Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 1. Nongame and Endangered Species

Establishment Of Programs

87-5-108. Establishment of programs. (1) The director shall establish programs, including acquisition of land or aquatic habitat, that are considered necessary for management of nongame and endangered wildlife. The department shall establish policies that are necessary to carry out the purpose of 87-5-109 and this section.

(2) In carrying out programs authorized by this section, the department may enter into agreements with federal agencies, political subdivisions of the state, or with private persons for administration and management of any area established under 87-5-109 and this section or used for management of nongame or endangered wildlife.

(3) The governor shall review other programs administered by the governor and, to the extent practicable, use those programs in furtherance of the purposes of 87-5-109 and this section. The governor shall also encourage other state and federal agencies to use their authorities in furtherance of the purposes of 87-5-109 and this section.

History: En. Sec. 6, Ch. 461, L. 1973; amd. Sec. 13, Ch. 417, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 26-1806(1) thru (3); amd. Sec. 2866, Ch. 56, L. 2009.