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Montana Neighbor Awards Nominations Due May 25

Do you know a landowner who is an outstanding neighbor? Someone who takes good care of the land for production and wildlife values, who enables neighborly recreational access, and is actively engaged in their community in working to solve problems? If so, the Montana Neighbor Awards wants to hear about it! They want to give such “good neighbors“ the recognition they deserve. The Montana Neighbor Awards is a working group including Montana Association of Land Trusts, Montana Farm Bureau, Artemis Common Ground, The Nature Conservancy of Montana, Montana Council of Trout Unlimited, and Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks. In 2016, four Montana Neighbor Awards were presented to leading ranching and farming families across Montana. Awards are based on four criteria, including Cooperation, Land Stewardship/Conservation Ethic, Neighborly Land Access, and Community Leadership. Deadline for nominations is May 25.

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