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Two Land Trusts Apply for FWP Trails Grants

Bitter Root Land Trust, continuing to expand its conservation and outdoor recreation service to Ravalli County, is seeking a $98,985 Montana Recreation Trails Program grant to help build trails at the proposed new Skalkaho Bend Park in Hamilton. The Ravalli Republic reported BRLT is one of three Ravalli County entities applying for funding within the program. Over $3.5 million of requests have been submitted for $1.5 million in available funding. Another Montana land trust applying for FWP trails funding in 2019 is Five Valleys Land Trust, which is seeking an $80,540 grant to expand trails at the Mount Dean Stone project.

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