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2014-09-17 12:22:50

MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sustainable forestry is helping improve wildlife habitat for grizzly bears and other species in Montana. The Montana Forest Restoration Committee is cooperating with a variety of groups to restore wildlife habitat in three national forests -- Bitterroot, Helena and Lolo. But bears are just part of the story. The committee guides forest restoration work to address wider ecological, economic and social needs, including community...

2014-09-16 08:26:39

Montana-Based Firearms Sales and Restoration Company Receives Coveted 8PM Time Slot As The Network's Newest Reality Program: The Gunfather HAMILTON, Mont., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gunfather, scheduled to air Wednesday, October 1(st) at the 8pm EST primetime on the Outdoor Channel, is a reality TV series revolving around the daily lives of Lou Tuminaro and his family, and the benefits and challenges of operating their family firearm business. Lou is a New York transplant...

2014-09-12 23:02:32

Billings Clinic and Charter Media host the NFL Network to present a day of fun and games for adults and children alike; Saturday, September 13, 2014 -11am to 3pm at Billings Clinic 2702 8th Ave N. Billings, MT. (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Avitus Group invites you to join us for a fun filled and free promotional event, The Charter Media NFL Network Tailgating Tour. This event includes: autographs from former NFL players, performances from local cheer squads, introductions to Billings Wolves...

2014-09-12 12:22:11

Highlights: PLANO, Texas, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Rare Earths, Inc. (OTCQB: UREE), a domestic rare earths exploration company, has received approval from the U.S. Forest Service to re-open the Last Chance northern adit, the company announced. The Last Chance Vein is one of the longest identified mineralized veins in the Lemhi Pass area of Idaho and Montana. The adits are horizontal tunnels that are used to gain underground access to subsurface mineral deposits....

2014-08-25 08:21:22

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In what appears to be a record-setting year for wildland fires in the West, aerial firefighters are battling more wildfires in the Pacific Northwest states, and deploying their aircraft and crews accordingly. For example, CHI Aviation has spent more time on wildfires in Washington State compared to previous years, according to Larry Kelley, the operator's Director of Fire Operations in Boise, Idaho. In that regard, the company's...

benthic microbial mat community
2014-08-25 06:40:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A type of bacteria growing in a hot spring near Yellowstone National Park in Montana uses a previously unidentified process to harvest energy and produce oxygen from sunlight, according to new research published in a recent edition of the journal Science. The bacteria grows in far-red light, researchers from the Pennsylvania State University, the University of California, Davis, and Montana State University report in their study,...

2014-08-19 23:02:31

The average infant funeral costs $1500 in Montana. Memorial's fall fundraiser, the Pink Tie Affair, aims to raise $35,000. Billings, MT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 "It's shocking, heartbreaking and emotional to add up what our foundation has paid in funeral costs for babies so far in 2014." -Kori Keller, Ramsey Keller Memorial Founder The Ramsey Keller Memorial has paid out a total of $21,000 this year for infant funerals in Montana. The amount has helped 17 Montana families...

2014-08-17 23:01:03

The report provides a comprehensive review of the key market drivers, challenges, and issues. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-1-octene-4314287427.html (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 1-Octene is a colorless, flammable liquid with a pleasant, sweet odor. 1-Octene is used as an intermediate (monomer) to manufacture polyethylene resins. 1-Octene is used as an industrial intermediate, primarily to produce polyethylene resins. Small amounts of 1-octene may be used to synthesize...

2014-08-16 20:21:27

MISSOULA, Mont., Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Montana jury announced its $17 Million verdict last night in favor of Kelly Logging, Inc. ("Kelly"), a Missoula-based company, against First Interstate Bank, its lender. First Interstate Bank took $762,000 out of Kelly's checking account to pay off a note which was current, was not due, and had not matured. After a 7-day trial in the District Court for Missoula County, the Honorable Ed McLean presiding, the jury unanimously found...

2014-08-12 16:23:46

Record Production of 715 BOEPD, Record Quarterly Oil and Gas Sales of $5.6 Million, and Record Adjusted EBITDA of $3.6 Million MINNETONKA, Minn., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Ridge Oil & Gas, Inc. ("the Company") (OTCQB: ANFC), a growth-oriented exploration and production (E&P) company focused on non-operated Bakken and Three Forks properties, today announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Record...


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Flathead National Forest
2013-12-24 10:55:40

The Flathead National Forest is a national forest located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Montana. It covers 2,404,935 acres of which about 1 million acres is designated wilderness. It gets its name from the Flathead Indians who resided in the area. The forest can be found in the Rocky Mountains with elevations ranging from 4,500 to 8,500 feet. The forest offers habitat for about 250 species of wildlife and 22 species of fish. This includes the threatened grizzly bear, bald eagle,...

Gallatin National Forest
2013-11-27 15:54:29

The Gallatin National Forest was founded in 1899 and is located in south-central Montana, United States. The forest makes up 1,819,515 acres and has parts of both the Absaroka-Beartooth and Lee Metcalf Wilderness areas within its boundaries. Gallatin National Forest borders the Yellowstone National Park on the north and the northwest and is a part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, a region which includes nearly 20,000,000 acres. The forest is named after Albert Gallatin, U.S. Secretary of...

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...

Lewis and Clark National Forest
2013-11-21 12:51:20

Lewis and Clark National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in western-central areas of Montana. This forest holds 1,863,788 acres of land that is dived into two districts known as the Jefferson Division, which holds eastern areas of the forest and allows farm and timber leases, and the western Rocky Mountain Division, which focuses on the conservation of many designated wilderness areas. This forest was established in 1897 as the Lewis and Clarke Forest Reserve. The...

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