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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April 2022 Program – The Boom of Outdoor Recreation and the Importance of Promoting Sustainable Behavior

presented by Dillon Tabish At the April 11 meeting Dillon Tabish will talk about the spike in recreation interest in recent years and what Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is doing to try and expand outdoor opportunities while promoting sustainable behavior, such as Recreate Responsibly.  Dillon was born and raised in Missoula. He worked as…

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February 2022 presentation on the challenges of grassland bird conservation now available for replay!

At our February 2022 General Meeting, Dan Casey discussed his work on grasslands preservation primarily with ranchers to help grassland birds and their preferred habitats. His work entailed going from town to town, meeting with ranchers and landowners to discuss ways to help them achieve goals of feeding cattle (and keeping their lands as grazing…

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