Daines, Tester Criticize Forest Service Over Wildfire Funding, Trail Maintenance

By | April 14, 2016
Thompson Fire

Photo from Flathead Beacon

The Flathead Beacon reports that as the U.S. Forest Service prepares for the looming wildfire season, Montana’s senators are calling for reforms to the agency’s forest and trail management. U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and Steve Daines questioned Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell last week during a Senate Interior Appropriations Subcommittee hearing focused on the agency’s $4.8 billion budget request for the next fiscal year. Read the full story here.

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