DVDs & Multimedia

Multimedia resources are listed below in alphabetical order. To request an item, send an email to cfweprequest@gmail.com. Once we have received your request, we will send you a confirmation email, along with an expected date for your item to arrive, and a due date for your item to be returned to CFWEP. Please include the name or title of the item you are requesting, an address and phone number when emailing. If you have any questions or comments, or would like to request resources not included in this listing, please send an email to cfweprequest@gmail.com.

For a comprehensive listing of online educational resources related to environmental science and western Montana, refer to the Education Links page.

Item Description Author
Anatomy   of a Trout Stream with Rick Hafele
(DVD, documentary)
Geared   toward fly fishing enthusiasts, this DVD presents an overview of trout   ecology. Hosted by aquatic biologist Rick Hafele. Running Time: Approx 55   min. Scientific Anglers (2005)
Boneyard:   Mines
(DVD, documentary)
The   History Channel’s Boneyard documents the titular “boneyards” where   old and retired vehicles, ships, aircraft, and other miscellaneous items are   taken apart, and rebuilt to do other tasks or scrapped. This episode focusing   on mines prominently features the Butte and Anaconda areas. Running Time: 42   min. The   History Channel (2007)
Butte Mine Flooding Monitoring – East Camp Monitoring   2013 Nicholas   J. Tucci from the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology talks about monitoring   the alluvial groundwater and bedrock groundwater networks in the East Camp   System.  This presentation also talks   about monitoring water levels at the Berkeley Pit.  2013 BMF East Camp Monitoring Program
Bugs of   the Underworld: The Natural History of Aquatic Insects
(DVD, documentary)
Extraordinary   footage follows the life cycles of mayflies, stoneflies, caddisflies, and   other aquatic macroinvertebrates. Running Time: Approx 30 min. California   School of Flyfishing (2007)
Burning   Issues: An Interactive Multimedia Program Including Simulated Exercises and   Educator’s Guide
(CD-Rom)
Developed   by the Bureau of Land Management with Florida State University, this   interactive multimedia program explores fires that occur on wildlands and provides   opportunities to learn about the role of fire in ecosystems and how it can be   managed. An Educator’s Guide is included. Florida State University
Clark Fork River Comeback This   short YouTube video from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks discusses the   ongoing retoration of the Clark Fork and related FWP research. Montana   FWP (2009)
Drift
(DVD, documentary)
Ranging   from Montana to Oregon to Belize, India and the Bahamas, Drift combines high   quality visuals, world class flyfishing and an eclectic group of anglers to   create the a definitive fly fishing film. Running Time: 65 min. Confluence   Films
Fire in   the Hole
(VHS, documentary)
Fire in   the Hole examines the mine labor wars that shaped the West during the early   1900s. The documentary views the conflict in its social and historical   context. Running Time: 120 min. KUED/University   of Utah (2000)
Fish of   Montana
(CD-Rom)
How well   do you know Montana’s fish? This CD will help you become more knowledgeable   about fish identification, habitat, range, life history, and teach you other   fun and important facts about Montana’s fascinating fish. Montnana   FWP, Production by The Information Technology Center at the University of   Montana
Horseshoe   Bend
(DVD, documentary)
An   overview of the Horseshoe Bend drainage above the Berkeley   Pit, and the water treatment plant constructed at the bend in   2003. Running Time: 17 min. Atlantic   Richfield Company (2005)
K. Ross Toole Photo Archive Sampler:   Historic Photos from Around the Clark Fork Basin (on the Picasa   website) A   series of historic photos from the K. Ross Toole Archive at the University of   Montana. University   of Montana
The Old   Works
(DVD, documentary)
An   overview of the now-reclaimed Old Works site in Anaconda, an area   contaminated by smelting wastes that was transformed into a functioning gold   course. Running Time: 14 min. Atlantic   Richfield Company (1998)
An Oral   History of Bearmouth, Montana
(Audio CD’s)
Hazel   Marsh and Jim Scott recall the history of Bearmouth, Montana on the Clark   Fork River from 1865 to 1990 on 12 audio CD’s. Montana   Watercourse, NRDP, and Watershed Education Network
Purging   Spurge: Corralling an Ecological Bandit
(VHS, documentary)
This   documentary from the USDA focuses on grassland health, the impact of invasive   weeds on the ecosystem, and the importance of promoting public   awareness and participation in controlling these ecological bandits. Running   Time: 30 min. USDA   (2002)
Raising   the Ghost
(DVD, documentary)
As a   team locates and catches fish deep in the wilderness of British Columbia,   hear the testimony of fly fishing legends. Their consensus: the four H’s,   Habitat, Hydro-Power, Harvest & Hatcheries, have drivin wild steelhead to   the brink of extinction. Running Time: 1 hr. 7 min. Flyboys   (2008)
Red   Gold: An Environmental Documentary
(DVD, documentary)
The   Bristol Bay region of southwest Alaska is home to the Kvichak and Nushagak   Rivers, the two most prolific sockeye salmon runs left in the world. Two   mining companies have proposed an open-pit and underground mine at the   headwaters of the two rivers. This award-winning documentary explores the   unique way of life in Bristol Bay, and how the community has responded to the   possibility of mining development. Running Time: 55 min. Felt Soul Media   (2009)
Remembering   the Columbia Gardens
(VHS, documentary)
Using   historical photographs, rare home movies and firsthand accounts, MontanaPBS   recreates the history and myth of teh beloved amusement park built by Copper   King and form U.S. Senator William Clark that operated in Butte from 1899 to   1973. Running Time: 60 min. Ray   Ekness/MontanaPBS (1999)
Restoring   Silver Bow Creek
(CD-Rom)
Produced   by the Natural Resource Damages Program (NRDP) of Montana, this interactive   CD features striking images of Clark Fork River Superfund sites, before and   after cleanup. NRDP
The   Richest Hill on Earth: A History of Butte, Montana
(CD-Rom)
This   user-friendly CD browses like a webpage, has a glossary of over 300 terms,   contains a comprehensive bibliography, has 100′s of historic and contemporary   photos, includes historical text and timelines, and much more. Butte-Silver   Bow Public Archives (2003)
Rising   from the Shadows: The Return of the Cutthroat Trout
(DVD, documentary)
Breathtaking   underwater imagery reveals the dramatic world of the cutthroat trout as they   encounter fierce predators, changing habitat, and the threat of hybridization   with other species. Running Time: 27 min. KUSM-TV   Bozeman & The Western Division of the American Fisheries Society (2005)
A River   Runs Through It
(DVD, feature film)
The   majesty of the Montana wilderness and the poetry of fly fishing are captured   in this acclaimed adaptation of Norman   Maclean‘s classic memoir set on the Blackfoot River. Running Time:   123 min. Columbia   Pictures (2005)
Salish-Kootenai Cultural Surveyor Terry Tanner on   Archaeology
(Online Video)
A short   video interview with Salish-Kootenai   tribe member and cultural scientist Terry Tanner. CFWEP   (2009)
Salish-Kootenai Cultural Surveyor Terry Tanner on Upper   Clark Fork Mining
(Online Video)
A short   video interview with Salish-Kootenai   tribe member and cultural scientist Terry Tanner. CFWEP   (2009)
Salish-Kootenai Cultural Surveyor Terry Tanner on Cultural   Sensitivity
(Online Video)
A short   video interview with Salish-Kootenai   tribe member and cultural scientist Terry Tanner. CFWEP   (2009)
Salish-Kootenai Cultural Surveyor Terry Tanner on Indian   Science
(Online Video)
A short   video interview with Salish-Kootenai   tribe member and cultural scientist Terry Tanner. CFWEP   (2009)
Soulfish
(DVD, documentary)
Shot on   location in Brazil, Mongolia, Belize, Utah, and California, Soulfish is an   adventure to the farthermost corners of the globe to try and find the soul of   fly fishing. Running Time: 90 min. Burl   Productions (2008)
Montana Science Partnership (SMSP) The   SMSP was developed to provide instruction in science content and inquiry for   K-6 teachers, although teachers and students of all grade levels will find   SMSP Modules useful. SMSP Modules each cover a specific science topic, and   also offer suggestions and further resources to help teachers integrate   science topics into their regular curriculum.The SMSP project is funded by a   ESEA, Title II Part B Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant through the   Montana Office of Public Instruction. SMSP Modules were developed by the   CFWEP and faculty from Montana Tech of The University of Montana and Montana   State University. CFWEP/Montana   OPI (2009)
Story   of a River: The Clark Fork & Aquatic Invertebrates and Water Quality
(VHS, documentary)
Short   films on the Clark Fork River and how aquatic insects are used to assess   water quality. Running Time: 21 min. and 7 min. Missoula   County Conservation District
Stream   Bugs as Biomonitors: A Guide to Pacific Northwest Macroinvertebrate   Monitoring and Identification
(CD-Rom)
Features   comprehesive identification information, with visuals, about common stream   insects found in Montana and elsewhere in the northwest. The Xerxes Society   (2004)
Summer   Ride: A Clark Fork Story
(Audio CD)
A story   of life on the Clark Fork River, exploring its geography and people, as read   by author Peggy Schmidt. Peggy   Schmidt/Watershed Education Network
Trout   Bum Diaries vol. 1: Patagonia
(DVD, documentary)
Experience   the journey, adventure and lifestyle of four trout bums on an epic five month   fly fishing expedition across Patagonia. Running Time: 1 hr. 39 min. AEGMedia   (2007)
Trout   Grass
(DVD, documentary)
This   unique film documents the transformation of bamboo from a hardy species of   grass into a meticulously crafted split-cane fly rod. Shot on location in the   forests of Southern China and the majestic rivers of Montana, Trout Grass   captures the allure of craftsmanship and rivers as well as the notion that   fishing is about much more than catching fish. Running Time: 48 min. Volcano Motion   Pictures (2007)
Upper   Clark Fork River Multimedia Project
(CD-Rom)
An interactive   guide to the history and restoration of the Clark Fork River. Montana   Watercourse, NRDP, and Watershed Education Network
The   Warm Springs Ponds
(DVD, documentary)
An   overview of the Warm Springs Ponds, a sediment capture system   and Wildlife Management Area on Silver Bow Creek. Running Time: 30 min. Atlantic   Richfield Company (2001)
The   West, Episode 8: Ghost Dance
(VHS, documentary)
This   PBS documentary explores the development of the west, including Butte mining   and the Native American Ghost Dance. Running Time: 58 min. Program website. Stephen   Ives (1996)
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