Flathead Valley Bird Report – May 2022

by Dan Casey Rare and Notables – March-April Although mid-April snows reminded us that winter was not entirely over, winter resident bird species such as Snowy Owl and Bohemian Waxwing departed, and spring migrants (swallows, cranes, waterfowl, shorebirds and more) continued to arrive on schedule throughout the period. Snow Geese were seen throughout the valley,…

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May 2022 Program – Shrimp, Salmon and Trout: Invasive Chowder in Flathead Lake

presented by Tom Bansak Tom Bansak will talk about Flathead Lake ecology in the context of the dramatic changes to Flathead Lake’s food web due to introduced and invasive species, and the role that fisheries management has played. Tom is a freshwater ecologist at the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station who currently serves…

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Auction items available at 2022 May annual meeting

Our Annual Meeting is coming up May 9th with Potluck and Silent Auction in the Gathering Place, Gateway East and United Way. Over the last two years, we have accumulated many cool items such as rare books, limited edition prints, original paintings, and outstanding photos! Below are our highlights but all of these items can…

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