2014 Resolutions

Resolution 14-1, Endangered Species Prey  Preservation

This resolution was submitted by Rosebud Conservation District and resolves that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts encourage the Federal government to add an addendum to the Endangered species act that requires preservation of prey for listed endangered predators. Full Text

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Resolution 14-2, Oppose Continuous Grazing on Federal Lands

This resolution was submitted by Phillips Conservation District and resolves that MACD oppose continuous, year-round grazing on federal lands in Montana, with the exception of smaller unfenced parcels that are managed accordingly by the permit holder. Full Text

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Resolution 14-3, Recognition of Local Ecological Knowledge in Natural Resource Management

This resolution was submitted by Garfield Conservation District, and resolves that MACD support the development of a Local Ecological Knowledge (LEK) program in Conservation Districts and promote the value of local ecological knowledge to agencies and the importance of local support for conservation activities and management of public lands. Full Text

Similar Resolutions:

  • Resolution 15-3, Use Local Ecological Knowledge to Incorporate Predation Concerns Into Ecological Restoration for Endangered Species

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Resolution 14-4, Supporting Collaboration and Communication among Agencies and Local Entities

This resolution was submitted by Petroleum County Conservation District, and resolves that MACD contact and encourage the development of memoranda of understanding (MOU’s) among the agencies, colleges and research teams, non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) and conservation districts to encourage collaboration, cooperation and communication among NGO’s, state and federal agencies with local people such as producers, field office staff, district staff and supervisors, and county commissioners. Full Text

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Resolution 14-5, Cooperation before Litigation in Natural Resource Conflicts

This resolution was submitted by Garfield Conservation District, and resolves that the Montana Association of Conservation Districts seek legislation requiring that all organizations, agencies, and individuals bringing litigation to contest natural resource management on public lands in Montana, be required to provide proof that they have worked through the local Conservation Districts and watershed groups and exhausted all efforts to find a workable solution for the sustainability of the land,  the wildlife, and the communities that are economically, culturally, and socially dependent on that land.  Full Text

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