2021 Virtual Spring Workshop – April 6th

REGISTER HERE The High Divide Collaborative is hosting a shortened, virtual workshop this year. Our panelists will discuss trends, challenges, and opportunities on the following topics: The Status of High Divide Community Socioeconomics – and Why it Matters for Landscape Conservation The Changing Role of Outdoor Recreation in the High Divide It all starts will […]

2020 WORKSHOP: February 12-13 at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, MT

Dates: February 12th & 13th, 2020 Location: Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, 1500 Fairmont Road, Fairmont, MT (I-90, Exit 211, between Anaconda and Butte, MT) Purpose: The 7th Annual High Divide Collaborative Workshop brings together people working on and concerned about land and communities across the region. The workshop framework encourages peer-to-peer communication and learning, and […]

Sep. 18, 2019 – High Divide Celebration!

Our sixth Celebration of Community and Conservation in the High Divide will take place in Ennis, Montana, on Wednesday, September 18, 2019. Be sure to join us. We will be celebrating the High Divide Collaborative’s community-grounded approach to conservation that is resulting in lasting large landscape impact. The Collaborative is an effective partnership of landowners, local community leaders, public land […]

WORKSHOP: April 24-25, 2019, in Idaho Falls, ID

Dates: April 24 & 25, 2019 Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Idaho Falls, Idaho (700 Lindsay Blvd) Themes: Working Lands, Ecological Connectivity, & Aspen  Purpose: : The annual High Divide Collaborative Workshop brings together people working on and concerned about land and communities across the region. The workshop framework encourages peer-to-peer communication and learning, and helps […]

The High Divide film – check it out!

They say THE HIGH DIVIDE is the place where the world is cut in two. Then again, it may be where everything comes together. THE HIGH DIVIDE | OFFICIAL SCREENER from Grizzly Creek Films on Vimeo. Once upon a time, this place was called “the big empty.” But it’s actually bursting at the seams – […]

Working Group meets on Aspen March 22, 2019

HIGH DIVIDE COLLABORATIVE Forestry and Fire Working Group: Aspen Meeting March 22, 2019 9:30 am – 4:00 pm BLM Office, 1005 Selway Drive, Dillon, MT Purpose: To share knowledge around Aspen restoration in the HighDivide region and determine how this work group can add value to those efforts. For more information, contact Emily Harkness at […]

Research Paper: Quantifying contribution of conservation easements

“Our analysis reveals that conservation easements, though only a small part of the regional land base, contribute substantially to land- scape-scale representation of ecosystems and provide complementary conservation value to public land at the regional scale, even wherepublic lands dominate the landscape.” READ THE PAPER HERE

WORKSHOP REPORT: April 2018

Dates: April 18 & 19, 2018 Location: Lewis & Clark Conference Room, University of Montana Western, Dillon, MT Workshop Title:  Drought Resilience – Forests and Fire – Wildlife Connectivity & Conflict Reduction High Divide April 2018 Workshop Report Workshop Goals1 – Continue our process for High Divide Stakeholders to express their vision for the desired future […]