24 Apr '11, 4pm

Conservationists, the Olympics, and a porcupine keep MTR #coal mining out of a #wildlife paradise

Conservationists, the Olympics, and a porcupine keep MTR #coal mining out of a #wildlife paradise

Activists with the Sierra Club BC and Friends of Flathead are doing their best to keep that miracle alive. Meanwhile, we wanted to experience it ourselves. "The adventure starts when you leave the car," Greg said as we pedaled away from his truck at an abandoned international border crossing by the Flathead River. On cue, a bull elk bounded across the road ahead of us. Wildlife biologist John Weaver has described this valley as the single most important basin for carnivores in the Rocky Mountains; judging from the profusion of droppings we dodged on the road, we can confirm that the animals were eating well. After a dozen miles, with our camping gear and five days' worth of food rolling behind us in single-wheel bike trailers (a big improvement on panniers), we pulled up to a grassy riverside spot, pitched our mesh tents under a clear sky, and fell asleep to the sounds of ...

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