• OM Determines Another Yellowstone Island, Indian Crossing, to be Public Land

    Indian Cross­ing Islands Study, Octo­ber, 2013 By Mike Pen­fold, OM Field Pro­gram Director This report is sub­mit­ted by Our Mon­tana. The work has been com­pleted using the guide­lines and inter­pre­ta­tion of law as artic­u­lated by Tom But­ler of the Mon­tana Depart­ment of Nat­ural Resources. The study area is located in Yel­low­stone County gen­er­ally T1S, R26E, […]

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  • Diverse Interests Unite to Protect the Yellowstone River

    The Crow name for the Yel­low­stone was Elk River, while French fur traders called it LaRoche Jaune. To us it is sim­ply the Great River. The head­wa­ters of the Yel­low­stone River are in Wyoming, Mon­tana and Yel­low­stone National Park, the world’s first national park. This river has the dis­tinc­tion of being the longest free-flowing river […]

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  • Passport To Nature

    Pupils enjoy nature passport May 22, 2009 12:00 am • BECKY SHAY Of The Gazette Staff The peaceful hills of the Eagle Cliffs Ranch were alive with the sounds of delighted shrieks this week as Lockwood children enjoyed a science field trip. The Lockwood schools first- and second-graders visited the ranch during the first Passport […]

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  • Envi­ron­men­tal Stud­ies, Sugar Beets 101

    Livelihoods Tied to Landscapes Envi­ron­men­tal Stud­ies stu­dents tak­ing Dr. Luke Ward’s Intro­duc­tion to Envi­ron­men­tal Stud­ies and Regional Geog­ra­phy of Land­scape Change classes at  Rocky Moun­tain Col­lege (RMC) are work­ing to develop a grounded under­stand­ing of the processes and peo­ple that shape the human and bio­geo­phys­i­cal land­scapes in Mon­tana.   A key aspect of this work is to visit and learn from […]

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  • Clark’s Canoe Camp has Smithsonian #24ST0720

    Montana is enriched with the history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition and Our Montana is committed to ensure that history is documented and its stories are told. The newest chapter is the assignment of a Smithsonian number for the campsite where Captain Clark and the Corps camped and constructed canoes; July 19-24, 1806, along […]

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  • Back to the Future with Lewis and Clark, Technology Then and Now

    Now entering its tenth successful year, and nationally recognized, “Back to the Future 2015” is the second week of January while the City College is on winter break. Ten “Then and Now” exhibits and hands-on learning stations including weather/climate, communications, medical, mapping/surveying, mechanical/blacksmithing, flora/fauna, food, discipline/organizations will be instructed by professionals from the community. Each […]

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  • The Bozeman Trail

    Mike and Howard spent three nights in a tiny camper trailer as they trekked across the Crow Indian reservation in search of traces of the 1860’s Bozeman Trail.

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  • 1873 Northern Pacific Railroad Survey

    Funded by a grant from National Park Service, Our Montana board members, Howard Boggess, Mike Penfold as well as Dave Eckroth recently completed a ten year extensive study of the Northern Pacific Railroad survey of 1873.

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