Gov. Gianforte: State of Montana More than Doubles Forested Acres Treated in 2021

 

January 14, 2022

Gov. Gianforte and DNRC Director Amanda Kaster tour the Brooklyn Bridge Good Neighbor Authority timber project outside Helena in May 2021.

Together with the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC), Governor Greg Gianforte recently announced that the State of Montana reached its goal to more than double the number of forested acres put under management in 2021.

Under the leadership of Director Amanda Kaster, the DNRC placed a collective 25,000 forested acres under management. In 2020, the state treated approximately 11,000 acres.

"We set an ambitious forestry target for the year to match the urgency of the forest health crisis we face. Thanks to the leadership of Director Kaster and the hard work of the...



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