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Another invasive species has been found in a central Montana lake. According to FWP, faucet snails were found in Lake Francis in Valier in May. The snails can carry several harmful parasites that can kill waterfowl if eaten. However, officials say, these snails could also cause problems for farmers and ranchers who use Lake Francis for livestock and irrigation. Cole Peebles, Engineer for Pondera County Canal & Reservoir Company, said "they cause bio-fouling of filter a...
Leaders of the Blackfeet Nation and U.S. Interior Department have put into effect a $471 million settlement of water rights claims for the northwestern Montana tribe that was decades in the making.
KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho. - The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office arrested 47-year-old Brett K. Anderson of Post Falls, ID Thursday after he was reported to have been hitting on-coming cars with a large poles sticking out of his own vehicle in the area of N. Meyer Rd. and Hayden Ave. When deputies arrived on scene, they discovered Anderson had stolen stole several 30-40’ long pieces of irrigation pipe from a nearby farm field and was
Water is a fundamental resource for everyone. "Water, in my estimation, is more precious than any gold you can have because you can live without gold but you can not live without water," says Rich Boyle, who owns 120 acres just east of Simms. But here in the Treasure State, the lack of water is becoming a problem. "We know there's going to be more demands for the water, just population increases put more stresses on water, subdivision development, and so on," say...
Montana Farmers Union has launched an initiative to educate its 11,000 members and anyone else willing to listen about the effects of global warming in Montana.
Bozeman makes a last-minute push to help residents conserve water just as irrigation season kicks off.
Montana's largest farm and ranch trade show is coming to Great Falls.