Coming Up

WILDLIFE IN THE WEST

May 21st - Jun 30th

9 Upper-Division semester credits from the University of Montana

Experience ecology and management of endangered species in Montana’s working landscapes.

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COMMUNITY POTLUCK DINNER

WED, jun 6TH, 6 PM
AT SWAN VALLEY COMMUNITY HALL

PRESENTATION ON RECREATIONAL TRAILS

 
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Swan Valley Connections' June Community Potluck Dinner will feature a presentation by Daughters of the Son Backcountry Rangers on Recreational Trails in the Swan.

Swan Valley Connections monthly potlucks are held on the first Wednesday of every month at the Swan Valley Community Hall. This is a time for all community members to come together, share food, and learn from one another!

Doors open at 5:30, Potluck dinner at 6:00, Presentation at 6:30, Get to know your neighbors at 7:00! Free. Everyone is welcome.

Contact Rebecca at 406.754.3137 or rebecca@svconnections.org for more information, or if you would like to be a presenter at future potlucks.

 
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Bear Fair - Learn about living with Bears

SAT, JUN 9th, 12-4 pm
At Swan River Community Hall, 115 Swan River Road, Bigfork

This community event will help people learn about grizzly bear behavior, biology, and conflict management. Presentations will be given by grizzly bear management specialist Tim Manley, and grizzly bear research biologist Cecily Costello (MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks). Bear management experts, professionals, organizations, and companies will also be available to provide information. Kids activities! Free pizza and beer 'till gone!

Swan Valley Bear Resources offers resources, experience, and expertise to help prevent bear conflicts on private and public properties in the Swan Valley. For more information visit SwanValleyConnections.org/swan-valley-bear-resources/ or call 406.754.3137.

 
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Campfire Talks at Holland Lake Beach

FRI, Jul 6th
Aquatic Invasive Species

FRI, Jul 13TH
Native Fish of the Swan

FRI, Jul 20th
Wildlife Safety in Bear Country

FRI, Jul 27th
To Be Announced


COMMUNITY POTLUCK DINNER

WED, Aug 1st, 6 pm
At SWAN VALLEY COMMUNITY HALL

Presentation on Forests and fires


LANDSCAPE & LIVELIHOOD


Aug 27th - Nov 2nd

16 Upper-Division semester credits from the University of Montana

Explore ecology and community-based conservation solutions in western Montana.

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COMMUNITY POTLUCK DINNER

WED, SEPT 5TH, 6 PM
AT SWAN VALLEY COMMUNITY HALL

PRESENTATION ON Bears and Berries


COMMUNITY POTLUCK DINNER

WED, OCT 3rd, 6 pm
At SWAN VALLEY COMMUNITY HALL

Presentation on the History of schools in the Swan


COMMUNITY POTLUCK DINNER

WED, nov 7th, 6 pm
At SWAN VALLEY COMMUNITY HALL

Presentation on avalanche awareness


COMMUNITY POTLUCK DINNER

WED, DEC 5th, 6 pm
At SWAN VALLEY COMMUNITY HALL

Live Music & Year End Celebration


Previous 2018 Events

 
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MAY 16
Forest Insect and Disease Workshop

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MAY 12
Swan Valley Bird Count

 
 
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MAY 2
Community Potluck Dinner
Presentation on Amphibians and Reptiles by Matt Bell, MT Land Reliance

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APR 12
Spring Bear Wake-up Social

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APR 4
Community Potluck Dinner
Presentation on Forest Carnivores by Luke Lamar and Mike Mayernik

 
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MAR 3
Community Potluck Dinner
Presentation on Bark Beetle Repellents by Leanna Grubaugh and Allen Branine

MAR 3
Animal Track & Sign Clinic

 
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FEB 7

Community Potluck Dinner
Presentation on The Crown of the Continent by Rick Graetz

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JAN 27

Wildlife & Winter Ecology Walk with Montana Wilderness Association

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JAN 3

Community Potluck Dinner
Flathead National Forest presentation
on Final Draft Forest Plan


2017 Events

 
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DEC 16
118th Audubon Christmas Bird Count

 
 

DEC 6
Celebrating 20 Years!

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AUG 28-NOV 3
Landscape & Livelihood

AUG 11
Seed Saving Workshop

JUL 22
Bat Walk

 

JUL 20
Shintangle

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JUL 13
Wildflowers

JUN 28
Mushrooms of Nepal

JUN 22
Swan Lands Coordinating Network Annual Meeting

 

JUN 3
Bear Fair

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MAY 30
Condon Work Center and Highway Clean-up Day

MAY 22 - JUL 1
Wildlife in the West

MAY 5
Bud's Place

 

APR 27
Era of Megafires

APR 20
Spring Bear Wake-up Social

MAR 9
Last Stand: Mountain Caribou and the Inland Rainforest

FEB 3
Wild Skies