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Useful Information

Meeting Info

The Lincoln Conservation District Board of Supervisor’s Meeting is held the third Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. Meeting location alternates monthly between Libby and the U.S. Forest Service Eureka Office.

310 Permits

310 Permit Applications must be received by the Lincoln Conservation District Office by 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, the week prior to the scheduled meeting to be placed on the agenda.

Permit Forms

Office Info

Our office is located in the U.S. Forest Service in Eureka.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2170, Eureka, MT 59917
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 406-297-2233

Next Regular Board Meeting: The February Lincoln Conservation District Board of Supervisors Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 21st at the U.S. Forest Service Office, 949 U.S. Highway 93 North, Eureka at 4:00 p.m.

310 Permit applications are due by Wednesday, February 14th to be placed on the meeting agenda.

Our Work

Tobacco River Restoration

Lincoln Conservation District has been awarded an EPA 319 Grant through the Montana Department of Environmental Quality to complete Phase I of a stream restoration project on the Tobacco River and will be seeking funding through the DNRC Reclamation and Development Grant Program for Phase II.  Phase I will restore a 0.4 mile reach of river channel. Combined, Phase I and II will restore approximately 1 mile of river channel.  The goals of the project are to improve fisheries by addressing stream health including sediment reduction and floodplain access.  The project will enhance habitat conditions in this important reach of the Tobacco River which serves as a critical migratory corridor to spawning and rearing tributaries in the Upper Tobacco River drainage.

Construction is planned to begin in the winter of 2018.

Mud Creek Restoration

Lincoln Conservation District has been awarded an EPA 319 Grant through the Montana Department of Environmental Quality to complete the restoration of one half mile of Mud Creek and the adjacent riparian area and floodplain.  Additional funding has been proved by D.N.R.C Watershed grant program and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service through Kootenai River Network.  The project is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 93 and Mud Creek Road. The goal of the project are to improve the aquatic species habitat by addressing stream health and installing a fish barrier to prevent non-native species from continuing upstream.  The project site was formerly a timber milling site that operated from 1954 through 1973.  During the sawmill operation, Mud Creek was straightened and channelized along Mud Creek Road and a cooling pond was constructed in the southeast corner of the project site. Construction is scheduled to begin winter of 2018.

Recent News & Updates
20Sep 17

2017-18 Tree & Shrub Sale

The Conservation District is now accepting tree and shrub orders for delivery in April 2018. Visit our Tree & Plant Sales Page for more info. Inventory lists are available from the Montana…

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21Feb 18
The Montana Conservationist February 21

The Montana Conservationist February 21

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06Feb 18
The Montana Conservationist February 6

The Montana Conservationist February 6

Greetings, readers! This week in The Montana Conservationist: In Bozeman, the Farmers Canal Company will be working with the Montana Bureau of Mines & Geology to study seepage out of…

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23Jan 18
The Montana Conservationist January 23

The Montana Conservationist January 23

Greetings readers! Did you spend the entire government shutdown just wondering when you could get to your email and read the Montana Conservationist? Well good news, it's here. This week:…

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