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The Montana Steward: Answers to Superfund

Download the latest edition of The Montana Steward: Answers to Superfund, a comprehensive guide to Upper Clark Fork Basin Superfund sites and issues, from past to present.

Conservation & Superfund Library

The library is a searchable index of CFWEP documents, including Superfund-related documents, newsletters, information sheets, and much, much more on the environment of western Montana. If you are looking for lesson plans and other educational resources, visit the Lessons & Activities page.

Upper Clark Fork Basin Scavenger Hunt Activity

For grades 4-8 Developed by CFWEP, this worksheet includes: Clark Fork Superfund Map featuring various environmentally impacted sites Text descriptions of each site for students to match to images of each site Use the links below to download the necessary materials for this lesson:  

1980s: Cleanup Begins

The Environmental Legacy of Over a Century of Industrial Mining In the mid-1980s, the Clark Fork Basin environment was far from healthy. In the urban center of Uptown Butte, abandoned mine dumps still covered the hill, in between houses and businesses, and with little to no natural vegetation present. Just downstream, Silver Bow Creek, after [...]

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Clark Fork Info

Running 360 miles from the headwaters near Butte and Anaconda through western Montana across the Idaho border to Lake Pend Oreille and on into the Columbia River, the Clark Fork River drains Montana’s western front, and carries the largest volume of water of any of the state’s rivers when it crosses the border. The Clark [...]

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