Annual Blackfoot Community Conservation Area Field Tour scheduled for Friday, June 9th

The BCCA Council invites the public to join the annual field tour of the 5,600-acre community area. Stops and discussion topics will include forest and stream restoration, grazing sites, recreation and education opportunities, and future conservation projects. Transportation and food provided; RSVP required.

Economic Development Assessment of the Blackfoot Watershed – Report Now Available

Economic Opportunities in the Blackfoot Watershed

Over the summer of 2014, the Blackfoot Challenge, through a partnership with Headwaters Economics, conducted a watershed-wide Blackfoot Economic Development Assessment. We heard our members express an interest in having the Challenge more actively involved in coordinating and supporting local economic opportunities. We conducted this assessment to…

Your Voice for Land and Community

In September 2013, the Blackfoot Challenge hosted a series of community discussions centered around economy, environment and community entitled Your Voice for Land and Community. Over 180 watershed residents attended meetings and 26 people submitted their feedback via an online survey. The feedback collected will inform the Blackfoot Challenge’s priorities for years to come. Click…


Your Voice for Land and Community Discussions


2.20.2013_BOARD AGENDA
1.16.2013_BOARD AGENDA

News & Events

On behalf of the Blackfoot Challenge we cordially invite you to attend a visit with the Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior.   The event will be held on Saturday July 16 in the Ovando Town Square from 11 AM to 12 PM. Invitation to Ovando


Executive workgroups

Nominating Committee
Formed each year to develop the slate of Board candidates for consideration at the January meeting of the Board of Directors [Nomination Process].
Finance and Endowment Committee
The Finance and Endowment Committee meets quarterly or as needed to review and recommend finance and investment policies for the variety of funds managed by the Blackfoot Challenge for…

Executive Committee synopsis

Jim Stone
Randy Gazda
Amber Kamps
Denny Iverson
David Mannix
At Large
Gary Burnett
Executive Director
Traci Bignell
Finance & Grants Administrator

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee provides financial and administrative oversight for the Blackfoot Challenge, overseeing the budget, expenditures, and fundraising as well as the work of our Executive Director. As we look ahead, we want to ensure that the Challenge continues to have the capacity to meet our mission for the Blackfoot Watershed.