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New Weeds Program to Improve Wildlife Habitat


January 18, 2018

HELENA - Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is launching a new program to improve wildlife habitat through noxious weed management on both public and private lands.

The 2017 Montana Legislature passed the Montana Wildlife Habitat Improvement Act. It authorizes FWP to allocate $2 million of federal funding annually toward the Wildlife Habitat Improvement Program to fund grants for herbicide, biocontrol or mechanical weed treatments to restore priority wildlife habitats. Funds can also be used for seedings and improvements to livestock grazing as part of an overall integrated weed management pl...

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