It is a rite of passage for a Montana river bum, and one of the most cherished rivers in our state. Floating the Smith River is a bucket list kind of adventure, and one that may suffer if the proposed copper mine comes to the area. Just how would this effect Montana? In too many ways to count. How about 4.5 million in lost revenue for outfitters and local businesses if outdoor enthusiasts take their business elsewhere? Get informed, get involved, and lets work to get mining companies out of our watersheds. Click the link for the Missoulian’s coverage. Proposed copper mine puts Smith River on endangered list : Local
|Floaters enjoying the many beauties of the Smith River.
Photo via CrossCurrents.com