Since 2016, the Lake County Conservation District (LCCD) has hosted a Big Sky Watershed Corps (BSWC) Member, an Americorps program sponsored by the Montana Watershed Coordination Council, the Montana Conservation Corps, the Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana. The Watershed Corps member serves a 10-month term and assists LCCD staff deliver high-quality outreach to youth through our Augmented Reality Sandbox and Junior Conservationist Programs and landowner conservation initiatives like our free pollinator seed program. Our member also works closely with local LCCD partners including the Flathead Lake Biological Station on Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) early prevention and detection efforts on Flathead Lake. Along with these practical work experiences this program is also an opportunity for college graduates to gain valuable professional skills while working with current Natural Resources professionals.
To find out more about the Big Sky Watershed Corps or apply for a position click here Big Sky Watershed Corps Info
To find out more about the work of our 2018 member see below.