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Montana Sage Grouse Oversight Team meets Mar. 24

HELENA, Mont -- The Montana Sage Grouse Oversight Team (MSGOT) will meet via Zoom webinar on March 24, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Members of the public interested in participating remotely should contact Shawna Swanz by email at for details.

Team members are expected to take executive action on a Stewardship Fund contribution related to the Clearwater Wind Project. The meeting will also include an overview of sage grouse populations by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks.

The MSGOT oversees implementation of Montana's Sage Grouse Conservation Strategy by the Sage Grouse Habitat Conservation Program.

A meeting agenda appears below:



Montana Sage Grouse Oversight Team (MSGOT)

March 24, 2021, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.


4:00 – 4:05:  Call to Order and Administrative Matters, MSGOT Chair

  • Introductions
  • Zoom Webinar logistics


4:05 – 4:45:  Determine Clearwater Energy Resources LLC’s Remaining Contribution to the Stewardship Account to Fulfill its Compensatory Mitigation Obligation

  • Introduction
  • MSGOT Discussion
  • Public Comment
  • Any additional MSGOT Discussion and Executive Action


4:45 – 5:20:  Overview of Montana Sage Grouse Population Numbers by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks

5:20 – 5:30: Public Comment on Other Matters

5:30:  Adjourn

NOTE:  Agenda item times are approximate.  Actual times may vary by up to one hour.  Attendees who may need services or special accommodations should contact Carolyn Sime (406-444-0554 or at least 5 working days before the meeting.