2011 Resolutions

Adopting Guidelines to Develop Near Streams, Waterways, Tributaries, & Drainage Areas

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED:  That MACD convene a working group consisting of DEQ, Board of Oil & Gas, DNRC, the Montana Petroleum Association and other identified parties to consider options to regulate the development of oil & gas industrial sites located near streams, water ways, tributaries, and drainage areas before permitting occurs.

 

Wild Horse & Burro Introduction

THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Conservation Districts of Montana stand opposed to the introduction of any new population of wild horses and burros in Montana.

 

Future Wild Lands Designations

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Conservation Districts of Montana stand opposed to the US Department of Interior’s authority to designate lands as Wild Land, and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Conservation Districts of Montana stand opposed to any new US Department of Interior Wild Lands designations in Montana.

 

US Fish and Wildlife Service Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge Reservoir Removal Plan

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, the Conservation Districts of Montana oppose the removal of any reservoirs on the US Fish and Wildlife Service Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.

 

Land & Water Conservation Fund

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Conservation Districts of Montana oppose funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund for land acquisition and that the fund is used for maintenance.

 

Montana Irrigation Water

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Montana Association of Conservation Districts contacts the Governor to support a continuation of the suspension of point of diversion rules for the 2012 irrigation year.

 

Conservation Districts and NRCS Office Space Resolution

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED; that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) formally requests that the National Association of Conservation Districts seek a legislative solution that would:

  1. List the benefits of a joint office arrangement;
  2. Seek Congressional approval to enable through statute the sharing of office space between NRCS and Conservation Districts; and
  3. Formalize and regularize the existing, historically mutually beneficial, financial arrangement.

 

Risk Management Agency Guidelines for Cover Crops

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts investigate and pursue changes to Risk Management Agency guidelines to expand opportunities for cover crops in Montana.


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