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Federal Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday August 04, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Conservation Legacy to Receive $56,000 from Interior
WASHINGTON, July 30 - The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service announced that it intends to award a $56,000 cooperative agreement to the Conservation Legacy of Durango, Colorado, for interns in the areas of conservation, preservation and community engagement along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail in Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Washington and West Virginia. The  more

FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel Issues Statement on Promoting Telehealth in Rural America
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 -- The Federal Communications Commission issued the following statement by Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel: Re: Promoting Telehealth in Rural America, WC Docket No. 17-310, Report and Order (August 1, 2019) "I have seen rural clinics in Montana that use their connectivity to exchange electronic medical records on both sides of the continental divide. I have watched as pediatric surgeons in California share their expertise via video with patients many miles away. I have witn  more

Montana State University to Receive $65,605 from Interior
WASHINGTON, July 30 - The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service announced that it intends to award a $65,605 cooperative agreement to the Montana State University for the prediction of the invasion capacity of annual wheatgrass and desert alyssum at the Yellowstone National Park's Gardiner Basin. The agency description of the grant states: "Our goal is to build predictive population models allowing quantification of the risk of these species becoming invasive, and generate inf  more

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests: Jenny Williams is Lolo Pass Visitor Center's August Artist in Residence
KAMIAH, Idaho, Aug. 2 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's U.S. Forest Service unit - Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests - issued the following news release: The Lolo Pass Visitor Center, located on the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests off of U.S. Highway 12 at the Idaho/Montana state line, will welcome Jenny Williams for the visitor center's Artist in Residence program this month. Williams will be demonstrating her artwork from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (PDT) on August 9, 10, and 11 at the   more

Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $3.5 Million in Infrastructure Grants to Two Airports in Montana
WASHINGTON, July 31 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration issued the following news release: U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $478 million in airport infrastructure grants, the fourth allotment of the total $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States. "This significant investment in airport improvements in   more