Page 23

Bozeman Municipal Watershed Project Summer 2021 Activity and Closures The Bozeman Municipal Watershed Project is a cooperative effort, established in 2011, between the Custer Gallatin National Forest and the City of Bozeman to provide fuel reduction work in this area to maintain a high-quality, predictable water supply for Bozeman residents. This project will: • Reduce the risk of severe and extensive wildfire in the lower portions of Hyalite and Bozeman Creeks. • Limit the amount of sediment and ash entering the water treatment facilities in the event of a fire. • Increase public and firefighter safety while reducing risk of wildfire spread which will protect private lands that border the watershed.

Residents and visitors can expect: • Fuel reduction work using prescribed burning, thinning, and timber harvest. • Equipment (including logging trucks, helicopters, and other machinery) and crews working on both City and National Forest lands. • Smoke from prescribed burns may be visible at times. • Temporary closures of roads or trails.

Areas affected include Kirk Hill, Sourdough/Bozeman Creek Trail, Leverich Gulch, and Moser trailheads. For more information about activity and potential closures in these areas, please visit www.bznwatershed.com.

:: calendars, blog & more @ MTPARENT.COM ::

SUMmer 2021


Profile for Montana Parent

2021 Summer Family Fun in Southwest Montana and Yellowstone  

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded