The Forest Service works closely with individuals and groups to further its conservation work. Whether through special agreements, laws that set up advisory committees, or grant opportunities, the Forest Service has many ways to enlist the help of citizens for the good of the national forests.
Biologists, Students Team Up to Save Trout on Ninemile District
Each fall since 2007, local high school science students have spent a day working with Lolo National Forest biologists to save trout stranded in an irrigation ditch on Sixmile Creek on the Ninemile Ranger District. The stranded fish include westslope cutthroat trout, listed as a Species of Special Concern in Montana. More...
Ninemile Ranger District Hosts Third Annual Fun Run to Connect Youth to Public Lands
For the third year the Lolo National Forest’s Ninemile Ranger District sponsored a 1k and 2k family fun run at the District’s Grand Menard Picnic Area to connect youth to their public lands. More>