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The Flathead Conservation District empowers landowners to be better stewards of natural resources. The District’s Landowner Assistance Program provides landowners with technical support and cost-share assistance to implement conservation practices on private property.

Seedling Program:

We have partnered with the DNRC Montana Conservation Seedling Nursery (MCSN) to facilitate conservation-related seedling orders for small landowners in Flathead County. Smaller landowners (≤10 acres) who wish to plant seedlings for conservation practices but cannot meet the MCSN minimum order size of 250 seedlings may qualify for this program.



Cost Share Program

The Cost-Share Program provides financial or technical assistance for private landowners with conservation projects in Flathead County. The program funds up to 75% of the project or up to a total of $5,000. All applications will be reviewed and ranked based on project merit and benefit to the natural resource. Projects that employ multiple conservation practices are encouraged. Eligible projects include stream/fisheries improvement, erosion control, wildlife habitat improvements and upland improvements. Visit the cost share page for more detail.


Native Grass Seed:

We have also collaborated with the NRCS and CHS Kalispell to develop three native grass seed mixes specifically for use in the Flathead Valley. These mixes are available at CHS Kalispell.


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