Item: Montana Bureau of Land Management Dillon District, Sage Creek
Title: Montana Bureau of Land Management Dillon District, Sage Creek
Creator: Hormay, A.L.
Summary: Matador multiple-use management plan (unknown date) includes: size, location with ownership acreage and AUMs, history, resource data, vegetative types, elevation, climate, annual precipitation and temperature, geology, natural water, land uses (historical, livestock, wildlife, big game, recreation, mining). 1974, September 3rd BLM Memorandum with browse transects for Matador allotment that includes: data tables by streams (fish), mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, grasses and grass-like, forbs and lower plants, and woody plants. Also included are a map with precipitation only and precipitation and temperature, and graphs of: Total Monthly Precipitation (inches) 25-year Average and Yearly Average for Apex, Dillion Airport, Dillon W.M.C., Divide, Glen, Grant, Jackson, Lakeview, Lima, Monida, Wise River, and Wisdom. Sage Creek Allotment (No. 30012) Map. 1975, March 14 Matador Multiple-Use Management Plan submitted by Dillion District Area Manager and Natural Resource Specialist includes: location, acreage, history, resource data, livestock management items, coordination (grazing, watershed, wildlife, recreation, mining, forestry), objectives, key species, grazing system, treatments, pasture maps (1976-1977), pasture carrying capacity, evaluation, agreement, and phenological data, grazing treatment, formula and yearly grazing schedule worksheets. Appendix includes: List and maps of existing and proposed BLM projects and historical use of Sage Creek allotment lands. 1975 Plan Environmental Analysis review sign-off, description of proposed action and alternatives, existing environment, ecological interrelationships, aesthetics, recommendations for mitigation, relationship between short and long term productivity, agencies and persons consulted, and public interest. Material taken from 1970 Watershed Conservation and Development Phase 1 study. April 1997 handwritten (Hormay) management plan outline and notes for Matador allotment. Matador Cattle Co. Sage Creek Rest Rotation graphs and tables on herd performance from 1974-1990. 1992, April 21st letter to Tony Schoonen, Ramsay MT from BLM Area Manager (Dillion, MT) regarding request for study data of Sage Creek allotment and enclosure February 10, 1992 Riparian Study. 1993, July 16th letter to BLM Butte District Manager from Joseph L. Egan regarding BLM, Matador Cattle Company, Sage Creek allotment and rest-rotation system. 1993, June 23rd letter to BLM District Manager from Montana Department Fish, Wildlife and Parks Habitat Bureau Chief regarding BLM, Matador Cattle Company, Sage Creek allotment and rest-rotation system. 1993, July 13th letter to National Wildlife Federation (Missoula, MT) from Montana Department Fish, Wildlife and Parks Habitat Bureau Chief regarding request for information on rest-rotation system. 1993, July 13th letter to BLM (Helena, MT) from Montana Department Fish, Wildlife and Parks Habitat Bureau Chief stating support for rest-rotation system on Matador Ranch. 1993, July 19th letter to Matador Cattle Company from Ducks Unlimited Inc. supporting rest-rotation system on Matador Ranch and thanking the ranch manager for the tour on June 24, 1993. Matador Ranch film-script (unknown date) outline with scenes, camera shots, narration topics, and names of narrators.
Keywords: montana, dillon district, sage creek, matador, soil conservation service (scs), forest service, western montana college, university of montana, bureau of sports fisheries and wildlife, extension service, montana state university, resource councils, beaverhead conservation district, sierra club, montana fish and game department
Notes: 1997 handwritten analysis and notes by Hormay and a film script (5 scenes).
Physical Description: 95 typed and handwritten pages
Record Type: allotment
Subcategory: Box 31 - Allotment Records, Montana