Milltown Education Program Lesson 1: History of the Clark Fork Watershed

Milltown Education Program Lesson 1: History of the Clark Fork Watershed
Developed by CFWEP with support from the University of Montana and the Watershed Education Network, this lesson covers:

  • Clark Fork River watershed history from the American Indian period to 1908
  • Western Montana industrial development from the 1830s to 1908
  • Mining impacts (positive and negative) to the area’s social and ecological environments
  • The chemical process of acid rock drainage
  • Milltown dam history
  • The 1908 Clark Fork River flood and its environmental effects

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