Formed: 2003 Established: 2008
This page last updated:3/14/2010
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In September 2008, Sundog Ecovillage members purchased 40 acres of beautiful land in Montana, 30 minutes east of Missoula, in the Potomac Valley. There are presently seven founding members, and we are actively seeking additional people of all ages to join us in creating a village-based culture that heals, serves, and celebrates humanity and the planet.
There is an existing house and large shop on the property, and we plan a number of family units. The process for exploring membership, as well as information on costs, is available on our website.
We have worked for over four years to find and buy this property together, and we are excited to say that we have not only bought land, but have the organizational structures and decision-making processes in place for growth and the realization of our dream. We look forward to hearing from you.
Status: Accepting new members
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This page last updated:3/14/2010
(Subject to visitor policy, available on our web site.)
Visitor Process: On the first Sunday of each month between 3.00pm and 8.00pm Sundog is open to people interested in learning about, and/or hanging out with, Sundog, its members and friends. Please RSVP (406) 244-2247
Outside of this time, and depending on available space and time, Sundog is happy to welcome anyone interested in learning about ecovillages and about Sundog. Anyone wanting to visit Sundog and/or to stay overnight needs to make a reservation, preferably in writing or by email, to Penelope Baquero at sundogecovillageATgmailDOTcom.
Anyone interested in staying for a period of time at Sundog should read our Volunteer and Intern Policy document available on the web site.
What do I need to bring?
We ask that all guests planning to spend a night or more at Sundog bring their own
camping and sleeping equipment, their own food and suggetst a donation of
$5.00 per night to defray costs. Children can stay free.
What facilities do you have?
We have a beautiful un-serviced campsite for tents, and a community house. We also
have roadways and spaces in front of the house and shop where camper vans and cars should be parked. Vehicles are not permitted in the camping area. On rare occasions guests can be accommodated in the house.
All guests are welcome to use the bathroom on the top floor for a maximum of .5 hours
once a day between the hours of 7.00am and 9.00pm.
All guests are also welcome to join Sundoggers for the main daily meal which happens in the evening... if they are willing to bring food, help prepare it and help clean up after.
Ecovillage Network of the Americas
:: GEN - Global Ecovillage Network
Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
No Answer Provided
Members(adults and children):
Open to new members:
(All ages welcome)
Leadership Core Group:
(Anyone completing the membership process becomes a core member with equal decision-making responsibility.)
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
Open to Members with Pre-existing Debt:
(See our financial structure document on our web site.)
(See our web site for financial policy.)
Land and Buildings
40 acres (16.2 hectares)
Land Owned By:
(The land and community infrastructure are owned by a corporation which is in turn owned by the full members.)
Percentage of Food Grown:
(We plan to grow much of our food as soon as possible.)
Share Community Meals:
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
(We have no members who smoke, and smoking is not allowed in community buildings.)
Common Spiritual Practices:
Which Spiritual Traditions(s):
:: Native American
:: Paganism/Earth Religions
(We do not discriminate based on religion, race, gender, ethnic background or sexual preference.)
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