Frequently Asked Questions
Where is my local DNRC?
With 40 field offices across the state, you can probably find a DNRC in your area. Click here to locate the nearest DNRC to you.
Did you know?
• In 2004, DNRC fire aviation resources dropped nearly 1 million gallons of water and retardant in fire suppression efforts statewide.
• DNRC's insectory in northeastern Montana produced over 5 million leafy spurge flea beetles, a biological control agent, for the war on weeds in Montana.
• DNRC has assisted in developing ground shaking maps that mimic earthquakes to help agencies plan for future earthquakes and their effect on dams in the state.
• Toston Dam (Broadwater-Missouri Power Project), a state-owned power plant, generates its own revenue from the sale of electricity. This helps to fund annual repair and maintenance projects for the state's 22 high hazard dams and 250 miles of irrigation canals.
• The Conservation Districts Bureau and Conservation Districts conducted over 48 training sessions, reaching 4,400 people statewide, with the Rolling Rivers Trailer, a portable educational water/watershed platform.
• Four regional water systems are under construction in Montana, with the Fort Peck-Dry Prairie Regional Water System the farthest along. This project has impacted the lives of 31,000 Montanans by bringing high-quality drinking water to residents of these regions.
• The State of Montana owns all land and minerals below the low water marks of all navigable rivers and lakes in the state.