36.11.434 GRIZZLY BEAR MANAGEMENT ON EASTERN MONTANA LANDS
(1) On Bozeman unit lands within the greater Yellowstone
ecosystem, and Helena unit and Conrad unit lands within the NCDE, the
department shall determine appropriate methods to comply with the Endangered
Species Act, 16 U.S.C. Sections 1531 through 1544 and 77-5-116, MCA, on a
project level basis. Factors to consider shall include, but not be limited to:
(a) cover retention;
(b) duration of activity;
(c) seasonal restrictions;
(d) hiding cover near riparian zones;
(e) food storage (where applicable) ; and
(f) road density.
History: 77-1-202, 77-1-209, 77-5-201, 77-5-204, MCA; IMP, 77-5-116, 77-5-204, 77-5-206, 77-5-207, MCA; NEW, 2003 MAR p. 397, Eff. 3/14/03.