State of Montana Website Montana State Parks Website
  Home » News » Public Notices » Environmental Assessments » Acquisitions, Trades & Leases » Seven Sisters Wildlife Management Area Agricultural Lease EA
Seven Sisters Wildlife Management Area Agricultural Lease EA
Acquisitions, Trades & Leases - 01/30/2013

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (MFWP) proposes to renew an agricultural (crop / hay) lease on 122 acres and initiate an agricultural lease on 201 acres purchased December, 2012 on Seven Sisters Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The proposed leases will be for a 1-year period (April 1, 2013 – March 31, 2014). The purpose of the proposed leases is to provide cover and forage for wildlife, especially white-tailed deer and pheasants. Seven Sisters WMA in eastern Montana is located near the town of Crane along the Yellowstone River in Richland County (Figure 1). Seven Sisters WMA comprises 1541 acres, however this proposal is relevant only to approximately 323 acres within T21N, R58E, portions of sections 11, 13, 14, 15, 22, and 23 (see map in Appendix B)

Related Attachments

Contact Information

Seven Sisters WMA Agricultural Lease Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks c/o Melissa Foster P.O. Box 342 Wibaux, MT 59353 Or email comments to: mfoster@mt.gov

Public Comment

The public comment period for this public notice ended on Friday, February 22, 2013.