2024 Programs and Activities

Mission Statement: We are people taking action to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change in the Bitterroot Valley, acting with respect and civility to all. 


  • Working with local schools to encourage climate science education and resilience
  • Producing eight e-newsletters to inform our membership about current issues and BCAG activities
  • Sponsoring the Chapter One/BCAG Book Club on climate science topics

Resilience & Mitigation

  • Purchasing and distributing portable HEPA air purifiers to seniors, young mothers and people with respiratory difficulties
  • Following up on the 2023 Bitterroot Resilience Forums to engage nonprofits, agencies and businesses in planning for climate change in the Bitterroot Valley
  • Participating in the Fire in the Root meetings to bring climate issues forward in the update of the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP)
  • Sponsoring our volunteer Hwy 93 cleanup project in April and in October


  • Advocating with local elected officials to influence local policy and planning
  • Preparing and coordinating BCAG input into the USFS NEPA process to bring climate science considerations to forest management decisions
  • Alerting the BCAG membership to take action on critical climate change issues requiring local public comment and advocacy

Hope & Community

  • Operating the Victor Community Garden program for hands-on community participation in building local food resilience in our valleythe Victor
  • Presenting BCAG’s Annual Meeting in October 2023 to elect the new board and draw feedback and input from members Community Garden program for hands-on community participation in building local food resilience in our valley
  • Talking to our members at Pint Night at Higherground Brewing

Won’t you help BCAG continue our work in the community?

We’re raising money now for our top priorities:

  • Wildfire Smoke Adaptation Program Distributing portable HEPA Air Filtration units to disadvantaged seniors, young mothers and residents with respiratory issues, cosponsored with the Fire in the Root Council
  • Educational Events and Programming – Supporting and promoting climate science education in our local schools and developing youth leadership on climate

Bitterroot Climate Action Group is a 501(c)(3) public benefit nonprofit.
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