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Forest Products Week

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Celebrate Montana Forest Products Week every year during the third week in October.

The Montana Legislature established this week in 2011 to honor our forest products industry and extend its appreciation for providing locally made wood products, stewardship of our private and public forests, and gainful employment.

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The 2017 Governor's Award for Excellence in the Use and Promotion of Montana Wood.


Established by Executive Order No.12-2014 to Promote Use of Montana Wood Products, this award is part of a greater effort to foster economic growth, community enhancement, and conservation in the state of Montana.

The nomination period is now closed. The 2017 winner will be announced by the Governor on October 17th.

For more information on 2016 winner SmartLam and their product visit their website,

Walk in the Woods and Timber Tour Mini-Grants

Some of the most widely attended and popular activities of Montana Forest Products Week are the Walks in the Woods and Timber Tours hosted by community groups, educators, mills, foresters and forest landowners. We are pleased to announce that funding, up to $500 per event, is available to support Walks in the Woods or Timber Tours held in celebration of Forest Products Week 2017. The due date for proposals was September 11th, 2017. However, additional funding may be available on a case by case basis. See the RFP for more information and instructions on how to submit a proposal.

Made in Montana Proud!

Back again by popular demand, we will be recognizing businesses that feature Montana wood products either in the construction or their product line. Participating businesses will be posting a sign reading "We Proudly Feature Montana Wood" (sample below) in the weeks leading up to October 15th. Each business will also be featured on our Facebook page, Instagram feed, and will be listed here. For information on how your business can be featured contact Katie McKeever at

We Proudly Feature Montana Wood poster for display in businesses that use Montana wood in their product line or facility construction

2016 Photos of Events

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For more information, contact DNRC Forest Products and Biomass Program byor call (406) 542-4221.     DNRC Facebook   Twitter