36.11.433 GRIZZLY BEAR MANAGEMENT ON OTHER WESTERN MONTANA LANDS
conducting forest management activities on scattered lands administered by the Stillwater
unit, Kalispell unit, Missoula unit and Clearwater unit, within the NCDE, and in Plains and Libby
unit lands within the Cabinet-Yaak ecosystem, the department shall adhere to
projects to result in no permanent net increase of open road density on parcels
that exceed an open road density of one mile per square mile using simple
linear calculations. This shall apply only during the non-denning period.
Temporary increases are permissible for up to two consecutive operating
seasons. The department shall make efforts to reduce total road density when
compatible with other agency goals and objectives.
(b) Retain cover that provides visual screening adjacent to open roads to the extent
(c) Maintain hiding cover where available along all riparian zones.
(d) Prohibit CONTRACTORS
and purchasers conducting contract operations from carrying firearms while
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.