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Seven Sisters WMA Agriculture Lease Environmental Assessment

Conservation

01/27/2014

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (MFWP) proposes to renew an agricultural (crop / hay) lease on 323 acres on Seven Sisters Wildlife Management Area (WMA). The proposed lease will be for a 3-year period (April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2017). The purpose of the proposed lease 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. 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.

Contact Information

Seven Sisters WMA Ag Lease Melissa Foster, Wildlife Biologist P.O. Box 342 Wibaux, MT 59353 mfoster@mt.gov

Public Comment

The public comment period for this public notice ended on Sunday, February 16, 2014.