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Explore Helena’s History Hikes

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Explore Helena’s History Hikes! The Montana History Foundation is leading a series of guided experiences through Helena’s historical downtown in order to connect residents and visitors with the city’s rich heritage. Take a guided 2 mile hike up Mt. Helena and learn about the colorful characters that helped shape the town. Wander the remnants of […]

Birds and Burns – Who Benefits?

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Birds and burns – who benefits? We all hope the birds are beating the heat and finding plenty of habitat in which to live and forage. Especially with a record number of fires burning in the West this summer. There are numerous species that make the most of the aftermath of a forest fire. For […]

Be Sure to Keep Bird Baths and Feeders Clean!

Monday, July 26th, 2021

If you are putting out bird baths and feeders this summer, you must keep them clean. This summer has been especially tough for birds. Rapid mortality rates have been reported, especially in the Eastern United States among songbirds. Causes of these infections are being investigated, but still unknown.
Be sure to disinfect birds baths and feeders […]

Falcons of North America Second Edition Now Available

Friday, June 18th, 2021

Falcons of North America Second Edition is Birds & Beasleys’ featured product this month! Renowned raptor advocate and environmental educator Kate Davis expertly details the lives of the six North American species of true falcons, along with their subspecies.
Fast, fierce, bold, and beautiful a falcon in flight is one of the most thrilling sights in nature. […]

Live Bird Cams

Friday, June 18th, 2021

Did you know Cornell Lab has live bird cams featuring different birds from around the world? Want to see inside a bird’s nest?
Check out these awesome live camera feeds of on Cornell’s website and get a glimpse into the life of a bird! You’ll never be bored again: Live Bird Cams

The Montana Farm to School Summit

Friday, June 18th, 2021

The Montana Farm to School Summit: Digging Deeper will be held August 11-12, 2021 in Helena, Montana. The summit will offer children and their educators an in-person conference to explore local foods, gardening, nutrition, agriculture, and food education.
National and Montana farm to school champions will share their stories and experiences! Above all, sharing will inspire […]

Montana Master Naturalist Program

Friday, June 18th, 2021

Have you heard about The Montana Master Naturalist Program? You can spend a week in Nature’s classroom learning about the ecology of your area.
The Master Naturalist Program brings together those who appreciate the outdoors. It is also for those who want to deepen their understanding of local flora, fauna and ecosystems.
Hosted by the Montana Natural […]

Keep Wildlife Safe This 4th of July

Friday, June 18th, 2021

Keep wildlife safe this 4th of July! Independence Day is fast approaching, which undoubtedly means an evening of fireworks and reverberation throughout the country. These disturbances can be very costly to wildlife, especially nesting birds.
Click here to read some tips and information on how to be more considerate of the natural environment around you this […]

‘Soar With Bats’ Exhibit at ExplorationWorks

Friday, June 18th, 2021

ExplorationWorks in downtown Helena is back in action with an awesome new exhibit! ‘Soar with Bats’ runs from June-September 2021. It is designed to help you learn about bat science, the importance of these amazing little creatures to human culture, and even features live bats!
If you really want to see bats up close, Birds and […]

The Spring Meadow Triathlon is on June 6th

Monday, May 17th, 2021

The Spring Meadow Triathlon is Sunday, June 6th, 2021.
This spirited event takes place at Spring Meadow Lake State Park where you can swim in a spring-fed lake, bike a rolling, paved road and run a trail course all in one day!
Register yourself for the race, sign up as a team or just attend to show […]

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