Partners for Conservation

Improving the Landscape through Communication
In 2006, an Innovations in American Government Award was granted to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Montana Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program for community-based conservation in partnership with the Blackfoot Challenge.  The $100,000 award from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government helped launch this ground-breaking effort…

Blackfoot Sub-basin Plan

In February, 2011, the Northwest Power and Conservation Council (NPCC), which is responsible setting fish and wildlife mitigation priorities for the Bonneville Power Administration, adopted the Blackfoot Sub-basin Plan as part of its Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Program.  The Sub-basin planning process, which was led by the Blackfoot Challenge and Trout Unlimited, was a…

Blackfoot Community Project

This multi-year project continues to progress according to a unique community-driven plan guiding the future ownership and management of 88,000 acres of diverse and valuable timberlands.