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.

  • Land Board approved final purchase of phases I & II.
  • Swiftcreek (phase III) is expected in 2018.
  • Sections of highly productive timber land.
  • Long-term potential for public access and recreation.
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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.
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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»
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