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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

We are now accepting orders for the 2018-2019 Annual Tree and Shrub Sale.  Please click on Community Programs, then Tree and Shrub Sale for order details.

Next Regular Board Meeting: The September Lincoln Conservation District Board of Supervisors Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 19 at the Weyerhauser Office, 138 Pipe Creek Road, Libby at 4:00 p.m.

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

Our Work

Tobacco River Restoration

Construction has begun on Phase I of the Tobacco River restoration project.  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 will fund 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 is planned to conclude in the fall 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 fall of 2018.

Recent News & Updates
20Sep 17

2018-19 Tree & Shrub Sale

The Conservation District will begin accepting tree and shrub orders in September 2018.  Orders will be delivered to the U.S. Forest Service Office in Eureka for pick-up in April 2019. …

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20Sep 18
The Montana Conservationist September 20

The Montana Conservationist September 20

Greetings readers! September is a bountiful season, and we're not short on conservation news this week. So take a break from your harvesting, hunting, gathering, and canning projects and give…

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06Sep 18
The Montana Conservationist September 6

The Montana Conservationist September 6

Greetings readers! It's time for The Montana Conservationist. This week, there's a lot of new (or, newly appointed) faces in our conservation world: NRCS has appointed a new State Conservationist.…

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22Aug 18
The Montana Conservationist August 22

The Montana Conservationist August 22

Greetings, readers! Today, the hot topic is water and what lives in it. From snails and grayling to toxic algae we're diving deep into Montana's waters. In today's issue: Some…

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