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Rangeland Resources Committee

The Rangeland Resources Program receives guidance from the Rangeland Resource Committee, which is composed of six ranchers located across the state and appointed by the governor.

Members include:

  • John Hollenback, Gold Creek, Chair
  • Steve Hedstrom, Vice Chair, Raynesford
  • Diane Ahlgren, Winnett
  • Noel Keogh, Nye
  • Connie Iversen, Culbertson
  • Sigurd Jensen, Elmo




August 17, 2020  |  MINUTES

September 3, 2019  |  MINUTES

May 15, 2019  |  MINUTES


Rangeland Resources Program Coordinator



Notice of Public Hearing

MAR 36-22-210 (Adoption of New Rules I and II regarding Rangeland Management)

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption



Named in honor of Aldo Leopold, Sand County Foundation’s Leopold Conservation Award makes an impact by publicly recognizing extraordinary achievement in voluntary conservation. It inspires other landowners representing millions of acres, and influences the general public’s understanding of the importance of private working land in conservation.

The award is presented by the Sand County Foundation in partnership with Governor Steve Bullock’s Office, Montana Department of Agriculture, and the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation’s Rangeland Resources Committee.

Annual finalists receive $10,000 cash and a commemorative crystal award.




2020 Award | Watch Video

C Lazy J Livestock | Malta, MT 


2019 Award | Watch Video

Milton Ranch | Roundup, MT