Next month the Montana Forest Collaboration Network, Beaverhead-Deerlodge Working Group, Beaverhead County Collaborative, and High Divide Collaborative are jointly hosting a celebration to highlight the important role that Forest Collaboratives play in healthy forest management. We would love it if you could join us in Butte, MT to tour the Basin Creek fuels reduction project, […]
$2 Million in Grant Funds for Forest Management to Further Implementation of the MT Forest Action Plan Deadline for pre-proposals is August 31, 2023. Notice of Funding Opportunity The DNRC is excited to announce that funding has been secured from the State’s Fire Suppression Fund to help further the implementation of the Montana Forest Action […]
DNRC partnered with Lake County and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes to develop a short video to share lessons about impacts to homes from the 2022 Elmo fire near Dayton. The video compares the aftermath of the fire for three homes caught in the fire’s path. The video is now available to assist with […]
Montana Forest Owners Association (MFOA), one of MFCN’s Participating Groups, recently presented the results of their landowner survey at the March 4, 2023 Forestry Mini College at the University of Montana. This survey was made possible by MFCN through funding from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation to help Montana collaborative groups in […]
Fueling Partnerships & Collaboration: MFCN March 2-3, 2023 Collaborative Leadership Workshop a Success!
MFCN Collaborative Leadership Workshop March 2-3, 2023 Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Missoula, MT MFCN’s Participating Groups’ leaders from throughout the state gathered to share challenges while identifying commonalities and how purposeful collaboration can foster greater positive outcomes in statewide resource management. The event would not have been possible without sponsorship by the USDA Forest Service […]
DNRC is announcing the availability of funding for Local Government Forestry Assistance Grants for 2023. These grants provide funding for local governments to support activities to accelerate the pace and scale of forest management to reduce wildland fire hazards, improve forest health, and enhance economic productivity on cross-boundary projects that include federal lands in Montana. Local […]
DNRC FOREST STEWARDSHIP GRANTS AVAILABLE: Applications for Forest Stewardship Grants are open now through 4 p.m. on March 15. Non-profit organizations; local, state, and Tribal governments; and non-governmental conservation organizations are eligible to apply for grants to reduce wildfire risk, improve forest health, and support landscape resilience. Learn more and submit applications at https://bit.ly/ForestStewardshipGrants2023.