The Upper Missouri Breaks: Deception through Rose-Colored Glasses by Nick McDaniel

As we paddled down the Upper River Breaks National Monument, I was constantly reminded of the Corps of Discovery’s observations recorded by Lewis and Clark regarding the presumably untouched wilderness. These documented observations are found plastered on papers, posters, and plaques along the Upper Missouri river bottom, in “baseline of wilderness statements” in our course

Montana Afoot and Afloat Final Presentation

October 23, 2019
MONTANA AFOOT & AFLOAT FINAL PRESENTATION: Join us Wednesday, October 23 from 5:30-7:00 PM at the UM FLAT studio to welcome our Afoot & Afloat students back to Missoula after two months in the field! Be the first to hear their stories, see their photos, and ask them questions about their remarkable journey across Montana.

Morgan Krakow: On Rivers and Holidays

Rivers and holidays are hopeful. They’re both loud and big. They draw attention and glee, and on American soil, they represent a proud history. Just as the Missouri River meanders through the continent — its headwaters in Montana so vastly different than where it meets the Mississippi in St. Louis – The Fourth of July