October 2, 2008

The state’s Natural Resource Damage Program is seeking public comment by Oct. 31 on draft funding recommendations for projects designed to restore the Upper Clark Fork River Basin. The Governor’s Trustee Restoration Council has recommended that 12 grant proposals, including one for the Milltown land acquisition, receive funding totaling up to $19,303,562.

The 30-day public comment period on these draft recommendations, detailed in the Draft 2008 Upper Clark Fork River Basin Restoration Work Plan (PDF, 5.6MB), runs through October 31.

The public may submit written comments or provide oral comments at the public hearing to be held at the Butte War Bonnet, 2100 Cornell, on Tuesday October 21 at 6:30 p.m. Written comments may be sent to the Natural Resource Damage Program, P.O. Box 201425, Helena, MT 59620-1425, faxed to 444-0236 or e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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