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Denny Olson

Conservation Educator’s Niche – February 2018

by Denny Olson We are about to transition into the traditional winter-spring conservation education schedule – Great Backyard Bird Count with at least two different schools, FVCC Senior Institute Birds of NW Montana for six weeks, four weeks of the Beauty of Birds class for the general public at Flathead High School (Wednesday evenings), Earth […]

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Northern Goshawk juvenile - Photo Credit: BJ Worth

Jewel Basin 2017 – Anything but Average

by Dan Casey The 10th annual hawk migration survey at the Jewel Basin got off to a roaring start; we recorded birds at record rates from late August through Sept. 22nd. But just as we hit our usual peak season, the snows started to fall. As much as we welcomed the early season snow following […]

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Past FAS Presidents, May 2017 - Photo Credit: John Winnie Sr.

2017 Annual May Potluck Meeting Recap

by Marylane Pannell The annual potluck dinner and meeting of the Flathead Audubon Society was held on May 8, 2017 at the Whitefish Community Center. In celebration of Flathead Audubon’s 40th Birthday, Kay Mitchell and Linda Winnie introduced the eleven former FAS Presidents and five former FAS Newsletter Editors who were present at the meeting. […]

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Osprey - Photo Credit: John Winnie

May 2017 Program

Ospreys and What They Tell Us About the Environment Presented By Erick Greene The May 8, 2017 Flathead Audubon meeting will have a special program on Ospreys presented by Erick Greene, professor in the Division of Biological Sciences and the Wildlife Biology Program. His program will provide interesting information about these amazing fishing raptors that […]

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Overlook in Owen Sowerwine Natural Area

New Flathead Audubon Educational Trunk!

Riparian Wetlands: Birds and the River Through a grant from the Montana Department of Environmental Quality, we have produced an extensive new educational trunk for educators and their students dealing with the importance of wetlands – specifically rivers and their importance to birds. The trunk has a sequential series of (fun!) activities that build on […]

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