Drought and wildfires affect more Montanans every year. Many people are asking how they can protect their families, homes, communities, and livelihoods. MSU Extension wants to help. Our Specialists are experts from a range of backgrounds, including natural resources, agriculture, health and human development, economics, and family science. These experts have put together a series of unbiased, research-based resources to help protect what matters to you.  

Drought

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Learn how to check Montana's drought status, manage your yard, find assistance, and graze during and after drought.


 

Wildfire 

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The resources you need to check on the status of wildfires, air quality, and health effects of wildfires in Montana.