The first day of spring has come and gone on the calendar, which means that here in Montana, we’re just getting through mud season and the last errant snowstorms. While we hem and haw over how to dress for the weather this time of year brings, the birds have already made up their minds and […]
Recent news that North America’s bird populations have declined by some 3 million birds is a stark reminder that we must focus our attention on the continent’s most critical bird habitats. Riparian wetlands comprise less than 3 percent of the entire Western United States, yet support almost 90 percent of bird species during portions of […]
Out-of-staters and Montanans alike tend to flock to the western half of the state in search of scenery and wildlife. The chance to see towering mountains and large wildlife species like Grizzly Bears and Mountain Goats are obvious draws, but Eastern Montana should not be underestimated for beautiful views or the chance to see wildlife.