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Articles with the Tag: Montana

UM researchers receive NASA grant to create tools for reforestation UM researchers receive NASA grant to create tools for reforestation

News from University of Montana MISSOULA – As forest managers increasingly see less natural regeneration of low-elevation tree species and increased mortality in planted seedlings, reforestation needs are outpacing the ability of managers to respond. Three University of Montana researchers rece...

Firewood gathering available by permit at state parks

News from the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks MONTANA – With the arrival of winter weather, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is reminding residents that firewood gathering for personal, non-commercial use is allowed at certain state parks in Region 1, including the Thompson Chain of Lakes bet...

UM researchers among the most cited in world

News from the University of Montana  MISSOULA – Five out of six of the world’s most highly cited researchers living in Big Sky Country hail from the University of Montana. That’s according to Clarivate Analytics, a company that monitors research data via its Web of Science plat...

Big game hunting season ends

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks MONTANA — Montana’s general big game hunting season ended Nov. 25.  Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks’ five regional check stations tallied a combined total of 950 white-tailed deer, including 676 bucks, this season. That is down fr...

Briefs for Dec. 5, 2018

Black-footed ferrets POLSON — “Prairie Bandits: The Story of Montana’s Black-footed Ferrets” by John Ashley will be Mission Mountain Audubon’s evening program on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Polson Library meeting room. Ashley will begin the program with a histori...

Students address childhood hunger in Montana  

News from the Governor of Montana’s office HELENA – The 2018-19 Governor and First Lady Youth Leadership Council convened at the Capitol on Friday, Nov. 30, to discuss ways to address childhood hunger, the Governor’s Office of Community Service announced.. The 20 members represent m...

Family shares story about local smokejumper Family shares story about local smokejumper

When anyone told Margarita Kay Phillips (1956-2018) she couldn’t do something, she would work twice as hard to prove them wrong. With that mindset, she achieved a number of amazing accomplishments in her lifetime, but she wasn’t one to brag.  In fact, she didn’t like being the cente...

Tax credits explained

What are tax credits? Tax credits reduce the amount of money an individual or corporation owes in taxes. The more tax credits a person or company has, the less they owe in taxes. The federal government uses tax credits to encourage developers to build affordable housing.  Why does the federal governm...

Ronan selected for affordable housing incentive

RONAN – Housing is a basic need: without a home it is difficult to care for a family, hold down a job or be part of a community. More options for affordable, high-quality housing in Ronan are on the horizon thanks to incentives from the federal government.  A proposal from Lake County Community...

Managing CWD will take cooperation from all Montanans Managing CWD will take cooperation from all Montanans

MONTANA – Montana hunters have been afield pursuing deer, elk and other big game, just as we have done for decades. But new this year is the knowledge that chronic wasting disease (CWD) is present in our state’s mule deer and white-tailed deer.  Last year’s first-ever detection of t...


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