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Clean-up and Restoration Begin on Clark Fork River

2013 marks the beginning of the clean-up on the mainstem of the Clark Fork River.  Restoration efforts to date have focused primarily on Silver Bow Creek.  The Clark Fork Operable Unit (an operable unit is the term used for each of a number of separate activities undertaken as part of a Superfund site cleanup) begins [...]

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Cfwep.Org’s Restoration Education Program is made up of a staff of individuals whose personal values align with the core values of our organization – to help create environmental stewards through education.  With our multi-disciplinary Restoration Education Program, Cfwep.Org uses an inquiry-based, place-based approach to teach watershed science to students throughout the Clark Fork watershed.  Our goal is not [...]

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Tad Dale Montana Resources VP accepts an award Plaque for contributing to the Cfwep.Org Fly Fishing Camp

  Cfwep.Org (Clark Fork Watershed Education Program) is awarding the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation and Montana Resources award plaques for supporting our annual Fly Fishing Camp. Tad Dale VP Human Resources, Rayelynn Connole Cfwep Director and Abby Peltomaa of  Cfwep. For the past six years Cfwep.Org has sponsored a Fly Fishing camp for youngsters from 12 [...]

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Blacktail Creek “Restoring Cutthroat Habitat”

By Capri Gillam   Capri Gillam is an Environmental Engineering Master’s student at Montana Tech in Butte. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in 2009 from Montana State University in biological sciences, and has worked around the globe doing ecology studies as well as wildlife and ecosystem sustainability. Capri is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys adventures, [...]

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Tim Ryan and EthnoTech – Educators of Native American Natural Tooling

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Alma Higgins

Alma Higgins

By Richard I. Gibson   Alma Bielenberg Higgins, born in 1874, came to Butte from her native Deer Lodge in 1920, when she was 46 years old. She was an active member of various clubs and organizations, and founded the Civic Improvement League of Deer Lodge in 1902. Also in Deer Lodge, Alma convinced her [...]

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Cfwep.Org presents a Children’s Painting created during the 2013 Montana Folk Festival

Cfwep.Org  dedicated a painting that 300 Butte Children painted during this year’s Folk Fest onWed. Dec.11th at 3pm at the Community Health Center. Cfwep.Org was responsible for 2013’s Montana Folk Fest Family and Folk Life Areas.The painting now hangs in the waiting room of the Butte Community Health Center where hopefully the original artists will recognize [...]

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