Partnership News and Updates

This exciting opportunity is part of a collaborative effort between the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the IWJV to further conservation delivery of NRCS Programs.
What happens when landowners come to a workshop where they talk and conservation professionals listen? 
While not offering much for Montana’s dispirited CRP fans, the 2018 Farm Bill’s other land and water conservation programs will provide tens of millions of dollars to help the state’s prairie region.
The 2019 IWJV Conservation Awards Call for Nominations is open until July 31. Check out the five award categories and nominate someone today!


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The Intermountain West Joint Venture is a diverse partnership of federal, state and nongovernmental agencies. More >

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The IWJV operates across parts of eleven states and encompasses 486 million acres of some of the most diverse and intact landscapes in the West. More >

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The IWJV conserves priority bird habitats through partnership-driven, science-based projects and programs. More >

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WAFWA Chief Financial Officer Job Announcement

The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) is seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This position is based at the organization’s office in Boise, Idaho.

Utah State University's Wetland Gazette

This is the first issue of the Wetland Gazette, a newsletter by the Wetland Ecology Lab at Utah State University (USU).

Job Alert: SGI Seeking Range and Wildlife Conservationist in MT

This position provides rangeland technical assistance for the Sage- Grouse Initiative and associated Farm Bill conservation programs to agriculture producers and landowners.

Managing Wet Areas on Agricultural Lands

The content of this handbooks aims to provide landowners with resources to better understand the characteristics, functions, and management practices that can enhance not only wetlands and riparian areas but agricultural lands.

$6 Million Available to Protect Working Lands in California

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in California has set Feb. 14, 2014, as the deadline for accepting applications for the Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program.

Garcia Ranch Conservation Easement Completed

Thanks to the generosity of owners Dr. Reyes Garcia and his daughters Lana Kiana and Tania Paloma, their working ranch will remain intact with its senior water rights in perpetuity.

Visit the Newly Updated Avian Knowledge Network Webpage

AKN is a partnership of people, institutions and government agencies supporting the conservation of birds and their habitats based on data, the adaptive management paradigm, and the best available science.

Changes in Capacity Grants Program

Due to constraints associated with the timing of annual federal appropriations in recent fiscal years, the Capacity Grant Program schedule has been permanently changed.


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