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Agenda

Monday, November 12
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2:005:00Standing Committee Organization MeetingParlor 1010
Tuesday, November 13
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8:3010:00MACD Board MeetingParlor 1010
8:3012:30DNRC RCAC CommitteeMadison
10:0012:00SWCDM Board MeetingParlor 1010
11:3012:30Milk River Watershed Alliance MeetingLittle Missouri
11:302:00MSCA Board MeetingJefferson
1:004:00MACD EO MeetingBallroom
2:304:30MRCDC Board MeetingGallatin
4:305:00MACDEO Scholarship Awardees & MACD Staff MeetingFoyer
4:306:00Registration Open & Vendor SetupFoyer
5:307:00Hors D’Oeuvres & SocialFoyer
Wednesday November 14
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8:001:00Registration Table OpenLobby
7:008:30Breakfast, with presentations on Northern Great Plains Joint Venture, RREC Internships, and Living on the BankLarge Room
8:309:30Opening Ceremony and Welcome & Partner Updates (Legislators; MACD; DNRC; NACD; NRCS)Large Room
9:4510:15Carter County Conservation District presents: The Roots that Bind Us: Telling the Story of Carter CountyLarge Room
10:1510:30Break
10:3011:30Committee Meetings
District OperationsMadison
WaterGallatin
Soil and Land UseJefferson
EducationLittle Missouri
10:3011:30One-on-One Ask An Expert SessionsParlor 1010
Legal-Aid Don MacIntyre
CD & AIS Stations Follow up
Drones In Agriculture
11:3012:30Lunch - Presenter Ken Frazer & Mike Ruggles with FWP: Huntley Diversion Structure & Fish By-PassLarge Room
1:005:00Tours:
Option 1: North 40 Ag / Miller Coors PlantHuntley
Option 2: Western Heritage Center / Uber BreweryDowntown Billings
5:009:00MACDEO Event: Night in the Old WestLarge Room
Thursday November 15
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8:005:00Registration Table OpenFoyer
7:309:00Education Breakfast: Drones In AgricultureLarge Room
9:0010:15Becoming an Effective DistrictLarge Room
10:30NoonMACD Business MeetingYellowstone & Bighorn
12:001:00Lunch with presentations of Gallatin Conservation District's Education Center and DEQ's Nonpoint Source ProgramLarge Room
1:152:15BREAKOUT SESSIONS ROUND 1
Rural Communities and a Changing Western EconomyYellowstone & Bighorn
Seeding Cropland back to GrassMadison
Soil TestingBallroom
2:152:30Break
2:303:30BREAKOUT SESSIONS ROUND 2
Conservation Easements 101Yellowstone & Bighorn
Conservation District LawMadison
Mill Levy 101Ballroom
3:303:45Break
3:454:45BREAKOUT SESSIONS ROUND 3
AIS Stations & Conservation DistrictsYellowstone & Bighorn
Montana’s Changing ClimateMadison
Water Reservations and Conservation DistrictsBallroom
5:006:00Social Hour
6:0010:00Banquet MC: Dan McGowan & Keynote Speaker Taylor Brown: Awards & Live AuctionLarge Room
Live Music by River North from Garfield County following banquetHotel Lounge
Friday November 16
8:009:30MACDBoard Meeting Wrap-up (personnel portion will be closed)Parlor 1010
10:0012:00YRCDC MeetingParlor 1010
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