on the ground projects are eligible.  No studies or research projects will be funded.

College Scholarship Program

The Bitterroot Conservation District announces the availability of a $10,000 ($2,500 per year for four years) scholarship in honor of long time Bitterroot Conservation District board member and rancher, Steve Vogt. The Bitterroot Conservation District (BCD) offers this college scholarship to a qualified local high school senior intent on pursuing a degree in natural resources or related field. Appropriate courses of study include agriculture, agronomy, animal/range/soil science, forestry, land resources, environmental science/engineering, hydrology, plant science, wildlife biology, etc.

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