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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 36-22-194 (Board of Water Well Contractors - Location of Wells)

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendment
Notice of Change of Hearing Date and Extension of Comment Period

MAR 36-22-199 (Burlington Northern Santa Fe Somers Site Controlled Groundwater Area)

Notice of Adoption
Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption

MAR 36-22-198 (Lockwood Solvent Groundwater Plume Site Controlled Groundwater Area)

Notice of Adoption
Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Adoption

 

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., June 4, 2019 in the DNRC Montana Room, 1539 11th Avenue, Helena, MT. The June sale includes 12 tracts in the following counties:  Fallon (8), Richland (1), and Toole (3). All sales will be by competitive oral bidding. DNRC is requesting comments from interested parties by April 26, 2019. 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

Land Banking- Proposed Tracts For Sale - Conrad Unit 2019-03-11
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC), Conrad Unit is proposing the possible sale of multiple tracts in the following counties Liberty, Pondera, Teton, and Toole.

Whitewood PCT Initial Proposal 2019-03-05
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC), Swan Unit is proposing precommercial thinning on the following State-owned parcels: Section 11 Township 23N, Range 18W and Section 27 Township 24N, Range 18W. 

Dog Creek Lodge Initial Proposal 2019-03-01
The Montana DNRC, Stillwater Unit, has received a request from Dog Creek Lodge & Nordic Center to amend their current license and expand their existing use of state trust land. Dog Creek Lodge is located approximately 3 miles north of Olney, Montana in the vicinity of Dog Lake and Upper Stillwater Lake

Browns Meadow 2019-02-27
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC), Kalispell Unit is proposing a timber sale located approximately 10 miles southeast of Marion, Montana.

Stag Timber Sale Initial Proposal 2019-02-27
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC), Southern Land Office is proposing timber harvest on following State-owned parcels: Section 36 Township 07S, Range 24E, Section 16 Township 06S, Range 24E and Section 36 Township 06S, Range 24E.

Fishtail Timber Sale Initial Proposal 2019-02-27
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC), Southern Land Office is proposing timber harvest on following State-owned parcel: Section 36 Township 04S, Range 17E.

Green Mountain Timber Sale Initial Proposal 2019-02-27
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC), Southern Land Office is proposing timber harvest on following State-owned parcel: Section 18 Township 03S, Range 13E.

Ewing Face PCT Initial Proposal 2019-02-20
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC), Stillwater Unit is proposing precommercial thinning on the following State-owned parcels: Sections 2, 3, 11, and 12 Township 33N, Range 24W and Section 7 Township 33N, Range 23W

Draft Environmental Assessment

Draft Environmental Assessment Vermiculite Mountain Land Exchange

The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) and the Kootenai
Development Company are proposing a land exchange in Lincoln County. The proposal identifies 640
acres of State Land located within the Libby Superfund Site OU3 to be exchanged for Kootenai
Development Company's 1,239.43 acres of deeded private land.

Close the Loop Trail and Public Recreation Use Easements Draft Environmental Assessment

The Montana DNRC, Stillwater Unit has released the draft EA for the Close the Loop Trail and Public Recreation Use Easements. There is a 30-day public review period for this draft EA. Please send comments by April 21, 2018 to Nicole Stickney, DNRC Stillwater Unit, at nstickney@mt.gov or 406-881-2666.

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.

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