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AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES

Protecting Montana’s pristine water resources

Montana’s pristine lakes and streams are world class. These waters fuel a thriving recreation in­dustry, and are a source of carbon free, renew­able power generation in both the Columbia and Missouri River Basins. Unfortunately, aquatic invasive species (AIS) including zebra and quagga mussels threaten this resource with no known means of eradi­cation once established. “Aquatic invasive spe­cies pose an enormous risk to Montana’s wa­ters, economy, and way of life,” FWP Fisheries Division Administrator Eileen Ryce is quoted as saying in the Flathead Beacon, “The increasing scope and complexity of managing these threats requires a more compre­hensive approach.” Read More

What is a Grassroots Movement?

 


A grassroots movement is a community-centered movement focusing on preserving or advancing the values of the community. The need for grassroots movements stems from the inequity between the interests of small, often isolated interest groups and the traditional power structure. More often than not, grassroots movements are associated with political parties and offices at all levels of government.

Our grassroots program - MEC Roots -  is all about preserving the quality of life our members enjoy by virtue of stable electricity prices delivered by a not-for-profit electric cooperative.  

By signing up for MEC Roots, you can take a more active role in your Cooperative. When you sign up, we will send you a quarterly newsletter covering the challenges that face the Cooperative and ultimately, your rates. When we need a little extra support, we will engage our members to contact their representatives to support or oppose an issue that may have a significant impact on the Cooperative. Read more.

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