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Activities & Field Trips

Sun
02
Apr2017

West Reserve Drive and Farm to Market Road

SPRING WATERFOWL AT THE WEST VALLEY WETLANDS

View waterfowl migration

From 9 am until 12:30 pm

Meet at West Valley School

West Reserve Drive and Farm to Market Road

FREE

Visit the West Valley Wetlands during the waterfowl migration with Flathead Audubon and Flathead Land Trust. We should see many of the Valley’s waterfowl and shorebirds during the trip. The tour will also include a stop at the current Flathead Land Trust project conserving one of these wetlands. We will meet at the West Valley School (West Reserve Dr. and Farm to Market Rd.) at 9 AM and carpool from there. We will return to the school by 12:30 PM. Be prepared for any kind of weather, its spring time in Montana! Bring binoculars and a spotting scope if you have one. If you have any questions please contact Cory Davis at 406-257-3166, or piranga99@gmail.com.

Tue
02
May2017

SWAN RIVER NATURE TRAIL STROLL WITH ANNE MORLEY

Stroll every Tuesday in May

From 10 am

Meet at Showthyme in Bigfork

FREE

Enjoy a morning spring stroll every Tuesday in May.  Meet Anne in Bigfork at 10 am at Showthyme  Restaurant  by the bench between the Playhouse and Showthyme. It is a fun morning adventure filled with native plant information and many opportunities to ID birds, so be sure to bring binoculars! For more information contact Anne at 406-886-2242. 

Sun
14
May2017

meet at the southwest corner of Gateway West Mall in Kalispell

SPRING ARRIVALS IN THE SMITH LAKE AREA

See migrating birds in the Smith Lake Area

From 8 am until 12 pm

Smith Lake

meet at the southwest corner of Gateway West Mall in Kalispell

FREE

, May 14, 8am-12pm. Join Paul Rossi and Cory Davis for a spring morning of birding west of Kalispell. We’ll drive Smith Lake Road looking for recently arrived sparrows, orioles, warblers, and other breeding migrants and then make our way to Smith Lake to look for waterfowl and wetland species. We should have a good diversity of habitats and species! Meet at the southwest corner of the Gateway Mall in Kalispell and we’ll carpool from there. Brings binocs and scopes and appropriate weather gear. For more information contact Paul Rossi 406-253-7193.

Sun
21
May2017

meet at the Columbia Falls “Park and Ride” at the junction of Hwy 206 and Hwy 2.

EXPLORING THE CAMAS ROAD IN GLACIER PARK AND THE NORTH FORK OF THE FLATHEAD RIVER

Travel along the North Fork of the Flathead River

From 8:30 am until mid afternoon

Camas and North Fork Roads

meet at the Columbia Falls “Park and Ride” at the junction of Hwy 206 and Hwy 2.

FREE

 Join Craig Hohenberger and Pete Fisher  on Sunday, May 21 from 8:30 am until mid-afternoon for an incredible day of birding along the Camas Road and looping back into Columbia Falls on the North Fork Rd along the Flathead River corridor. Diverse habitats will offer the opportunity to see an incredible number of different species from warblers and flycatchers to hawks and eagles with the possibility of catching a glimpse of an elusive Hawk Owl. Meet at 8:30 at the Columbia Falls “Park and Ride” at the junction of Hwy 206 and Hwy 2. Bring appropriate gear for weather, lunch, and optics. To sign up or for more information contact Craig, asoleado2003@yahoo.com.

 

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