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Sea of Snow Geese heads Photo Credit: Dick Walker


The Glacier Country – 2018 Phenology Calendars are on sale now!

Head on over to the store to get yours today!

Have you put up a clever solution for feeding birds?

We’re always on the lookout for new and clever ways to feed our birds. If you have something to share, head over to our Feeder Ideas page and submit! Submissions may be featured in future FAS presentations and newsletters.

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Looking for Luscious Desserts!

The Dessert Auction is the big fundraiser at the Festival, and the proceeds will be used to help fund a local Flathead Audubon project – installation of a parking area for the new bird viewing area at the West Valley Ponds (to be completed this year!). Donated desserts are at the center of the Dessert […]

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Hooded Merganser at sunset Photo Credit: Dick Walker

Migratory Bird Treaty Act Threatened

by Lewis Young, Conservation Committee The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) is under attack and needs our support. In December 2017, the Trump administration issued a controversial legal opinion providing an interpretation that the law does not apply to the incidental or accidental deaths of migratory birds and in Congress, H.R. 4239—The Secure American Energy […]

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Two Montana Veteran Home residents enjoy holding a Snowy Owl pupped during the trunk program on Valentine's Day

Education Committee News – March 2018

Adopt-a-School Trunk Program and Call for Ambassadors by Gail Shay Linne, Education Chair The Education Committee formed a sub-committee to update our trunk program. We now have permanent storage for the trunks at Montana Fish and Game’s Lone Pine State Park facility, the trunks have been inventoried and items cleaned and organized, and formed the […]

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Chirps and Squawks

March 2018 Chirps and Squawks

Highlights from February 5, 2018 Board Meeting A Grants Committee has been formed with Rod Wallette, Mike Fanning, Gail Linne and Gael Bissell as members. A letter was sent to our Congressional members in support of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The education bird trunks have been relocated to Lone Pine State Park. The keynote […]

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American Three-toed Woodpecker - Photo Credit: Jake Bramante

American Three-toed Woodpecker

by Lisa Bate There’s an easy answer to the question: how many toes does an American Three-toed Woodpecker (Picoides dorsalis) have? They have three! So why give this birds such an obvious name? It turns out that having three toes in the woodpecker world is unusual; most woodpeckers have four toes. The only other woodpecker […]

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Chris Hammond

March 2018 Program

Common Loon Conservation and Management A Success Story That Began 35 Years Ago presented by Chris Hammond Join us Monday, March 12 , 7-9 PM at the Gateway West Community Room, US Highway 2 West, Kalispell, for an informative and entertaining program on loons. Chris Hammond, will discuss the history of Common Loon conservation in […]

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