November 20-21, 2003

 

ITEM 121-2006-R1103                Authorization to Accept a Bequest of the Talon Ranch; Montana State University-Bozeman

 

THAT:                                       The Board of Regents of Higher Education authorizes Montana State University-Bozeman College of Agriculture to accept a proposed bequest from Camron Cooper of the Talon Ranch subject to the terms and conditions of the attached Ranch Use Agreement.

 

EXPLANATION:                        Camron Cooper has generously offered to donate her estate upon her death, including the Talon Ranch, to the College of Agriculture of MSU-Bozeman subject to the terms and conditions of the Ranch Use Agreement negotiated between the parties.  The Talon Ranch is a 2,211 acre ranch located in Madison County and operated as niche registered Angus cattle ranch.  The entire Ranch is subject to a Conservation Easement which is attached hereto as Exhibit 1. The proposed terms and conditions of the Ranch Use Agreement are attached hereto.

 

ATTACHMENTS:                       Conservation Easement

Ranch Use Agreement