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Miles City Field Office
Release Date: 05/22/12
Contacts: Mark Jacobsen    
  (406) 233-2831    

BLM to hold Pumpkin Creek restoration proposal open house

MILES CITY, Mont. --- The BLM is inviting the public to attend an informal open house Thursday, May 31 to share ideas on a habitat enhancement project proposed for the east-side of the Pumpkin Creek Ranch and Recreation Area located about 15 miles south of Miles City. 

The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the BLM Miles City Field Office main conference room, 111 Garryowen Road in Miles City.

The focus of the open house will be concerning the portion of the recreation area located east of Highway 59 only; the objective will be to restore native vegetation to improve wildlife habitat.

The BLM wants to speak with individuals and groups interested in sharing productive ideas about habitat restoration improvements on this stretch which encompasses the federally managed portion of the Pumpkin Creek riparian zone and adjacent uplands.

For additional information regarding the open house, contact BLM Fisheries Biologist Jake Chaffin at (406) 233-2815.

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Miles City Field Office   111 Garryowen Road      Miles City, Montana 59301  

Last updated: 06-28-2012