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MSU Extension Offices in your Community

Local MSU Extension Offices


DNRC Service Foresters

As a component of the Montana Forest Stewardship Program, DNRC Service Foresters provide one-on-one technical assistance to landowners interested in learning more about their properties.

Click on the appropriate area to find your local service forester's information.


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USDA/NRCS Service Centers

USDA Service Centers are designed to be a single location where customers can access the services provided by the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Rural Development agencies.


Conservation Districts

Conservation Districts (CDs) utilize locally-led and largely non-regulatory approaches to successfully address general natural resource issues. CDs have a decades-long history of conserving our state's resources by helping local people match their needs with technical and financial resources, thereby getting good conservation practices on the ground to the benefit of all Montanans.

Click on the appropriate area to find your local Conservation District's information.


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Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Areas

Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Councils help people conserve and develop their natural resources in a way that will improve the area's economy, environment, and standard of living. Because RC&D areas are locally organized, sponsored, and led, the program provides a way for people to make their own community a better place to live.

Click on the appropriate area to find your local RC&D information.


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Wood-burning Appliance Changeout/Retrofit Projects

The Environmental Protection Agency maintains a list of Areas/Organizations with an Interest in Wood-burning Appliance Changeout/Retrofit Projects.

Click on the appropriate marker to find contact information for projects in your area.


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