Gov. Gianforte: State of Montana More than Doubles Forested Acres Treated in 2021
January 5, 2022
HELENA, Mont. — Together with the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC), Governor Greg Gianforte today 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...