This is a downloadable version.(This book is not intended as a resource for recreational users.)
As a political and economic overview of public lands in Montana, this guide includes descriptions of state and federal revenue compensation programs including Montana’s Entitlement Share Program, State Trust Land Program, Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) programs, and the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act. Details on numerous Federal public land laws such as the Taylor Grazing Act and Mineral Leasing Act are also included.
The text is supported with 13 tables (with county-by-county revenue figures) and 5 maps (including a small color map showing state and federal lands).