Jean Robocker Tribute in Flathead Beacon

“The Secret to Life is Chickens” is a lovely remembrance of Jean Rocker that appeared recently in the Flathead Beacon (Nov 3, p. 31). It can be viewed in digital form at https://flatheadbeacon.com/e-edition/11_03_2021/mobile/index.html#p=31. The family has announced that no services are planned. They suggest that instead of sending flowers, folks “send remembrances to Audubon Society…

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Pat Jaquith receives Conservation Achievement Award for volunteering

by Denny Olson and Pam Willison Pat Jaquith was born and raised on a small family dairy farm in Vermont.  She says she spent every spare moment (and there weren’t many) studying plants and other natural wonders in the woods on their property.  As a result, she fell in love with wild orchids at a…

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2021 Flathead Audubon Elections

After being postponed due to the pandemic, the 2021 elections will be held during the September 13 meeting which will be held digitally. The candidates running for President, Vice President, and several director positions are described below. OFFICER CANDIDATES President – Cory Davis. I am very excited to be the next FAS President after serving…

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Kalispell CBC 2020 Results

by Pete Fisher The 22nd Kalispell Christmas Bird Count held on Sunday, January 3, 2021, recorded a total of 77 species, a number which is about average for this count. Highlights included the first ever Canvasback (small slough at southern end of Woodland Avenue) and first ever Short-eared Owl (hunting at dusk in West Valley…

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