Ranch land in the proposed Horse Creek conservation easement near Glendive
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
"The state of Montana closed on a Glendive-area conservation easement Thursday, circumventing the state Board of Land Commissioners' decision to indefinitely delay action on the matter.
"Gov. Steve Bullock has concluded that the land board lacks authority over the easement, a decision that drew criticism from every other elected official who sits on the board."
Read the rest of the story: "Bullock pushes through eastern Montana conservation easement without land board approval," by Tom Kuglin, Helena Independent Record, June 21, 2018.