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Yellowstone Bison Moved To Fort Belknap Indian Reservation
2013-08-24 04:33:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A second herd of genetically pure, disease-free Yellowstone bison have been restored to the Great Plains, where millions of the creatures roamed until the early 19th century, various media outlets have reported. According to Tamarra Kemsley of Nature World News, more than 30 bison were transported to the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation on Thursday. The animals, which were originally from Yellowstone National Park, were...

2013-08-15 23:03:44

Weekend hours begin Saturday, August 17, 2013. Missoula, MT (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Spectrum Aquatics, a leading manufacturer of commercial pool equipment, is now offering expanded technical support hours from 8:00AM to 5:00PM Mountain Time, and will be available to serve domestic and international customers 7 days a week, with weekend hours beginning on August 17, 2013. This service is free of charge to all Spectrum customers. Questions on parts, troubleshooting, product and warranty...

2013-08-13 23:03:53

Montana released their health insurance exchange rates proposals. Many say that the Montana health insurance exchange rates are lower than expected. Park City, UT (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the number one online small business health benefits solution, published new information on the Montana health insurance exchange rates. According to Zane Benefits’ website, recently, the Montana Health Insurance Exchange released proposed rates for individual, family, and small...

2013-08-09 23:17:09

"The Blackfeet Tribal Council can stop poisonous fracking to their lands" explains Pauline Matt who is conducting a peaceful protest of Blackfeet Reservation Lands being destroyed by Hydraulic Fracturing. At all other sites, fracking has poisoned land, crops, waters, livestock and reduced Real Estate values to nothing as explored on Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio Show Today at...


Latest Montana Reference Libraries

Flathead National Forest
2013-12-24 10:55:40

The Flathead National Forest is a national forest located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Montana. It covers 2,404,935 acres of which about 1 million acres is designated wilderness. It gets its name from the Flathead Indians who resided in the area. The forest can be found in the Rocky Mountains with elevations ranging from 4,500 to 8,500 feet. The forest offers habitat for about 250 species of wildlife and 22 species of fish. This includes the threatened grizzly bear, bald eagle,...

Gallatin National Forest
2013-11-27 15:54:29

The Gallatin National Forest was founded in 1899 and is located in south-central Montana, United States. The forest makes up 1,819,515 acres and has parts of both the Absaroka-Beartooth and Lee Metcalf Wilderness areas within its boundaries. Gallatin National Forest borders the Yellowstone National Park on the north and the northwest and is a part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, a region which includes nearly 20,000,000 acres. The forest is named after Albert Gallatin, U.S. Secretary of...

Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest
2013-11-22 11:53:36

The Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest is the largest of the National Forests in Montana of the United States. Covering 3.36 million acres, this forest is broken into 9 separate sections and extends across 8 counties in the southwestern region of the state. President Theodore Roosevelt gave a name to the two forests in 1908 and they merged in 1996. The forest headquarters are found in Dillon, Montana. In Roosevelt’s original legislation, the Deerlodge National Forest was called the Big...

Bitterroot National Forest
2013-11-22 11:33:19

Bitterroot National Forest is made up of 1.587 million acres in west-central Montana and eastern Idaho, of the United States. It is located mostly in Ravalli County, Montana, but also as acreage in Idaho County, Idaho, and Missoula County, Montana. As it was founded in 1898, it is located in the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountains with elevations ranging from 2,200 feet along the Salmon River in Idaho to the 10,157 foot Trapper Peak. Roughly half of the forest makes up part or all of three...

Lewis and Clark National Forest
2013-11-21 12:51:20

Lewis and Clark National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in western-central areas of Montana. This forest holds 1,863,788 acres of land that is dived into two districts known as the Jefferson Division, which holds eastern areas of the forest and allows farm and timber leases, and the western Rocky Mountain Division, which focuses on the conservation of many designated wilderness areas. This forest was established in 1897 as the Lewis and Clarke Forest Reserve. The...

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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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