Application available for FWP's Habitat Conservation Lease Program
June 1, 2023
HELENA – Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is again accepting applications for its Habitat Conservation Lease Program.
A habitat conservation lease is a voluntary, incentive-based agreement between FWP and private landowners in which the landowner commits to specific land management practices that protect priority wildlife habitat. In turn, FWP pays landowners a one-time per-acre fee for the lease. These agreements will have a term length of 30 and 40 years.
As it has for decades, FWP is still pursuing conservation easements and land purchases where support from landowners, local official...