Conservation district presents $20K to Beaver Creek Park for fire repairs


March 13, 2019

Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

Hill County Conservation District Supervisor Conrad Nystrom shakes the hand of Beaver Creek Park Superintendent Assistant Aubrey Williams after handing her a check for $20,000 Tuesday at the USDA Service Center.

Havre Daily News staff

Hill County Conservation District presented Beaver Creek Park $20,000 in grant money Tuesday to pay for repair of fences burned in a 2017 fire that brought in a federal-level emergency response team.

HCCD was able to sponsor Beaver Creek Park in securing money to assist in the extensive repair and replacement of 4.25 miles of boundary fencing damaged during the East Fork Fire. This enabled the park to rebuild, utilizing a local contractor to complete the project.

The fire started Aug. 27 on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation in the Bear Paw Mountains. Extremely dry con...

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