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Monday, November 18th
9:00 AM1:00 PM“Spokesperson Training” brought to you by DNRC **Could be an extra cost, stay tuned for more details. All Supervisors and CD Staff are encouraged to attend!
1:00 PM2:00 PMLunch
2:00 PM5:00 PMMACD Standing Committee Meetings
District Ops
Soil and Land Use
Tuesday, November 19th
8:15 AM9:45 AMMACD Board Meeting
10:00 AM12:00 PMSWCDM Board Meeting
8:15 AM12:00 PMDNRC RCAC Committee Meeting
11:30 AM12:30 PMMilk River Watershed Alliance
11:30 AM2:00 PMMSCA Board Meeting
1:00 PM4:00 PMDNRC RCAC Committee Meeting
1:30 PM4:30 PMMACD EO Meeting
2:30 PM4:30 PMMRCDC Meeting
4:30 PM6:00 PMRegistration Open and Vendor Set-up
5:30 PM7:00 PMHors D’Oeuvres and Social Hour
Wednesday, November 20th
7:00 AM8:30 AMHearty Breakfast
8:30 AM9:00 AMOpening Ceremony—Appreciation of the “Past and Present”
CSKT Drummers
FFA and VFW Present the Colors
Flathead High School Student to sing the National Anthem
CSKT to give a blessing
9:00 AM9:15 AMWelcome by MACD President Mark Suta
9:15 AM10:00 AMPartner Updates NRCS, DNRC, NACD, MACD, MACDEO
10:00 AM10:15 AMBreak
10:15 AM11:10 PMMACD Standing Committee Meetings (Held Concurrently)
District Ops
11:15 AM12:10 PMMACD Standing Committee Meetings (Held Concurrently)
Soil and Land Use
12:00 PMSack Lunches available starting at noon
12:30 PM1:00 PMNACD Film and Short Presentation by NACD Rep Sunni Heikes-Knapton during Lunch and Networking
1:00 PM5:00 PMTours
Columbia Falls – Algae AquaCulture Technologies & Smart Lam
Kalispell West – Kalispell Kreamery & West Valley Wetlands Conservation Project
Downtown Kalispell – self guided tour of historic and cultural locations in Kalispell
5:00 PM9:00 PMEO Event—“A Wild Night at the County Fair” with CD Karaoke Royalty Contest
Thursday, November 21st
7:30 AM8:00 AMHearty Breakfast is served!
8:00 AM9:00 AMEducation Breakfast Presentations (10 mins each)
Flathead CD—Pollinator Demonstration Garden—Hailey Graf Flathead CD
Lake CD—Junior Conservationist Program—Lauren Odom BSWC
Lewis and Clark CD—High School Engagement—Chris Evans Lewis and Clark CD
9:00 AM12:00 PMMACD Business Meeting and Q and A
12:00 PM1:00 PMLunch and Networking
1:15 PM2:15 PMSocial-Marketing Strategies: Inspiring Farm Conservation Stewardship Aneka Sweeny Whatcom County CD
2:15 PM2:30 PMBreak
2:30 PM3:30 PMBreakout Sessions/Panel Discussions
CD and Supervisor Financial Responsibilities and Protocol—Laurie Zeller DNRC
310 Emergency Application Management and CD Response Panel—Jen McBride Missoula CD, Jason Garber DNRC
Land Development Pressures—Ron DeYoung
3:30 PM3:45 PMBreak
3:45 PM4:45 PMBreakout Sessions/Panel Discussions
CD Records Retention: To Keep or Not to Keep?—Chris Evans Lewis and Clark CD
Wildfire Emergency Management and CD Response Panel—Paul Rosenburg Bitterroot CD
Restoration and Water Storage—Paul Parson Missoula CD
5:00 PM6:00 PMBig Sky Watershed Corps Social Hour Poster Session
6:00 PM9:00 PMMACD Member Appreciation Banquet and Awards Ceremony
9:00 PM???Afterparty and Dancing with Local Band!
Friday, November 22nd
8:00 AM9:30 AMMACD Board Meeting Wrap-up
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