Highlights from November 5th, 2018 Board Meeting

  • Laura Katzman and Paul Travis of Flathead Land Trust gave a presentation about the Flathead River Conservation Project. They are working on fundraising to match large grants to fund their project. The area provides habitat for about 150 bird species.
  • The Education Committee met in Whitefish at the Center for Sustainability, where they did some work on the school ambassador program and the new chickadee trunk, and clarified their priorities for the year. In addition, Denny Olson has worked with students of the Montessori school to flag the new location of the connector trail and is completing the DNRC application in order to receive approval so work can begin on the trail.
  • The Membership committee wants to remind you to renew your membership, if you haven’t yet.
  • Christmas Bird Counts in Bigfork and Kalispell will be the December program and field trips.
  • The Website Committee has done some work to make our website easier to view through mobile viewing and to improve the organization of menu items.
  • The Grants Committee is starting work on grants for the next year.


The U.S. Postal Service celebrates four of winter’s winged beauties with the Birds in Winter Forever stamps. The stamps feature the Black-capped Chickadee, the Northern Cardinal, the Blue Jay, and the Red-bellied Woodpecker.