Gear Up Kids and Cfwep.Org at the Big Hole

  Montana GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) Montana GEAR UP believes that postsecondary education is possible for all Montana students, regardless of economic background. Montana GEAR UP supports schools, students, and their families to increase students’ college and career readiness through academic preparedness, postsecondary planning, and financial aid knowledge so [...]

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Montana Partnership with Regions for Excellence in STEM (MPRES)

  The Montana Partnership with Regions for Excellence in STEM (MPRES) project is designed to help teachers implement the K-12 Framework for Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).  Teachers who engage in the project will be on the cutting-edge of science education and will be able to be teacher leaders in their districts following the [...]

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Cfwep.Org 2014 Fly Fishing Camp

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Montana Tech and Cfwep.Org Awarded 1.25 Million Dollar Grant   BUTTE, MT – The National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award (NIH-SEPA) announced a grant of  $1.25 Million to Montana Tech for an exciting science education research project  titled, “Bringing Research into the Classroom (BRIC): A PARTNERSHIP FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN THE MONTANA PUBLIC SCHOOLS.” Dr. [...]

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The CFWEP.Org Misson Statement

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Cfwep.Org is proud to partner with the Avian Science Center at the University of Montana

        Cfwep.Org is proud to partner with the Avian Science Center at the University of Montana.  Through this partnership, Cfwep.Org and the Avian Science Center have reached thousands of area students through the Bird’s Eye View program.  The partnership was a natural evolution as both programs focus on reaching children and adults, [...]

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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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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

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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