BHWC’s October 2017 monthly meeting included an update from the Pedro Marques, BHWC’s Restoration Programs Manager, on the status of several projects on the Mount Haggin Wildlife Management Area. We also heard from Jeff Copeland with Watershed Consulting, who talked about invasive weeds management on Mount Haggin. Presentations included information on Mount Haggin’s history and resulting impairments, restoration techniques, results of early project phases, and current and proposed projects. Our meeting minutes provide a summary of the information presented and the discussion that followed. Download a PDF version of the meeting minutes. (more…)
Each fall, Montana’s State Employee Charitable Giving Campaign (SECGC) allows State employees to choose from over 400 nonprofit organizations to which to designate charitable donations for the following year. This is a great way for State employees to support the nonprofit organizations of their choice. In 2017, we hope you’ll choose BHWC, SECGC #5597. Read on to learn why BHWC is the best choice, and visit http://secgc.mt.gov to make a donation to the Charitable organization of your chOice.
BHWC and the Southwest Montana Bear Education Working Group will be co-hosting a Bear Safety Awareness training at the Divide Grange prior to BHWC’s October monthly meeting. The event will start at 5PM and will include opportunities to learn about bears, practice with inert bear spray, free bear-resistance garbage cans from BHWC, and a chance to win a new can of bear spray. Please join us! (more…)
BHWC’s September 2017 monthly meeting included an update from the Big Hole Sage Grouse Working Group. Presentations included information on upcoming collaring, habitat, and conservation programs, a new CCAA program for sage grouse, volunteer opportunities, and more. Our meeting minutes provide a summary of the information and discussion that followed. Download a PDF version of the meeting minutes.