Protection of Forest Resources (Montana)

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EZFeed Policy

Place Montana


Name Protection of Forest Resources (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

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


This statute addresses the conservation and protection of forest resources by encouraging the use of land management best practices pertaining to soil erosion, timber sale planning, associated road construction and reconstruction, timber harvesting, site preparation, and related activities. The statute provides for the classification of forest lands for conservation purposes, and establishes permit requirements for land use and development in forested areas.

Policy Contact

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

Place Helena, Montana

Phone 406/444-2074


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

Authority 1: 76-13-1 MCA

Authority 2: ARM 36.11, Subchapter 4