Monthly Archives: February 2012

Energy and Ag Task Forces Meet

Energy News, Events

On Friday, February 24th AERO members met in Butte, MT to discuss energy program work. Dale Horton of NCAT gave a presentation on a recent study that evaluates energy code compliance in new buildings in Montana. If you would like … Continue reading

Tester announces Agriculture Small Business Opportunity Workshop

Events, Food and Agriculture News, What's New

Senator’s March 12 event in Great Falls highlights agriculture job opportunities Senator Jon Tester’s eleventh Small Business Opportunity Workshop in Great Falls will focus on resources and services available to Montana farmers. Tester, the U.S. Senate’s only active farmer, will … Continue reading

2nd Annual Fresh! Food Forum April 14 in Great Falls

Events, Food and Agriculture News, What's New

Join us at this public event to raise awareness for local food systems, and learn about food safety issues, school food projects, composting, gardening, and more! There will also be a screening of the film Dirt! The Movie. The event … Continue reading

Gloria Flora to present “Biochar: A Carbon-Negative Solution from the Distant Past”


UPDATE: There was an error and Gloria Flora will NOT be speaking in Missoula Thursday March 1. Sorry for any confusion.

CFAC’s Ag Land Network Webinar on Wednesday

Food and Agriculture News

The Ag Land Network serves as a state-wide collaborative of Montanans who care about their community’s legacy of working farms and ranches.  Through discussions and webinars, network participants will have the opportunity to learn from one another about the effective … Continue reading

Energy Task Force Meeting Friday Feb. 24th in Butte

Energy News, Events, What's New

Join AERO in Butte for an update on Energy Program work, including discussion and input on an AERO campaign to highlight energy success stories across Montana and our upcoming Spring energy conference. We will begin the meeting with a presentation … Continue reading

AERO to host a tele-town hall meeting with Senator Tester, February 15th, 6:00 pm


Members of the AERO community will have a special opportunity to participate in a tele-town hall meeting with Senator Jon Tester and members of his staff on Wednesday, February 15th at 6:00 pm. Here’s how it works: At 6:00 pm, … Continue reading

Fueling a Sustainable Energy Future

AERO on the Air, Energy News, What's New

In the summer of 1974, a small group of Eastern Montanans sat on a porch discussing the North Central Power Study. This study by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation proposed 42 coal burning power plants across the Great Plains, 21 … Continue reading