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"A t Painted Rocks we found that we actually have 12 different species. ... We found that we recorded calls every night of the year. This site turned out to be one of the most active in Montana."

Bitterroot National Forest wildlife biologist Andrea Shortsleeve, about the information gleaned from a site at Painted Rocks Reservoir about bat species in the Montana valley.
- Ravalli Republic

On The Bookshelf
Barbara Theroux of Fact & Fiction provides guides for a summer of exploring Montana, the West


Mountain West Perspectives
New report highlights opportunities in the Colorado River Basin
New report highlights opportunities in the Colorado River Basin


Mountain West Voices
Hear weekly stories from the Rocky Mountain West as gathered by Clay Scott

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