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By Parker Heinlein
Outdoors Columnist 

Bowdoin Waterfowl Refuge, now just foul

 


There seems to be a bit of confusion out at the Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge. Apparently the folks in charge there – if anyone is -- thought the state’s Clean, Drain, and Dry program didn’t pertain just to boats, but to the refuge as well.

However, while the Montana program is an effort to combat aquatic invasive species, the feds appear to have taken it to another level, rendering the refuge inhospitable to nearly all species except livestock. The place has been logged, burned, grazed and dried.

Lake Bowdoin has shrunken to a putrid mud flat, so foul that the residents of Malta...



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