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Trail organizations in line for funds

| March 27, 2024 2:00 AM

A few trail projects in the Columbia Falls area are in line for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Trail Stewardship Program grants.

The total amount of grants statewide is $2 million.

Local projects of interest include:

Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation — $42,000 for trail maintenance in the Bob Marshall Wilderness.

Flathead Snowmobile Association — $74,200 for trail maintenance and brushing.

Gateway to Glacier Trails — $90,000 Cedar Ridge Trailhead and pullout construction.

The full list of projects is available at: fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/grant-programs/trail-stewardship/public-comment. Some projects are proposed to receive full funding, while others are proposed to receive partial awards.

FWP is soliciting comments on the projects by writing P.O. Box 200701 Helena, MT 59620-0701, and by email to: TSPGrants@mt.gov.

Comments will be accepted until April 3, at 5 p.m.