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1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
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DNRC accepting applications for Aquatic Invasive Species grants

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) Reclamation and Development Grants (RDG) Program offers state-funded grants for the prevention and control of aquatic invasive species (AIS). The goal of the grants is to protect the natural resources of Montana from severe and unacceptable damage from aquatic invasive species.

Eligible Activities:  Activities include but are not limited to aquatic invasive species: (1) outreach and education; (2) prevention; (3) surveying and monitoring; (4) control; (5) treatment demonstration, research or design; or (6) other related actions.

Who is Eligible:  AIS grants are available to state, city, county, tribal governments, or other local government subdivisions within the state.

DEADLINE:  Grant applications must be submitted via email or postal mail by close of business Monday, December 3, 2018 by 5 p.m.

Contact:  For technical questions about AIS projects, please contact Stephanie Hester, 406-444-0547, For all other questions about the grant program, administration and reporting contact Heidi Anderson Folnagy, 406-444-6691,

Applications may be submitted by email or mail to the addresses listed below. Click here for the application and for additional information.


Submit by email to:

Heidi Anderson Folnagy

(406) 444-6691



Submit by mail to:

Department of Natural Resources 

   and Conservation

Resource Development Bureau

Attn: Heidi Anderson Folnagy

P.O. Box 201601

Helena, MT 59620-1601


Additional information about the grant program can be found at the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) website at or by contacting DNRC.