All services offered by the Missoula Conservation District are free and voluntary. In return for services, the District asks that you make a commitment to become a better steward of your land.
Develop Land Management Plans with Individuals and Landowner Groups within Missoula County
- Inventory of the natural resources
- Develop plan map of property on aerial photo
- Provide technical assistance to the landowner for management alternatives to accomplish the landowner’s goals and objectives
Technical Assistance through our Staff and the Natural Resources Conservation Service
- Streambank Stabilization Measures
- Soils Information
- Grazing Management Pans
- Fencing to Improve Livestock Distribution
- Livestock Water Developments
- Irrigation Systems and Irrigation Water Management
- Pasture & Hayland Management
- Wildlife Habitat Enhancement
- Weed Control
- Revegetation Plans
- Forest Stand Improvement Planning
Conservation Grants to Promote Practices that Improve Natural Resources
- Cost-Share Grant
- Cost-share up to 50-75%, for watershed improvements, wildlife habitat improvements, erosion control measures, and uplands improvements.
- Riparian Planting Mini Grant
- $500 grants for planting and seeding native riparian vegetation along streams and rivers.
- Legacy Conservation Grant
- A matching grant program to promote large scale conservation and restoration projects – minimum awards of $10,000 & maximum of $25,000, with limited exceptions. The District will award 1 to 4 grants per calendar year.
Services and Programs are paid for by the yearly assessment on your tax statements labeled Soil Conservation.