A new public service campaign featuring astronomer Laura Danly, Ph.D., suggests there’s a universal connection between the stars, the soil and all of the residents of planet Earth. It’s a connection that is especially significant on Dec. 5, World Soil Day.
Construction is underway to restore a section of Big Spring Creek just north of Lewistown, Mont. The straightened channel of Big Spring Creek will be returned to a more natural path that increases bank stability, decreases erosion, and provides for improved fish and wildlife habitat.
NRCS is helping landowners to mitigate the threats to life and property through the Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program. Through the EWP program, NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to install measures that reduce post-fire damage.
NRCS and its conservation partners in Montana continue to build on voluntary conservation successes. Read the 2016 conservation activities report to learn more.
The Gainey Foundation worked with NRCS to create a Wetland Reserve Easement in Madison County, Mont., on its wetlands and acres adjacent to a permanent conservation easement held by the Montana Land Reliance.
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