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February 2018 Chirps and Squawks

Highlights from January 2, 2018 Board Meeting Because FAS made only about $4,000 from the 2018 calendar sales we will not produce another phenology calendar next year. FAS plans to apply for inclusion in the Great Fish Challenge sponsored by the Whitefish Community Foundation. No Birdathon is planned for this year because FAS is hosting […]

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Kari Gabriel - Photo Credit: Sue Hagen

February 2018 Program

Kari Gabriel, Montana Bird Lady The Montana Bird Lady, Kari Gabriel, will be the featured speaker at the Monday, February 12 meeting, 7-9 PM at the Gateway West Community Room, US Highway 2 West, Kalispell. Kari Gabriel has been working as a raptor educator, trainer and rehabilitator since 1991, following a life-long dream of working […]

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Chirps and Squawks

January 2018 Chirps and Squawks

Highlights from December 4, 2017 Board Meeting The field trip schedule for the Montana Audubon Bird Festival is complete and will be sent to Helena by January 1, 2018. A grant application for the purchase of an iPad for the Hawk Watch was discussed. A work party is cutting the invasive species, European highbush cranberry, […]

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Black-backed Woodpecker on Fire-killed Tree - Photo Credit: Audubon

January 2018 Program

Wildfires in Western Montana Presented by Rick Trembath Flathead Audubon will have a special program on Monday, January 8 by Bigfork resident, Rick Trembath. He will provide a historical perspective on wild fires and how they affect flora and fauna based on fire intensities and behavior. Other fire-related topics include: how forest fires burn; forest fire […]

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Ed Prach and Barbara Boorman - Photo Credit: Barbara Boorman

Remembering Ed Prach (Oct 1923-June 2017)

by Linda Winnie and Barb Boorman Long-time Flathead Audubon member Ed Prach passed away this past June in California. He was 94. Ed was for many years a regular participant in Flathead Audubon, and well known in the Flathead as one of Glacier’s premier hikers. Ed first came to the Flathead to work on the […]

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Big Snowy Owl Photo Credit: Karen Lindsey

Flathead Valley Winter Solstice Gathering

by Jill and Mike Fanning December 21st, 5:30 PM, Lawrence Park in Kalispell Join with your neighbors from this valley to honor the earth on the Winter Solstice. The longest night of the year calls us to honor winter, the time of healing and rest for our fragile planet. We will respect those who came […]

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