Forest Health and Wildfire Safety - Financial Assistance and Technical Support Program

Gallatin County Extension is partnering with Park and Meagher County Extension to assist landowners improve the health of their forest and to reduce the danger from wildland fires.

This program also addresses best management practices, forest stewardship, and tree insect and disease issues. Our Natural Resource Extension Agent can provide direct assistance.

The program provides:

  • Technical assistance for landowners to develop and implement a forest stewardship plan.
  • Provide cost share assistance to landowners who implement a plan.
  • The grant funds assist landowners with paying for fuels reduction and forest health work (clearing, thinning, trimming vegetation).
  • See the main natural resource page for current project areas.

Educational Information:

Timber Sale Planning and Agreement

Tax Tips for Forest Landowners

Leadership & Coordination:

Partners & Resources:

Wildfire Videos / Presentations:

Brad Bauer
Natural Resource Agent
Gallatin County Extension
201 W. Madison Ste. 300
Belgrade, MT 59714

Tel (406) 388 - 3213
Cell (406) 570 - 4823
Fax (406) 388 - 3243