Custer National Forest


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Custer National Forest

Address:1310 Main St
Billings, MT 59105

Phone:406-657-6200
Fax:406-657-6222
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r1/custer
Size: 1,278,279 acres.
Location:In Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Accessible by US 85 and 212. Nearby cities/towns include Absarokee, Ashland, Billings, Columbus, and Red Lodge.
Facilities:48 campgrounds, picnic areas, trails (100s of miles), scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, mountain climbing, cross-country skiing.
Special Features:Diverse landscape of rugged mountains, rock outcrops, snowfields, ridges, grasslands, and mountain meadows. Areas of interest include Granite Peak, the highest point in Montana at 12,799 feet; Grasshopper Glacier, which contains millions of frozen grasshoppers believed to be 200 years old; Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area, encompassing two distinctly different mountain ranges.

See other parks in Montana.
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Award: Custer national forest - horseman flats hazardous fuels mastication
In 2011, Earthbound Farm helped American Forests reforest areas of Custer National Forest, which has seen its forest reduced by 69 percent in recent years due to wildfire.
The study area was in a ponderosa pine forest ~40 km southeast of Ekalaka, Montana in the Long Pines unit of the Custer National Forest (45[degrees]38' N, 104[degrees]11' W).
Lane, USDA Forest Service, Custer National Forest Supervisor's Office, Billings, Montana 12:15 Gerald Reichert *, The Nature Conservancy 12:30 Discussion
Other rides took us across Montana through Custer National Forest and on to Pryer Mountain, which must be one of the greatest scenic backdrops in America.
Clint McCarthy is a wildlife biologist for the Custer National Forest in Montana, which also oversees management of the Little Missouri Grassland in North Dakota adjacent to Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
During this visit, I also spent a day in Custer National Forest shadowing researchers with the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation, including American Forests Science Advisory Board member Dr.
Custer National Forest (Montana and South Dakota) -- Lassen National Forest (California) -- Sequoia National Forest (California) -- San Bernardino National Forest (California) -- Wallowa-Whitman National Forest (Oregon and Idaho) -- Kamloops Indian Band Reserve (British Columbia, Canada) -- Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park (Scotland)
In addition to plantings in Sequoia, Lassen, and San Bernardino, other forests include Custer National Forest in Montana and South Dakota, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in Oregon and Idaho, as well as Kamloops in British Columbia.
Award: Custer national forest - riley pass non tronox bluffs i1 & f2 and tronox bluff g reclamation
In 1998 and 2002, Custer National Forest was damaged by severe wildfires that reduced the forested habitat by 09 percent and has continued to experience wildfires due to warmer, drier conditions.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- Stillwater Mining Company (Amex: SWC) announced that a record of decision (ROD) approving the expansion of the Stillwater Mine, near Nye, Montana, has been issued by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Custer National Forest.