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American Rivers has teamed up with the Missoula Writing Collaborative by a novel partnership to encourage inventive placemaking by “ekphrastic poetry”—poetry impressed by nature pictures. Utilizing images of water—dashing torrents, placid swimming pools, swirling eddies, and burbling currents—Seventh-grade college students at Missoula, Montana’s C.S. Porter College authored poems about seven of the 57 Western Montana waterways America Rivers seeks to guard by the continuing Lolo Nationwide ForestPlan Revision Nand future Bitterroot Nationwide Forest Plan Revision.

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