Over the last few months, watershed students young and old experienced a variety of Blackfoot Challenge program work first-hand. In the following paragraphs we’ll guide you through their journey, each step of the way woven with our mission to “coordinate efforts to conserve and enhance the natural resources and rural way of life in the Blackfoot watershed.” Through place-based learning, our ridge-top to ridge-top conservation efforts permeate not only the landscape in which we work, but student groups and citizen scientists living here as well.

The Blackfoot Community Conservation Area (BCCA) just north of Ovando has seen some action this winter and is providing hands-on education opportunities for Blackfoot watershed students and partners. In mid-February, students took an ecology field trip to the McNally Meadows

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