Flathead Recon receives Conservation Achievement Recognition

Glass recycling in the Flathead Valley has been difficult in recent years for many reasons, but one local company has been trying to change that. Using as their business mantra “Divert good materials from the landfill”, Flathead Recon is northwest Montana’s only glass pulverizing resource. Owner Dave Fischlowitz believes recycling should be done locally. After…

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Flathead Audubon Premieres New Video Series!

by Denny Olson In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we decided to take our Conservation Education Program in a “virtually” entertaining direction, with a both light-hearted and serious video series, with our primary bird education messages front and center.  Professor Avian Guano, Bir.D. is our eccentric, slightly off-the-wall narrator — doing his own brand of “edu-tainment”…

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Conservation Corner – December 2020

by Carole Jorgensen DEAD WOOD Before you remove or burn those dead trees or brush piles, think about the critters that live there. Dead wood (standing and down dead trees and logs, bark, stumps and roots) creates a complex community storing carbon, moisture, invertebrates and fungi. Primary excavators such as woodpeckers, create cavities for nesting…

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