Land Board - Hot Topics
Land Board Hot Topics

Stillwater Lazy-Swift Block Acquisition

This is a proposal to conserve 13K acres (21 sections) of property NW of Whitefish.

  • These sections are surrounded by other state lands which currently have access.
  • These lands are some of the most productive timber stands in the state.
  • This will likely be on the July agenda for the Land Board.
CONTACT US
(406) 444.5375
Corey.Stapleton@mt.gov

MT Sun Solar Lease

A potential solar field near the Billings airport.

  • Site plan currently identifies 369 acres of Trust Land and 342 acres of private land for a total potential of 90MW of which 50MW would be on Trust Land.
  • MTSun petitioned the Public Service Commission to set terms and conditions for the Power Purchase Agreement. The PSC ruled that the rate would be set at $20 per megawatt hour.
  • Read more »
CONTACT US
(406) 444.5375
Corey.Stapleton@mt.gov

School Gulch Limited Access Timber Sale

  • This is a landlocked Trust parcel 11 miles outside of Bozeman
  • An adjacent landowner is currently doing forest management on his property and has granted temporary road use for forest management on the Trust Land parcel.
  • The Environmental Assessment can be found here: Read more»
CONTACT US
(406) 444.5375
Corey.Stapleton@mt.gov