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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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Northern Goshawk juvenile - Photo Credit: BJ Worth

Jewel Basin Hawk Watch 2016 – A Great First Half

By Dan Casey This fall season marks the 9th year of full-time surveys at the Jewel Basin Hawk Watch, and the second year with Flathead Audubon as the primary sponsor of the effort. Thursday, Oct. 13th marked the 31st survey of the 2016 season, bringing us to 2,417 birds counted. We were on a record […]

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Snappy's Osprey with eggs - Photo Courtesy of Snappy's Sport Center

Snappy’s Sport Senter Web Cam

by Doug MacCarter In 2014 Mr. Lupton (store owner) and I discussed the possibility of erecting an Osprey platform behind Snappy’s fish pond. In 2015 a web cam atop a 60 foot platform was constructed. However, It wasn’t until April of 2016 that Snappy’s became a proud home for its first breeding pair of Ospreys. […]

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