1 min 59 sec
Perhaps few fishing guides, if any, know the trout fishing around West Yellowstone, Montana better than Craig Matthews. But Matthews has witnessed a climate trend for Montana over the decades he's fished that, if it continues unchecked, looks to pose serious, measurable threats to Big Sky country and its iconic trout. Climate Central interviewed Matthews while producing our Montana story for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS.
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TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
This video provides a real world example of how climate change is impacting not only ecosystems but livelihoods. It is focuses on Montana, but it would be a useful watch for a class located virtually anywhere.
Assessment is at the discretion of the educator as to how the video is applied and the expectations after viewing it.
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