MINES AND MINING
47-1323. Dredge mining of water bodies making up the national wild and scenic rivers system prohibited. Dredge mining in any form shall be prohibited on:
(1) The middle fork of the Clearwater river, from the town of Kooskia upstream to the town of Lowell; the Lochsa river from its junction with the Selway at Lowell forming the middle fork, upstream to the Powell ranger station; and the Selway river from Lowell upstream to its origin;
(2) The middle fork of the Salmon river, from its origin to its confluence with the main Salmon river;
(3) The St. Joe river, including tributaries, from its origin to its confluence with Coeur d’Alene lake, except for the St. Maries river and its tributaries.
[47-1323, added 1970, ch. 244, sec. 1, p. 659; am. 1977, ch. 114, sec. 1, p. 246.]