Montana DNRC Forested State Trust Lands
Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP)
HCP Covered Forest Management Activities
The DNRC management activities that are covered in the HCP and associated Permit application include the following:
Timber harvest – Includes commercial forestry activities (e.g., timber harvest, salvage harvest, thinning, slash disposal, prescribed burning, site preparation, reforestation, weed control, fertilization, inventory).
Roads –Includes forest management road construction, reconstruction, maintenance, use, and associated gravel quarrying for road surface materials, as well as installation, removal, and replacement of stream crossing structures.
Grazing – Includes grazing on classified forest trust lands.