Some of the prettiest waterways in our region could also be the richest in other ways.
Hard-money ways, because of potentially valuable mineral contents.
And miners have shown an interest in extracting some of the hard-rock riches of the streams.
Which is why environmental groups including KS Wild just delivered thousands of letters to federal agencies, requesting a mineral withdrawal.
The withdrawal would declare key streams off-limits to mining.
KS Wild's Morgan Lindsay joins us to talk about which streams are targeted--both for mining, and for protection.