DNRC News

Fire Updates: Lightning Sparks 66 Fires in Northern Rockies Region
A prolonged drought and thunderstorms are an explosive combination. There are 188 fires burning in the western U.S. today, including 66 in the Northern Rockies. Here is the latest on those closest to us:
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HELENA NATIONAL FOREST
The Sucker Creek Fire north of Lincoln has grown to 13-hundred acr…
DNRC: Scotty Brown Fire Near Ovando
The following information is from the DNRC:

 
The Scotty Brown Fire started Monday, August 10th at 3:00pm and is located near Ovando, MT. The lightning-caused fire is currently at 23 acres with 20% containment. River Junction Road is closed to non-emergency traffic. A f...
USFS: Update on the Sucker Creek Fire, Helena National Forest
Here is the latest information from the Helena National Forest:
The lightning-caused Sucker Creek Fire, which is currently burning in the Sucker Creek area on the Lincoln Ranger District, was reported Monday, August 10th. The fire is in very rugged, steep terrain and burning in a stand of tree snags.…
GNP: Fire Restrictions for Back Country of Park
Campfires Only Allowed in Front Country
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – As of Wednesday, August 12, campfires will not be allowed in the back country of Glacier National Park.  Campfires will continue to be allowed only in designated sites in front country campgrounds...
Extension, FSA to Host Farm Bill Meetings this Month
BOZEMAN – Montana State University (MSU) Extension in partnership with USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) and USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced the schedule of 28 informational agricultural producer meetings in communities across Montana.
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NRCS: CSP Renewal Applications Are Being Accepted Now.
WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 – Producers with expiring U.S. Department of Agriculture Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) contracts have from July 11 until Sept. 12, 2014 to renew and add conservation activities that will support their natural resource improvement activities and fine-tune thei…
Draft Water Plan Meetings Scheduled for Shelby, Great Falls
The Upper Missouri River Basin Advisory Council has scheduled a series of public meetings, including Shelby and Great Falls, to gather comments on the Upper Missouri River Basin draft recommendations to the the Montana Water Supply Initiative, a 20 year state water plan ...