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Saving Homewaters The Story of Montana's Streams and Rivers

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ISBN-10: 0881506796

ISBN-13: 9780881506792

Edition: 2008

Authors: Gordon Sullivan

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A remarkable account of Montana's efforts to save its trout streams and rivers from pollution and neglect.The fabled nature of Montana's streams cannot be taken for granted. In the late 1800s many of Montana's rivers were filled with pollution and dying fish. Certain key conservation and restoration policies between 1900 and 1940 set the stage for the waters that now draw visitors and anglers from around the world. Yet, many of those same rivers and streams are once again facing devastating environmental threats. Montana is a paradigm for conservation issues that are faced around the nation and around the world. Yet, no one has ever managed to tell the story of the policies and unique…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Introduction
A Remarkable History
The Promise of It All
Our Greatest Opus
Taking Stock, Taking Action
Rights or Wrongs: Water and Agriculture
Again the Bottom Falls Out
The Best of Hard Times
A Torrent of Advocacy
Big Industry Is Told "No"
King Coal Wants the Yellowstone
What the Hell Do You Mean You're Not Stocking Trout Anymore?
The Fight Goes On
Song of Two Rivers
Profiles in Advocacy
Freestoner and Tailwater
Northwest Rivers
Missouri River and its Tributaries
Western Hub
Epilogue
Selected Bibliography
Index