2016 Resolutions

At the 2016 MACD Annual Convention in Sidney, Montana, representatives from Montana’s Conservation Districts passed the following resolutions:

Resolution 16-1, Support for Conservation District Water Reservations

This resolution was brought forward by Richland Conservation District, and resolves that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts will oppose any efforts to revoke or reduce the flow rates and volumes of any and all Water Reservations held by Conservation Districts. Full text

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Resolution 16-2, Supporting Infrastructure

This resolution was brought forward by Phillips Conservation District, and resolves that MACD be directed to coordinate with local conservation districts on state, federal and all other levels to address problems, concerns and potential solutions to fund irrigation structures in need of repair, that are vital to local economies, wildlife, recreationists, municipalities and agriculture. Full text

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Resolution 16-3, Retaining the CBMPA Legislation

This resolution was brought forward by Treasure County Conservation District, and resolves that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts work with DNRC and the state legislature to assure that the Coal Bed Methane Protection Act is retained as state law in order to maintain the future option of providing a mechanism to reimburse landowners with approved claims. Full text

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Resolution 16-4, Continued funding for the CBMPA Program

This resolution was brought forward by Treasure County Conservation District, and resolves that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts approach the next Montana Legislature to request continued funding for the CBMPP for program management, water sampling, and reimbursement to landowners for approved claims. Full text

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Resolution 16-5, Pollinator Outreach and Education

This resolution was brought forward by Lake County Conservation District, and resolves that MACD encourages individual Conservation Districts to include pollinator projects in their annual goal setting. Full text

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