America’s Most Endangered Rivers® blog series: The Middle Fork Flathead: Protected and Threatened

Ben Long

Check out this blog by Ben Long.  Ben is a conservationist, father, and outdoorsman in Kalispell, Montana. He is senior program director for Resource Media.

The Middle Fork Flathead: Protected and Threatened

The Wild and Scenic Middle Fork Flathead River is the go-to fly fishing destination for many visiting Montana, but trains carrying crude oil and the lack of a safety agreement and plan could devastate this special place.

It says a lot about just how difficult conservation is when you consider that theMiddle Fork of the Flathead River in Montana is simultaneously one of the most protected rivers in America, and one of the most threatened.