Latest Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Stories

2008-08-06 15:00:27

By Nick Gevock, The Montana Standard, Butte Aug. 6--Federal land managers have pulled a controlled burning project on more than 900 acres of sagebrush and grassland near the mouth of Birch Creek after environmentalists sued to halt the burn. Tom Osen, Dillon district ranger for the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, wrote in a letter than the exclusion from federal law for controlled burns did not apply to the proposed Birch Creek fuels management project. The proposal called for...

2008-07-01 12:00:49

By Justin Post, The Montana Standard, Butte Jul. 1--Butte-Silver Bow could receive the lion's share of the $20 million available this year through the state's Natural Resource Damage Program for restorations in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin. Fourteen projects representing more than $21 million in grants had been requested through the program this year. Two projects totaling roughly $1.4 million were withdrawn by the applicants, however. That means the funding requests this year...

2008-06-19 12:00:33

MELROSE, Mont., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- After a nationwide search for the premier outdoor recreational development, producers for the DIY (Do It Yourself) Network have chosen Montana's Meriwether Ranch as the site of a new series called the "Ultimate Sportsman's Lodge." DIY is visible to over 50 Million viewers nationwide in the USA and around the world. The pristine Meriwether Ranch, located on the legendary Big Hole River outside of Melrose, Montana, halfway between Butte and Dillon, is...

Latest Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest Reference Libraries

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
2013-11-22 11:53:36

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest is the largest of the National Forests in Montana of the United States. Covering 3.36 million acres, this forest is broken into 9 separate sections and extends across 8 counties in the southwestern region of the state. President Theodore Roosevelt gave a name to the two forests in 1908 and they merged in 1996. The forest headquarters are found in Dillon, Montana. In Roosevelt’s original legislation, the Deerlodge National Forest was called the Big...

Bitterroot National Forest
2013-11-22 11:33:19

Bitterroot National Forest is made up of 1.587 million acres in west-central Montana and eastern Idaho, of the United States. It is located mostly in Ravalli County, Montana, but also as acreage in Idaho County, Idaho, and Missoula County, Montana. As it was founded in 1898, it is located in the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountains with elevations ranging from 2,200 feet along the Salmon River in Idaho to the 10,157 foot Trapper Peak. Roughly half of the forest makes up part or all of three...

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