Green Mountain
                 Conservation District

To Protect and Enhance the Natural Resources of the District and to Educate the Public about Natural Resource Concerns
"The Land bears an honest record of what men write on it."


GREEN MOUNTAIN
 

2952 HWY 200

P.O. BOX 1329

TROUT CREEK, MT 59874

PHONE: (406) 827-4833
email: GMCD@blackfoot.net

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Green Mountain Conservation District
2009 Annual Plan of Operations and Action


Mission Statement: To protect and enhance the natural resources of the district and to educate the public about natural resource concerns.

I 310 Management

A. Continue to review and revise 310 application cover letter and decision letter to include more information regarding the 310 Law; return application if not complete.

1. When: Ongoing
2. Who: Board and Jean

B. Develop a written document describing the process for tracking the final
inspections.

1. When: April
2. Who: Jim and Jean

C. Post 310 information on website

1. When: Ongoing
2. Who: Ron Reedy

D. Review 310 applications, conduct inspections, issue permits

1. When: On going
2. Who: Board, Jean

E. Final Inspections: investigate completion deposit

1. When: On going
2. Who: Board, Jean

F. Continue to review, refine and educate our board on violation procedures

1. When: Ongoing
2. Who: Board

G. Consider 310 projects throughout the year that could be awarded for
exemplary accomplishment with regard to enhancement or improvement of the Natural resources.

H. Photo history of lots on the Thompson Reservoir

1. When: July
2. Dennis, Kent, Jackie

II Education

A. Adult

1.Work with Jon Hanson and Eastern Sanders CD to develop a workshop that addresses small acreage management including weed control and riparian education issues.
When: 2009
Who: Board, staff, Jon Hanson, Eastern Sanders CD
2. Continue providing the public with a public forum addressing water issues.
When: Ongoing
Who: Board and staff

B. Youth

1. Water Festival
When: Begin Planning in March; schedule in October
Who: Jean
2. Envirothon Teams, mini Envirothon workshop, Range Camp and
Natural Resource Youth Camp for Noxon and TF High Schools
When: Spring
Who: Board

C. Supervisor/Associate Supervisors:

1. Increase knowledge of subdivision process, laws and waste water, floodplain and water quality issues
2. Develop and/or support Supervisor/Associate Supervisor training or education opportunities whenever possible.

III Watershed

A. The district works with the Elk Creek, Prospect Creek, Trout Creek, Whitepine Creek, Rock Creek, Pilgrim Creek and Bull River
Watershed Councils, as well as the all-encompassing “umbrella”
organization: Lower Clark Fork Watershed Group (LCFWG).

1. When: On going
2. Who: Board, Staff, Watershed Groups

B. Develop a web site for the LCFWG

1. When: Timeline to be developed
2. Who: LCFWG/Ron

IV District Operations

A. Review, revise and approve Annual Work Plan

1. When: January/February
2. Who: Board/staff

B. Review Annual Work Plan

1. When: June
2. Who: Board/Staff

C. Conduct annual evaluations of GMCD employees

1. When: February to May
2. Who: Board

D. Annual District Financial Review

1. When: May
2. Who: Leona

E. Develop funding resources that address stabilization of office building

1. When: throughout year
2. Who: Kent Wilby & Dennis Schwehr (building committee), Jean  and Ruth Watkins if available

F. Continue working with the Sanders County Stream Bank Conservation and Clean Water Group.

1. When: Ongoing
2. Who: Jay, Dennis, Jean

G. Continue representation on the Clark Fork Settlement Agreement (Avista). Invite Tim Swant to come to a GMCD meeting.

1. When: Ongoing
2. Who: Jean and any other interested GMCD persons

H. Continue involvement with the Local Working Group for Sanders County
(NRCS, ESCD, County Extension, FSA) emphasizing priorities of:

1. Water
2. Stream bank preservation
3. Land Use/Subdivision
4. Small timber stands

Note: Weed, wildlife and fisheries issues would be incorporated into each one of the above listed priorities.
 

 

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