Berkeley Pit Tours Available

Would your class like to research the Berkeley Pit for a school project? Interested in arranging a tour for your class? PitWatch can help. Send an email expressing your interest to info@pitwatch.org and the Berkeley Pit Public Education Committee can help arrange a tour with Montana Resources, as well as bring in volunteer scientists and technical professionals working on Berkeley […]

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Since 1997, the Berkeley Pit Public Education Committee has given awards, including cash and scholarships, at annual Montana Tech Science & Engineering Fairs to students with projects that explore topics related to the Berkeley Pit. Are you interested in doing a science project on the Berkeley Pit or a related issue? Would you like to research the Berkeley Pit for […]

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The Clark Fork Watershed Education Program (CFWEP) has been a leading provider of environmental and restoration education programs and services in western Montana since 2005. Based at the Montana Tech Institute for Educational Opportunities in Butte, Montana, CFWEP offers multi-disciplinary science and history programs for schools, teachers, and students in and around the Upper Clark Fork Basin. CFWEP also offers […]

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Two Butte students – Alexandra Antonioli and Kels Phelps – have taken their school science projects to the highest levels of success. After claiming local awards from the Pit Committee, their impressive work has earned national awards and scholarships for their continuing education. Alexandra, a Butte High senior, has spent most of her educational career working on science fair projects […]

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Meet Our 2002 Science Fair Winners


PitWatch Issue Volume 7, Number 1 The Committee awarded $50 savings bonds to the four grade-school students and a $250 bond to the high school student. Their science fair projects all explored important topics related to the Berkeley Pit. Congratulations to everyone who competed in the Fair, and keep up the good work! Remember, the Committee will offer awards again […]

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