BCSA investment in the future
Letter to the Editor
November 25, 2021
The Blackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act was introduced to Congress by Montana Senator Jon Tester and is a wonderful example of how legislation can unite various groups to solve local problems. The bill is the culmination of a 15-year effort by a diverse set of Montanans: environmentalists, timber producers, conservationists, recreation management, local businesses, politicians and the public.
The bill would first serve to defend the Blackwater River and its most important tributaries, as well as secure and expand protections to the Blackfoot and Clearwater Valleys. The BCSA would broaden...