Montana Resources

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Montana Resources:

Montana Resources

Mining:

Mining Precious metals have been mined for many years in Montana. Gold, silver, and copper were primary metals mined. There have been many impacts to the environment as a result of many years of mining. Restoration is still being worked on in areas. There is still active mines located throughout the state. Tougher environmental laws today help protect the environment.

Timber:

Timber There are a variety of types of trees in Montana. These are some of the main types. Ponderosa Pine: This is the state tree of Montana. Spruce Douglas Fir Lodge Pole Pine Cedar Larch

Agriculture:

Agriculture Montana has many acres of ranch and farm land. Wheat and cattle are often raised on Montana ranches. A variety of other crops are also produced. Agriculture contributes to the state’s economy.

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