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

May President’s Column

My, how time doesn’t fly when you have a winter like we’ve just had! We are being rewarded for our enforced patience now with the return of our birds of every size, color and song. And after a siege like we’ve gone through, we can even begrudgingly appreciate the ones who peck holes in the […]

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Dancing Crane - Photo Credit: John Winnie

And the Winner Is … the Sandhill Cranes!

by Kay Mitchell, Flathead Audubon President In a race to the $10,000 finish line, the FAS Flock has met its goal. Our mailbox has been full of donations large and small for one of the most worthy conservation causes the Flathead Valley has seen in many years. We received donations from all over the Flathead […]

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Dancing Crane - Photo Credit: John Winnie

West Valley Wetlands Project Fundraising Success!

by Kay Mitchell, FAS President We did it! As the Pileated Post goes to press, Flathead Audubon has just passed the $10,000 mark for our fundraising pledge to the Flathead Land Trust for the West Valley Wetlands Project. Thank you, everyone, for donating money or sale items, passing the word, supporting, and cheering each other on! […]

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Looking for incoming raptors at the Jewel Basin Hawk Watch site - Photo Credit: Jake Bramante

The Wonder of Hawkwatching

by Barbara Summer, Board Member We are so fortunate in the Flathead Valley to have the Jewel Basin Hawk Watch site right out our backdoor (and up the hill a bit…). I often look at the passion I have for being on the ridge and monitoring the migrating raptors. What is it that drives me […]

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

President’s Message – Fall 2016

Hi Birdwatching partners! I hope each of you has had a great summer, filled with feathers of every color in the rainbow. Welcome to a brand new season of Flathead Audubon. We plan to bring you a wide variety of activities based around our local Flathead birds. We have already kicked things off with our […]

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