Bitter Root RC&D

Stewards of the Rural Community

Hazardous Fuels Reduction

Are you a landowner concerned about the health of your forested property?


Do you live in a fire prone area?


Do you have unhealthy or hazardous tree fuel build-up that needs to be thinned?

Click on the image
 to see the complete
Roaring Lion Fire
time lapse video

Then you may qualify for a 50x50 Cost Share Hazardous Fuels Reduction grant.

Hazardous Fuels Treatment Grant funding may be available to assist private landowners and communities living in the Wildland-Urban Interface within Missoula, Mineral and Ravalli Counties as follows:


  • Assist private landowners and communities reduce hazardous fuels while improving forest health on private lands, and

  • Help landowners create and maintain defensible space around their homes from wildland fire, and

  • Improve the health and vigor of private forest lands.

Applications from individual landowners, groups of homeowners, and communities are solicited yearlong.

Bitter Root Resource Conservation and Development Area, Inc.

1709 North First Street

PO Box 870

Hamilton, MT 59840

Phone: 406.363.5450

FAX: 4063.363.5451


FEIN: 81-0360178

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