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Highlighting Healthy Forests and Beer's Main Ingredient-Water


MISSOULA — Oktoberfest may be over, but The Nature Conservancy and Kettlehouse Brewery have extended the season with the launch of the month-long OktoberForest  in Montana.  The campaign is making beer fans aware of the critical link between the health of America’s forests and beer’s main ingredient—water. 

 More than 90 percent of beer is water and more than 50 percent of America’s water comes from our forests.

 Montana’s forests help shade streams, lakes and snow from evaporation and keep waters cool for fish; the forest floor helps filter sediment; and tree roots help ho...

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