Browse the list below to learn about additional grant opportunities, events, and other educational items, tools, and resources available in Missoula County and the surrounding area. For Missoula Conservation District events and sponsored events, visit our Events page.
Administrative Assistant, Cascade Conservation District
CASCADE CONSERVATION DISTRICT has a part or full-time opening for the position of ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. This position is for an innovative thinker with an outgoing, cheerful personality, dedicated to building and maintaining the CCD team. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, be able to follow both written and oral instructions, and be able to multi-task and prioritize. The individual must have experience in an office setting, a working familiarity with commonly used equipment, such as multi-line telephones, copiers, fax, etc. and have experience with programs such as MicroSoft Office, Quickbooks, EXCEL and Publisher. The successful candidate will be able to communicate well both orally and in writing, possess good telephone etiquette, and be able to work well with the public and co-workers. Experience in the agriculture or natural resource related field is helpful, but not necessary. This is not an entry-level position.
Along with some benefits, the starting wage ranges from $10.00 to $15.00/hour depending on experience and qualifications. Interviews begin September 3; date of employment shall be September 24. For a full position description, access our website at www.cascadecd.com or contact our District office at 406/770-4308. Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume with a least 3 references, and employment history to the Cascade Conservation District, 12 Third Street NW, Suite 300, Great Falls, MT 59404. Closing date is August 27, 2018.
Workshops & Events
Storm Water Management Certification Classes
August 21-24, 2018 – Altitude Training Associates will be offering storm water management certification training at the Wingate at 5252 Airway Boulevard in Missoula. Classes include the BMP 101 Introduction, BMP 201 Certified SWPPP, Administrator/Preparer, and BMP 201R Re-Certification.
Register online or contact Scott Olson for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or (307) 630-8110.
Montana Apple Growers Workshop Series
Multiple dates – Bitterroot Valley Visit Montana Apples for information about workshops for apple growers. Workshop topics include information on orchard establishment, pruning, integrated pest management, and growing a food business. The website also has information on how to buy, grow, and sell apples and apple products.
2018 DNRC Natural Resource and Range Youth Competitions and Camps
The Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) offers several summer programs for children and youth. Programs and camps include Envirothon, Montana Range Days, Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp, and Montana Youth Range Camp. Learn more about these DNRC events and camps here.
Farmer Field Days
Community Food and Agriculture Coalition’s Farm Link Montana hosts free hands-on workshops and tours for farm hands, farmers, and ranchers on the third Wednesday of each month, May through September. Check out the Farm Link website for more details and opportunities in 2018.
Grants, Conservation Funding, & Agriculture Assistance
Montana Conservation Menu
Check out this new online menu of conservation programs available across the state. The Montana Conservation Menu was developed for landowners interested in implementing conservation practices on their land and is brought to you by Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana.
Rent Our No-Till Drill and Trailer
Learn more about our new Equipment Rental Program.
Free Science Education Posters
Missoula Conservation District has several Montana-based science education posters to give away. Poster topics include rangelands and invasive weeds. Contact us for more information or stop by the office to pick up.