Endangered waters : interdependency on Montana's Big Hole River
Davis, Benjamin Avery
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The Big Hole River brings life to this arid region of southwestern Montana, but its stream flows annually reach detrimentally low levels. The causes behind the low-flow levels are a direct reflection of Euro-American impacts dating back to the early nineteenth century. This is a story of dependency and scarcity, which presently makes the river the source of political conflict.