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MHR Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Montana’s Wild and Scenic Rivers!

October 12, 2016 marked the 40th anniversary of the day Montana’s North, Middle and South Forks of the Flathead River, and 150 miles of the Missouri River, were protected under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. These four river segments …
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MHR Featured in Missoula Independent

“Testing the waters” A new citizens’ initiative seeks to protect Montana’s wild and scenic streams for the first time in nearly four decades May 28, 2015 By Laura Lundquist Taking advantage of a recent cool morning, Bob Jones cast his …
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Over 40,000 Gallons of Oil Spilled in the Yellowstone River

On Saturday, January 17, 2015 a pipeline transporting crude oil beneath the Yellowstone Riverbed broke. The break was located six miles upstream of Glendive and spilled approximately 40,000 to 50,000 gallons of oil into the river, a federal official said …
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President Signs Montana Lands Package into Law

Tristan Scott Flathead Beacon – December 19, 2014 President Barack Obama on Friday officially signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which contains a massive lands package that adds new wilderness in Montana for the first time in …
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Montana’s Rivers Deserve More Protection

Brett French Billings Gazette – November 30, 2014 Montana is a river state. Just think of the iconic waters that are nationally and internationally known: the Madison, Yellowstone, Missouri and Gallatin; the Bighole, Bighorn, Blackfoot and Flathead. “We think Montanans …
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