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Mount Sentinel in Missoula will be closed Monday, August 13 due to fire danger during the Pearl Jam concert at Washington Grizzly Staduim that night.
Nick Mott

Update 6:25 p.m.

A new wildfire was reported at about 3 p.m. about 7 miles west of the town of Plains, just off of Highway 200.

The U.S. Forest Service and Montana DNRC work to plant more than 13,000 whitebark pine seedlings in the Swan Mountain Range as a cooperative post-burn restoration project on June 18, 2018.
Nicky Ouellet / MTPR

After a wildfire, forest managers know that a forest can and will bounce back on its own. Still, the U.S. Forest Service doles out millions of dollars each year for post-burn restoration and rehabilitation.

The Flathead Lake Biological Station held it's 2018 open house on August 3.
Flathead Lake Biological Station

Flathead Lake remains healthy, mussel-free and blue, according to the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station. MTPR's Nicky Ouellet reports from the station’s open house.
 
Station Director Jim Elser says across the board, data indicate Flathead Lake is in good health.

On this "Episode of Can Do: Lessons from Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs," Michael Braun, professor of management and marketing at the University of Montana, discusses what young entrepreneurs need to know when starting a company in a technology-fueled industry.

University of Montana President Seth Bodnar addresses the faculty senate about UM's preliminary plans to cut 51.5 faculty positions due to declining enrollment, April 17, 2018.
Eric Whitney

Faculty at the University of Montana had their first opportunity to give feedback on the new preliminary plan University administrators released this morning that suggests cutting more than 50 faculty positions.

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