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1539 Eleventh Ave. Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2074 | Fax: (406) 444-2684
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Public Notices


Administrative Rules

Pursuant to statute, DNRC maintains a list of "interested persons" who are notified when the department proposes to amend or adopt its administrative rules. If you would like you or your organization to be on this list, please contact (attention Legal Unit, ARM Coordinator). Please provide your name, e-mail address, physical address, and the topics you wish to be notified of: conservation districts and resource development, forestry, oil and gas conservation, trust land management, and/or water resources.

Proposed Rules, Amendments and Adoptions

MAR 36-22-196 (Water Right Permitting)

Notice of Extension of Comment Period on Proposed Amendment and Repeal

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment and Repeal

MAR 36-22-193 (Oil and Gas Notification of Application for Permit to Drill)

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment

MAR 36-22-192 (Oil and Gas Privilege and License Tax)

Notice of Amendment

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment

MAR 36-22-184 (Cabin Site Leasing)

Notice of Amendment, Adoption, and Repeal

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment, Adoption, and Repeal

MAR 36-22-182 (Rye Creek Stream Depletion Zone)

Notice of Adoption

Notice of Extension of Comment Period on Proposed Adoption

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption

MAR 36-22-180 (East Valley Controlled Groundwater Area)

Notice of Adoption

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption

MAR 36-22-187 (Carbon Sequestration Equipment)

Notice of Adoption

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption

MAR 36-22-181 (Water Reservations)

Notice of Amendment and Repeal

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment and Repeal

MAR 36-22-186 (Carbon Sequestration Equipment)

Notice of Adoption of Temporary Rule

Notice of Proposal of Temporary Rule

Land Sales Process

Oil & Gas Lease Sale

NOTICE OF STATE OF MONTANA OIL & GAS LEASE SALE. The Department of Natural Resources and Conservation will hold an oil and gas lease sale at 9:00 a.m., March 6, 2018 in the DNRC Montana Room, 1539 11th Avenue, Helena, MT. The March sale includes 53 tracts in the following counties:  Richland (7), Roosevelt (3), Rosebud (37), Sheridan (4), and Toole (2). All sales will be by competitive oral bidding. DNRC is requesting comments from interested parties by January 26, 2018. A description of tracts and maps are available on the DNRC website:  http://dnrc.mt.gov/divisions/trust/minerals-management/oil-and-gas-leasing-information

Scoping Notices

Pearson Patches Timber Sales

The Montana DNRC, Clearwater Unit is proposing the Pearson Patches Timber Sales. The proposed project is located approximately 4 miles southwest of Ovando, MT.

Bear Springs Timber Project

The Montana DNRC, Kalispell Unit is proposing the Bear Springs Timber Project. The proposed project is located approximately 8 miles west of Marion, MT.

Beaver Creek Bay Timber Sales

The Montana DNRC, Plains Unit is proposing the Beaver Creek Bay Timber Sales. The proposed project is located approximately 17 miles northwest of Thompson Falls, MT.

Kozy Korner Project Update

The Montana DNRC, Clearwater Unit has an update on the Kozy Korner Timber Sale Project.

Ferndale Timber Sale

The Montana DNRC, Kalispell Unit is proposing the Ferndale Timber Sale. The proposed project is located approximately 5 miles southeast of Bigfork, MT.

Spotted Dog WMA Land Banking Sale

The Montana DNRC, Anaconda Unit, is soliciting comments and concerns on a proposed sale of the state lands within the Spotted Dog Wildlife Management Area near Avon.

Final Environmental Impact Statement

Wood Lion Multiple Timber Sale Project Decision Notice
The Montana DNRC has released the Wood Lion Decision Notice.

Wood Lion Multiple Timber Sale Project FEIS
The Montana DNRC, Swan Unit has released the Wood Lion FEIS.

Public Notice

Twin 40's Fire Salvage
The Montana DNRC, Plains Unit is notifying the public of the intent to harvest dead and dying timber damaged by the Lazier Creek 3 fire. The project is located approximately 33 air miles north of Plains, MT.

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