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Three entities will fund riparian habitat worker

Headlines - Region 5

Wed Jul 30 00:00:00 MDT 2008

BILLINGS — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is teaming up with Pheasants Forever and the federal Bureau of Land Management to enhance pheasant and riparian habitat on public land in the Billings region.

The three entities have agreed to fund a fulltime employee with farming experience to work on food plots, nesting and brood-cover areas, shelter belts and habitat enhancement projects. The year-around employee will work directly for the national Pheasants Forever non-profit organization.

The job will include transporting and working with farm machinery, planting, weed control, tillage, irrigating, controlled burning and other farming practices designed to manage riparian vegetation. Office duties, including record keeping, budgeting, training and project planning also are anticipated.

Application information, deadlines and other data are available online at or by calling Jay Watson at 406-247-2958.