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River advocates seek federal Wild and Scenic designations for Montana waters

June 3, 2015 Rob Chaney, Missoulian It’s been almost 40 years since a Montana waterway won federal Wild and Scenic River designation. An advocacy group called Montanans for Healthy Rivers wants to change that. But it doesn’t know if the …
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Coalition wants Wild and Scenic designation for 700 river miles

June 3, 2015 Tom Kuglin, Helena Independent Record It was nearly 40 years ago and a few years after passage of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act that Montana last saw a river designated for protection. A coalition of …
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Gazette Opinion: East Rosebud Creek’s Montana Friends in Congress

June 24, 2015 Billings Gazette Editorial Board East Rosebud Creek should stay the way it is – a ribbon of clear water tumbling from the top of the Beartooth Mountains down a breathtaking valley of pine trees, deer, elk, moose …
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Press Release: Coalition releases draft citizens’ proposal to protect more than 700 river miles across western Montana

BOZEMAN – After four years of gathering input from a broad cross-section of Montanans from across the state, Montanans for Healthy Rivers released a draft citizens’ proposal to add more than 700 river miles in western Montana to the National …
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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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