Private Property Rights and Public Access

What: Private Property Rights, Public Access, and the Mitchell Ditch
Where: Blackstail Station
26 S Montana St.
Dillon MT
When: 6.30 pm – 8 pm, Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Cost: Free
RSVP: To Reed Watson by December 7, 2009
Hosted by: Reed Watson, PERC Coordinator of Applied Programs and Roger Raynal, Montana Farm Bureau Water Policy Committee Chair
Contact: PERC at 406.587.9591
More information: Background

You are invited to a presentation and discussion about stream access in Montana and what it means for irrigators and private landowners. Here’s why you should attend: When the Montana Supreme Court applied the stream access law to a private irrigation ditch of the Bitterroot River, it eroded the property rights of landowners and irrigators state-wide.

Come learn what the Mitchell case means to you and what you can do to protect your rights.

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