Getting back to work
March 17, 2022
The Montana Conservation Corp has picked up where they left off clearing and cutting deadfall, low branches and other ladder fuel when the pandemic closed borders a couple of years ago. The group of 20-22 volunteers began work on Monday and will finish for the year on March 24.
They are working on the Bureau of Land Reclamation land surrounding Pine Haven, cleaning and creating a buffer area, according to Fire Chief TJ Gideon. The group will begin just outside the state park boundary east of town and move south and east.
Councilman Don Lancaster, a volunteer fireman and former department c...