Goals and Strategies
Given the agricultural sector's vulnerabilities, we have developed the following goals and strategies.
Goals are presented in bold with their corresponding action items below it.
Increase adoption of ecologically sound and climate smart practices for Missoula County agriculture.
Strengthen social connectivity between farmers, ranchers, and community members.
Increase economic resilience of Missoula County agriculture given climate change.
Implementation has begun for the strategies in the Agriculture sector.
If you would like to receive more information or would like to apply to join the working group, contact Caroline Lauer.
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Working Group Members
Bonnie Buckingham, Community Food and Agriculture Coalition
Bryce Christiaens, Missoula County Weed District
Abby Huseth, Climate Smart Missoula
Nick Silverman, Adaptive Hydrology LLC
Jamie Ryan Lockman, Montana Organic Association
Jenny Zaso, Community Food & Agriculture Coalition
Dave Prather, Western Montana Growers' Cooperative
Do you prefer to think about strategies in terms of which climate impacts they respond to?
You can sort all agricultural strategies by related climate impact below, as well as whether they have a mitigation benefit or strengthen resiliency in a different sector as well as agriculture.