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BLM to discuss restoration projects 

The Bureau of Land Management Montana/Dakotas is giving the public an opportunity to learn about Montana’s restoration landscapes through a virtual town hall 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Oct. 18.

The BLM is slated to invest $26.9 million from the Inflation Reduction Act for ecological restoration and resiliency of critical wildlife habitats and watersheds on public lands in Montana. This funding will be focused in three restoration landscapes:

the Blackfoot-Clark Fork Restoration Landscape managed by the Missoula Field Office;the Hi-Line Sagebrush Anchor Restoration Landscape managed by the Malta and Glasgow Field Offices;and the Missouri Headwaters Restoration Landscape managed by the Dillon Field Office.

These landscapes are part of a nationwide effort to improve ecological function at a landscape scale, which is critical to BLM’s ability to manage for multiple use and sustained yield.

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The town hall is an opportunity to learn more about these once-in-a-lifetime investments into our public lands in Montana and an invitation to join us as we work in these landscapes over the next eight years.

With partners, these landscapes will provide clean water, quality habitat for fish and wildlife, opportunities for recreation, and

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