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Gallatin Valley Sensitive Land Draft Plan Release and Debut Party

The public is invited to learn about the Draft Plan and how to comment

From the Gallatin Valley Sensitive Land Protection Working Group comes the release of the Public Draft Plan, and the public is invited to the debut party! The Draft Plan will be released on Oct. 16, 2023 through online channels at Immediately following the premiere, the Working Group and Project Team will host a public meeting to explore the Draft Plan highlights and discuss how comments can be provided on the Draft Plan. All are invited to join:

• Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. at Monforton School (6001 Monforton School Rd, Bozeman)

• A presentation will kick off the event.

• Light refreshments will be provided.

As a representative of the Working Group, Gallatin County Commissioner Jennifer Boyer, expressed, “Sensitive lands are foundational to our quality of life and why our area is unique and loved by residents and visitors. We want to ensure the variety of implementation strategies – voluntary, incentives, or regulatory – provide a balanced approach and offer landowners and partners options and support.”

The Draft Plan features vibrant summaries of our community’s vision and values, creative sensitive land models based on authoritative data sources, and honest reflection of recommendations that can be implemented throughout the Valley.

The Draft Plan process was an opportunity to debut a dialogue between city, county, agency, constituents, landowners, and native voices.

Those who are not able to attend the Debut Party can review the Draft Plan and online at starting Oct. 16. The comment period will run through Nov. 5.

More information on the Plan can be found at

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