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Headwaters Montana's Transboundary Project
The Transboundary Region
In the lower 48 states, only one region retains the rich diversity of plants and wildlife today that it had over 200 years ago. It’s our very own Transboundary Flathead region.
This special place straddles the U.S. - Canada border and includes the Flathead & Elk river valleys. Its melting snow supplies billions of gallons of fresh water, feeding the rivers and lakes that deliver our regional economic good fortunes.
This ecological gem is also among the most important landscapes in North America - because it is a place of such rare ecological intactness. The Transboundary Flathead stands as the last, wildest valley in the Lower 48 states. It is also threatened by climate change, increasing human population, and energy exploitation.
Headwaters Montana actively fights threats that would compromise this region water, wildlife or traditional outdoor heritage.
You can join the effort to protect the Wild Flathead by joining donating to Headwaters Montana and joining "Friends of the Flathead".
Visit the links below to learn more about the Transboudary Flathead.
~ Thank you!
- Flathead Wild Campaign
- Friends of the Flathead - Sign up!
- North Fork Preservation Association
- Flathead Basin Commission
- Flathead Coalition
- Citizens Concerned about Coal Bed Methane (CCCBM)
- Yellowstone to Yukon
Complimentary Headwaters Hat Donate $100 or more to receive one of these hats to show your support for conservation in the Flathead! ~ Thank You!
Traditional Ball Cap Flat-Head Ball Cap (Click images to enlarge!)
Have A Wilderness Story to Tell?
The Wilderness Act of 1964 marks its 50th birthday on September 20, 2014. Headwaters Montana has joined other northwest Montana voices in recognizing and celebrating this important milestone. We will present here interviews and stories from across the region from people who - like you - value our congressionally protected wilderness legacy. If you have a special story to share about wilderness, please submit your letter (500 words or less, please) here. If space and time permits we will post your story on our website and share it with the Montana wilderness community. We're sure you'll find these stories interesting and compelling.
Mark Your Calendar! The 50th Wilderness birthday party is planned for September 20, 2014, at the Flathead County Fairgrounds. Plan on attending. It will be a WILD time!