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Conservation Districts Bureau


wheel lineThe Conservation Districts Bureau (CDB) provides financial, legal and technical assistance, and training to Montana's 58 conservation districts.  The Conservation Districts Bureau is the coordinating state agency for conservation districts in Montana.

Together, the CDB assists conservation districts that provides voluntary programs to empower private

landowners that implement conservation on their property. The CDB assists conservation districts

 in meeting their legal requirements to carry out conservation programs locally and with the Montana

Natural Streambed and Land Preservation Act (310 Law). The CDB offers many grant programs

for conservation districts, helps sponsor statewide educational events such as the Montana Youth

Range Camp and the Montana Envirothon. The CDB also works with groups including the Montana

Salinity Control Association, Yellowstone River Conservation Districts Council, the Missouri River

Conservation Districts Council, and the Milk River Watershed Alliance.

 

 

 

DNRC CD REPORT 2021

WHAT CONSERVATION DISTRICTS DO

  

MT Conservation Districts map people next to a stream

River and bridge

ABOUT CONSERVATION DISTRICTS 310 STREAM PERMITTING

STATEWIDE CD PROGRAMS

MONTANA ENVIROTHON
At this link: Conservation district history, boundary maps, and contact information. At this link: 310 permit information, joint application, permit tips, links to other permitting agencies.

At this link: Find information on water reservations, salinity control, river councils, oral history project, grants, and the coal bed methane protection program. 

At this link: Montana Envirothon.

Visit Rangeland Resources Program Summer Camps page for information on Camps and Range Days and Tour. 

Contact your conservation district for local events.

 


 

RESOURCES FOR CONSERVATION DISTRICTS

 

CD Resource Documents

Webinars & Zoom Trainings

Covid-19 Information for Conservation Districts

  

Contact CD Bureau Staff Contact Partner Organizations Resource Conservation Advisory Council