Largest BLM Prescribed Burn in Montana takes place near Winnett May 1, 2015

Montana Deer Population,Management News and Information Archive

... The primary goal of the burn was to reduce hazardous fuel loads and return the area to its natural 35-year fire cycle... By reducing the encroachment of juniper and conifer stands onto the surrounding grasslands, the prescribed fire also improves wildlife habitat. The BLM partnered with the Montana Department of Natural Resources, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) and the Mule Deer Foundation for the prescribed fire...

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