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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 June Lincoln Conservation District Board of Supervisors Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 19th at the U.S. Forest Service Office, 949 U.S. Highway 93 North, Eureka at 4:00 p.m.

The Lincoln Conservation District and the Natural Resource Conservation Service will be holding a Local Work Group Meeting on Wednesday, June 19th at 2:30 p.m. at the U.S. Forest Service Office, 949 U.S. Highway 93 North, Eureka.  The meeting will be to strategize how the N.R.C.S. should allocate its resources in Lincoln County, discuss future conservation issues and how NRCS can partner to magnify its footprint.

310 Permit applications are due by Wednesday, June 12th to be placed on the meeting agenda.

Our Work

Tobacco River Restoration

Construction began on Phase I of the Tobacco River restoration project in June 2018.  Funded by an EPA 319 Grant through the Montana Department of Environmental Quality the project will restore 0.4 mile reach of the river.  Funding from a grant provided by the Sweet Grass Conservation District funded the riparian re-vegetation of the stream banks and floodplain.  Lincoln Conservation District is seeking funding through the DNRC Reclamation and Development Grant Program for Phase II.   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 of Phase I was completed October 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 was completed November 28th.

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