About the Department

Through diverse programs and dedicated staff, the Montana DNRC works to help ensure Montana's land and water resources provide benefits for present and future generations.

 

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Comprehensive Water Review Proposed Legislation Overview

Learn more about the Stakeholder Working Group process and the collaborative efforts behind SB 72 and HB 114 Water Division Administrator Anna Pakenham-Stevenson and Lieutenant Governor Kristen Juras along with members of the Stakeholder Working Groups.

 

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Managing for forest health.

Foresters across the state are working to improve forest health, reduce wildfire risk, and increase cross-boundary efforts to manage Montana's forest resources.

Funding conservation across Montana.

Over $300 million in grants has been distrbuted across all 56 counties in Montana since 2021.

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Are you ready?

Ice jam flooding can threaten your home and community.

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Reforming water administration.

The Department is undertaking a Comprehensive Water Review to evaluate and reform the administration of water in Montana to meet future water needs and protect existing users.

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Generating revenue for K-12 schools.

Through programs including sustainable forestry, agriculture, grazing and energy leasing, the Department generates millions of dollars annually for K-12 public education, including school facilities and classroom technology.

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Montana Conservation Seedling Nursery

Order now for the spring 2023 planting season.

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