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Newspaper Articles related to Jefferson River Canoe Trail Issues
Posted here with permission of the Montana Standard.

Thomas J. Elpel and Janet.

Janet Zimmerman with Thomas J. Elpel on the 2009 Jefferson River Canoe Trail Float. Photo by Laura L. Lundquist.

The Jefferson River Canoe Trail
NEW! Following the trail: Group buys campsite 09/04/2014
Time is now to secure public access site on Jefferson River 04/18/2014
Soft Landing? 04/13/2014
The Jefferson River Canoe Trail Project February 2014
Fall Floatin': Sun and scenic views on the Jefferson River Fall 2011
Paddle the river presidential Summer 2010
The Past, Present and Future of the Jefferson River 08/27/2009
Following Lewis and Clark 07/25/2009
Group works to develop Jefferson River canoe trail 09/02/2008
Jefferson River Canoe Trail Proposed 10/18/2004

MSTI Transmission Line
National Park Service Tours Local Canoe Trail 09/15/2011

Natural Disasters
Safety in Sandbags 02/23/2011
Ice Jams Jefferson River 02/22/2011

Jefferson River Watershed Council
Protecting the Jefferson 06/19/2008

Establishing Setbacks along the Jefferson River
Jefferson River group produces builder's guide 11/30/2011
Commissioners vote against setback regulations 04/08/2006
On the Jefferson: Sprawl Prompts Study of Setbacks 10/26/2011

Possible Fishing Access Site Disposal
Fishing access sites coud be sold, traded 01/20/2003
FWP will protect fishing access 04/16/2003

Access from River Bridges
AG opinion: Public can fish Ruby River from bridge 06/06/2000
Fishing access battle continues 01/12/2004
The bridges of Madison County 01/22/2004
Signs, electric fences spark access debate 03/23/2004
River access dispute drags on 04/07/2004
Bridge access policy set 04/24/2004
Madison commissioner stands by bridge resolution 05/15/2004
Madison County Drops Bridge Policy 10/23/2005
Bridge Battle 03/21/2007

Montana's Stream Access Law
Landowners challenge state's stream access law 06/14/2000
Groups rally to preserve access to state waters 07/27/2000
Judge backs state case on stream access 12/14/2000
State's stream access law stands 01/05/2001
Stream Access Law -- Landowners challenges fading away 01/06/2001
Stream access law upheld 12/27/2002
Stream access law upheld 05/28/2003
Montana's stream access law appreciated in its 20th year 05/02/2005
Montana stream law still hot 08/13/2005
Rivers to stay open, AG says 04/01/2007

Conservation Issues
Northern Pike found in Jefferson 04/18/2009
New Jefferson River rules address declines in trout 03/17/2005
Group eyes slough as home for trout 12/14/2004
'Forgotten fork' Anglers give Jefferson another look 10/03/2003
Big Hole, Jefferson win conservation grants 03/02/2003
Federal natural resources chief takes close look at Jefferson River 05/08/2004

Recreation on the Madison River
Bear Trap Canyon 09/12/2001

Lewis & Clark in the Missouri Headwaters Region
Lewis and Clark in southwest Montana 07/10/2002
Dugout Diaries 06/29/2005
200 years to the day 07/31/2005
William Clark heaped praise on Big Hole Valley two centuries ago 07/08/2006

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