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  • Continental Divide Trail Coalition Launches Stakeholder Survey

    Press Release, Continental Divide Trail Coalition|Updated Jul 10, 2023

    GOLDEN, CO (JULY 5, 2023) - The Continental Divide Trail Coalition is conducting a widespread survey of communities and stakeholders connected to the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. The CDTC Community Feedback Survey period is open through the end of July 2023, and individuals, tribal representatives, organizations, and businesses in the CDT landscape are encouraged to participate. Contributions from the survey will help guide the next phase of community-centric cons...

  • FWP seeks comment on draft environmental assessment of elk management plan

    Press Release, Montana FWP|Updated Jul 10, 2023

    HELENA – A draft environmental assessment of the 2023 Draft Elk Management Plan is now available for public review and comment. The draft EA is available on FWP's website at fwp.mt.gov/public-notices/news/2023/jun/0630-2023-draft-elk-management-plan-ea. The deadline for comments is July 31. Earlier this month, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks released the 2023 Draft Elk Management Plan for public review and comment. The deadline for comments on the plan is also July 31. While t...

  • Conservation license required to access most state lands

    Press Release, Montana FWP|Updated Jun 28, 2023

    HELENA – Working with the 68th Legislature, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP) and the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) simplified licensing requirements on state lands as part of Governor Gianforte's Red Tape Relief Task Force. The two agencies consolidated the conservation license and state lands recreational use license into one annual conservation license, supporting the maintenance of places like fishing access sites, wildlife m...

  • Montana's counties need help

    Press Release, Mont. Assoc. of Conties|Updated Apr 16, 2020

    HELENA, MT – Local Government is at the front lines of the COVID-19 response, including our law enforcement, health departments, health officers, county-owned medical facilities, and through our work with local private providers and facilities. Montana's counties are working hard to ensure continuity of operations and service delivery during this nation-wide pandemic while keeping the public as safe as possible. County operations are being modified to comply with protective m... Full story

  • DPHHS reminds Montanans to take precautions to avoid hantavirus this spring

    Press release, Montana DPHHS|Updated Apr 25, 2018

    The Department of Public Health and Human Services and local public health agencies remind Montanans and visitors to the state to be aware of the risk of hantavirus and to take precautions to avoid exposures to rodents, their droppings and nests. “Although hantavirus infection can occur during any month, the risk of exposure is increased in the spring and summer as people clean cabins and sheds and spend more time outside in the vicinity of rodents,” said DPHHS epidemiologist Rachel Hinnenkamp. With 43 cases of han...

  • Non-profit organization seeks host families for HS exchange students

    Press release, ASSE|Updated Apr 25, 2018

    ASSE International Student Exchange Programs, in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few. ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice their English. They also love to share their own culture and language with their host families. Host families welcome these students into their family, not as a guest, but as a...

  • 19th Annual Blackfoot River Ducks Unlimited Banquet set for Saturday

    Press Release, Blackfoot River Chapter of Ducks Unlimited|Updated Apr 18, 2018

    Ducks Unlimited Blackfoot River Chapter is hosting its 19th Annual Dinner Banquet at the Lincoln Community Hall on Saturday, April 21. Doors open at 5 P.M. A tasty dinner, prepared by Bushwhacker's, will be served at 6 P.M. The evening's activities include live and silent auctions, raffles, games, and giveaways. The silent and live auctions and raffles feature a wide array of items including local and original art, furniture, gift baskets, goods and services from area...

  • Powell County Weed District annual Vegetation Management Meeting set

    Press Release, Powell County Weed Board|Updated Apr 17, 2018

    The Powell County Weed Board will be holding its annual spring weed management education and outreach get togethers Thursday May 3rd, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Deer Lodge Community Center and Friday May 4th, 1 to 3 p.m. at the Helmville Community Center. Topics this year will be “Weed Rap Sheets: A New Tool for Prioritizing Weed Management” presented by Dean Pearson, Research Scientist, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, and “Using EDDMapS West for Noxious Weed Management” by Jasmine Reimer, Noxious Weed Trust Fund Coordin...

  • Lincoln Ranger District prepares for spring burning

    Press Release, HLCNF|Updated Apr 4, 2018

    LINCOLN—The Lincoln Ranger District of the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest is preparing to conduct prescribed burning projects in the Ogden Mountain and Poorman Creek areas this spring, when weather conditions become favorable. Burning will begin as weather and fuel conditions allow and will continue into late spring and early summer. The Helmville Face Wildlife Enhancement Project is in the Ogden Mountain area. Multiple units are planned to be treated this spring, totaling 367 acres. This project is a joint effort b...