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Looking at Sandhills in West Valley - Photo Credit: Flathead Land Trust

Field Trip Report: Sandhill Crane Tour

By Cory Davis. On Saturday, October 7, twenty-six hardy folks participated in a Sandhill Crane Watching Tour at the West Valley Wetlands just northwest of Kalispell. Denny Olson of Flathead Audubon led the trip that was co-sponsored by Flathead Land Trust, Flathead Audubon and the West Valley Naturalist’s Association. The participants weathered some cold, windy […]

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President Kay Mitchell at 2016 Potluck - Photo Credit: Linda Winnie

September President’s Column

Hello, everyone and welcome to our new Audubon year! I’m pleased to bring you a lot of “news!” Your officers and board members do listen to you, and not just to figure out what kind of a “bird” you are! Last year, you told us that the meetings were running too long. Point well taken. […]

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Photo Credit: Montana Peregrine Institute

September 2017 Program

Montana Peregrine Falcon Survey. Presented by Jay Sumner. The September 11 meeting of Flathead Audubon will feature a program on Montana’s Peregrine Falcons by Jay Sumner of the Montana Peregrine Institute. The Peregrine Falcon, considered by most authorities to be the fastest animal on this planet, was almost extinct in Montana in the early 1980’s. […]

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FAS on Parade - Photo Credit: Bob Smith

Flathead Audubon Marches in Bigfork 4th of July parade

  By Paula Smith. Flathead Audubon made its inaugural march in Bigfork’s annual parade on July 4, 2017! Donning costumes from FAS education trunks and carrying signs about our activities, a dozen members and friends plunged into the 6,000 to 7,000 spectators estimated to line Grand and Electric Avenues.       Our little and […]

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Boat tour on Flathead Lake - Photo Credit: Doug MacCarter

Trip to Flathead Lake Bio Station

By Doug MacCarter. On a beautiful June 19th, fifteen scientifically curious folks met at the Flathead Lake Biological Station to learn about birds and research conducted at the University of Montana’s field station at Yellow Bay. The group was met first by field trip leader Doug MacCarter, and later by the Station Assistant Director Tom […]

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