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Baseline recreation value of the Upper Clark Fork River Basin

report for Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks

by John Duffield

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Published by J.W. Duffield in Missoula, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishing -- Economic aspects -- Montana -- Upper Clark Fork Watershed.,
  • Outdoor recreation -- Economic aspects -- Montana -- Upper Clark Fork Watershed.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn W. Duffield.
    ContributionsMontana. Dept. of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 leaves ;
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23280221M
    OCLC/WorldCa24692580

    DEER LODGE – The outline for spending $ million restoring the upper Clark Fork River basin got its first public review Wednesday. Values To support and preserve the way of life in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin, especially ranching and /or farming, in concert with balancing the needs of natural resource conservation. WRC Goals The overall goal of the WRC is to maintain the resources of the Upper Clark Fork River Basin (UCFRB) for both present and future generation.

    Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Draft Upper Clark Fork River Basin water management plan by Upper Clark Fork River Basin Steering Committee. Publication date Topics Water use, Water resources.

    The Final Upper Clark Fork River Basin Aquatic and Terrestrial Resources Restoration Plan will spend about $46 million on water projects and $20 million on land projects in the river basin between. The Clark Fork/Kootenai River Basin produces the largest volume of water of the four Montana Water Supply Initiative planning basins. This area lies west of the Continental Divide and includes the Bitterroot and Flathead River Basins, as well as Flathead Lake and much of Glacier National Park.


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Baseline recreation value of the Upper Clark Fork River Basin by John Duffield Download PDF EPUB FB2

At the heart of Montana’s mining boom, the Upper Clark Fork fueled the growth of the state and provided the copper that electrified the nation. But the meandering headwaters of the Clark Fork paid a heavy toll–even running red at times–as the resulting pollution washed downstream and over river banks.

replacement efforts in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin (UCFRB) of western Montana (Figure 1). This prioritization process seeks to identify priority areas and habitats where restoration and replacement projects would be desirable and describe the types of projects that could be used to. Upper Clark Fork Riwr Basin.

Montana. Figure 1. The Upper Clark Fork basin has a year history of intensive mining, forestry and agriculture. Aquatic and riparian resources of the upper basin were severely injured by the discharge of mining, milling and smelting wastes into the river.

The recreation valuation study was used to estimate use values for fishing and non-fishing recreation along the Clark Fork River and Silver Bow Creek for Montana residents and nonresidents. It did not evaluate recreation use value for injuries at sites other than along the Clark Fork River.

Now, the Superfund cleanup along the Upper Clark Fork River is underway, a decades-long, mile, collaborative effort to remove pollution from working ranchlands and the river’s floodplain. Across the basin, communities are embracing the value of clean water and healthy rivers.

The Upper Clark Fork River Basin Steering Committee February 2, I. Introduction The Steering Committee was created in pursuant to Section MCA and directed by that statute to prepare by the end of a water management plan for the Upper Clark Fork River.

The upper Clark Fork River Basin in western Montana contains four contiguous Superfund Sites. These sites encompass more than miles of stream, including the Clark Fork River from Warm Springs to Milltown Dam and all of Silver Bow Creek (Figure 1).

The MDEQ biomonitoring program included data from 35 locations in the Clark Fork River Basin. Upper Clark Fork River Basin Steering Committee Presentation to the Montana Envirorrmental Quality Council Dear EQC Member: The Upper Clark Fork River Basin Steering Committee avas created in 1 pursuant to MCA.

This statute specifies how the Steering Committee's members are to be appointed and sets out its mandate. The Clark Fork of the Columbia River, named after Captain William Clark of the Corps of Discovery, is the mother of all our local rivers. Removal of a hundred year old dam in kicked off an unprecedented clean up of a river suffering from decades of mining abuses imposed upon her by a less than conservation-minded state.

USGS CLARK FORK RIVER BELOW CABINET GORGE DAM ID. PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION. Most recent instantaneous value: PDT Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Gage height, feet".

Add site numbers. Note Create presentation-quality / stand-alone graph. Subscribe to. Upper Clark Fork River Basin Restoration Priorities and Fund Allocations floating, and general recreation.” The Upper Clark Fork River Basin Restoration Fund to be allocated among the three resource categories is the settlement corpus of $ million plus interest that has accrued to the corpus Book Value Market Value A FYE10 Fund.

Upper Clark Fork River Basin Restoration Priorities and Fund Allocations floating, and general recreation.” The Upper Clark Fork River Basin Restoration Fund to be allocated among the three resource categories is the settlement corpus of $ million plus interest that has accrued to the corpus Book Value Market Value A FYE11 Fund.

The Clark Fork, or the Clark Fork of the Columbia River, is a river in the U.S. states of Montana and Idaho, approximately miles ( km) largest river by volume in Montana, it drains an extensive region of the Rocky Mountains in western Montana and northern Idaho in the watershed of the Columbia river flows northwest through a long valley at the base of the Cabinet.

With only 82 brown trout found in an upper reach of the Clark Fork River this past spring, a state official says the reach is 32 times lower in brown trout population than at its peak in The Clark Fork River drains approximat square miles in western Montana and northern Idaho, square miles of which comprise the Lower Clark Fork subbasin in northern Idaho.

The river drains into acre Lake Pend Oreille, and as the lake’s largest tributary, the Clark Fork River contributes approximately 92% of the annual. Questions or concerns about USGS streamflow data in Montana and Wyoming can be directed to Kirk Miller ([email protected]; ).Updated J - USGS water-resources monitoring activities will be restored at the following sites.

Silver Bow Creek at Opportunity, Montana (POR: 31 years); Silver Bow Creek at Warm Springs, Montana (POR: 35 years). The additional $2 million will be spent for the benefit of the South Fork of the Republican River Basin within Kansas.

The Legislature introduced Senate Bill Sectionwhich designates where all moneys recovered by the state of Kansas shall be deposited. Up to date fly fishing report for the Clark Fork River that runs through Missoula Montana.

Blackfoot River Outfitters is your trout authority on Clark Fork and other surrounding rivers and lakes. Our guides are on the river daily and provide the fly fishing reports for the Clark and other rivers.

Clark Fork – River and Fishing Summary. Overall, the Clark Fork is a beautiful river that offers superb fly fishing for large trout. While the fishing is scattered and the size of the river can be intimidating, the combination of being able to take large trout in a beautiful setting makes fly fishing on the river.

December 1, Natural Resources Damage Program P.O. Box Helena, MT [email protected] Re: The Montana Natural Resources Damage Program’s Upper Clark Fork River Basin Aquatic and Terrestrial Resources Restoration Plans Draft Update. Upper Clark Fork River Basin as of May 1, Snowpack in the Upper Clark Fork River Basin was well below average and increased 4 percent from April 1.

Snow water content was 68 percent of average and 60 percent of last year. Basin snow water content was tied for .The Clark Fork and Kootenai River Basins Council will identify and address common basin-wide concerns, challenges, and solutions that are best addressed at the basin-level.

The Council will focus on activities that provide added value to community based activities. Announcements.the Clark Fork River; elevations are 5 - 30 ft above the Clark Fork River flood plain, or youngest alluvial terrace, second youngest alluvial terrace or alluvial fan.

A significant portion of the alluvium along Rock Creek including that just south of the Clark Fork River is interpreted to be older alluvium.