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Elk Island Wildife Management Area Grazing Lease Environmental Assessment

Acquisitions, Trades & Leases

01/30/2013

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (MFWP) propose to lease approximately 272 acres of the 1,585 acre Elk Island Wildlife Management Area (WMA) for cattle grazing to better manage vegetation for wildlife cover and forage. Elk Island WMA in eastern Montana is located northeast of the town of Savage along the Yellowstone River in Richland County (Figure 1). Elk Island WMA comprises 1,585 acres in T20N R58E portions of sections 12-13, 21-24, 27 and T20N R59E portions of sections 7, 18, however this proposal is relevant only to approximately 272 acres in T20N R58 E Sect 21 (Appendix A)

Contact Information

Elk Island WMA Grazing 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.