Progress

MWCC 2018 Progress

With the help of our partners, MWCC has been able to:

  • Distribute $100,000 in capacity, project, and professional development sub grants to watershed organizations through our Watershed Fund.
  • Develop 6 Watershed Stories to share the success of the Watershed Approach in the Blackfoot, Bitterroot, Broadwater, Madison, Musselshell, and Whitefish Lake watersheds.
  • Discuss the shared values of the Watershed Approach to natural resource management and the economic significance of healthy watersheds with 120 watershed professionals at the MWCC Annual Meeting in Helena, Montana.
  • Provide training to 200 Watershed Approach enthusiasts who attended the 2018 Watershed Symposium: Advancing Conservation through Effective Communication, in Whitefish, Montana.
  • Build capacity and assist with strategic planning for 4 Partner watershed organizations: the Upper Yellowstone Watershed Group, Clark Fork & Kootenai River Basins Council, Sun River Watershed Group, and Upper Missouri Watershed Alliance through our Partnership Service initiatives.
  • Reach over 1,150 people with 24 Watershed Newsletters, providing up-to-date information on trainings, careers, funding opportunities for local watershed communities, and more.
  • Involve 20 Watershed, 8 For Profit, and 9 Non Profit Partners, all of whom invested in MWCC’s strategic plan to support all watershed communities successfully advancing natural resource stewardship across Montana.
  • Recruit 2 enthusiastic new staff and 2 knowledgeable new board members to help carry out our strategic vision
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