Montana Rangeland Resources Act (Montana)

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Place Montana

Applies to States or Provinces Montana
Name Montana Rangeland Resources Act (Montana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Start Date 1977

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The Montana Rangeland Resources Act establishes a program of rangeland management, to preserve Montana rangeland for livestock, wildlife habitat, high-quality water production, pollution control, erosion control, recreation, and the natural beauty of the state. The Act also provides for the cooperation and coordination of range management activities. The program aims to promote and coordinate the adoption and implementation of sound range management plans to minimize conflicts between governmental agencies and private landowners, aid the development of zoning and planning regulations, and coordinate range management research. The Act further establishes a loan program to aid the conservation of rangeland resources.

Policy Contact

Department Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation
Division Conservation and Resource Development
Address 1625 Eleventh Ave

Place Helena, Montana

Phone 406/444-2074


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: 76-14-1 MCA

Date Enacted 1977