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2012-08-14 23:00:46

The Blackfeet Tribal Council can stop poisonous fracking to their lands. Pauline Matt is conducting a peaceful protest of Blackfeet Reservation Lands being destroyed by Hydraulic Fracturing this August 5-12. Lands could easily be saved and kept healthy if the Tribal Council prohibits fracking from occurring, All other sites of fracking have poisoned land, crops, waters, livestock and reduced Real Estate values to nothing. Join Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio Show and help Blackfeet people...

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2010-08-09 12:44:58

Archaeologists say they have discovered a former hunting complex where bison were stampeded over a cliff at least 1,000 years ago on the Blackfeet Indian reservation in northwestern Montana. The researchers said the 9-mile-long area contains a well-preserved "drive line" system that funnels bison to their deaths, along with bison bones and the remnants of campsites with hundreds of tepee rings. The dig site is on a remote plateau that overlooks the Two Medicine River.  The scientists...

2010-06-09 12:44:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could you imagine a job where on any given day you might handle a wild cougar, rescue someone from the top of a mountain, fight a wild land fire, treat a heart attack victim, teach a winter survival class, or hike with an eighty pound pack through some of the most spectacular scenery known to man? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090630/DC40408LOGO) Those tasks are just some of the many duties performed by Glacier National Park...

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2010-04-08 06:25:00

Glacier National Park could lose its namesake ice formations by the end of the decade, an ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) told reporters on Wednesday. In an interview with Matthew Brown of the Associated Press (AP), Dan Fagre noted that the Montana portion has lost two glaciers thanks to global climate change. This brings the number of named glaciers at the park to 25, and due to the increased temperatures in the area, he says, "When we're measuring glacier margins, by the...

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2009-02-13 10:50:00

A new Montana State University study says that weather, especially in late winter and early spring, is getting warmer in northwestern North America. The research, published in the January issue of "Climatic Change," found that the coldest daily temperatures recorded in Bozeman, Mont., and Coldstream, British Columbia, have occurred less often over the past several decades. Extreme cold nighttime temperatures have become less frequent, and extreme warm nighttime temperatures have become more...


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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'