Coming Up

THURSDAY, APRIL 27TH, 6-8PM
Era of Megafires

At Seeley Lake Community Hall, 3248 MT Highway 83, Seeley Lake

Fire and landscape ecologist Dr. Paul Hassburg will present compelling videos and photos, describing why forest conditions throughout the West are now conducive to megafires, what’s at stake, and how we can tackle the problem. Free BBQ prior to the presentation.

Research Ecologist, Paul Hessburg, Presents A Multi-Media Event Created by North 40 Productions

6 PM: INFO BOOTHS & FREE BBQ HOSTED BY SEELEY LAKE FIRE DEPARTMENT
7 PM: SHOWING OF ERA OF MEGAFIRES
8 PM: Q&A WITH HESSBURG & LOCAL EXPERTS

MORE INFO: http://bit.ly/2n3wZqp OR Jenny @ 754-0034/Cory @ 244-2384

 

 

Friday, May 5th, 7 PM
Bud's Place

At Swan Valley Community Hall, Condon
Co-hosted with Alpine Artisans and Upper Swan Valley Historical Society

USFS District Ranger, soldier, fur trapper, wilderness advocate, and Condon resident Bud Moore, is featured in a 60 minute film by George Sibley. Q&A following the film with Bud’s son, Bill Moore.

Contact us for details →

 


A creature of wilderness:
Documentary recounts remarkable life of Bud Moore

By ROB CHANEY of the Missoulian, March 11, 2017

Bud Moore spent much more time in the mountains than he did in school.

The man who reached eighth grade at the one-room Woodside Elementary School in six years went on to retire as the chief of fire and aviation for the U.S. Forest Service with an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Montana. He learned from running traplines in the Bitterroot Mountains, leading U.S. Marines through World War II battles, fighting forest fires throughout the Rocky Mountains and embracing contradictions all the way...

CONTINUE READING →

 
 

 

WILDLIFE IN THE WEST
May 22 - July 1, 2017

A 9-credit college field program on the ecology and management of endangered species in Montana’s working landscapes.

 
 
 

 

Tuesday, May 30th, 9 am
Grounds and Adopt-A-Highway Clean-Up

At Condon Work Center
Lunch provided!


Saturday, June 3rd, 12-4 PM
Swan Valley Bear Resources' Bear Fair

At Swan Valley Community Hall, Condon

Learn about living with bears. Details to be announced


Swan Lands Coordinating Network Annual Meeting
Thursday, June 22nd, 1-5 pm, Potluck 5-7 PM

At Swan Valley Community Hall, Condon


Swan Valley Connections’ Summer Celebration
Thursday, July 20th, Condon

Save-the-Date! Square-dancing with The Beet Tops. Additional information to be announced.


Previous 2017 Events

 

APRIL 20
Spring Bear Wake-up Social

 
 

MARCH 9
Last Stand: Mountain Caribou and the Inland Rainforest

FEBRUARY 3
Wild Skies

 

2016 Events

 

DECEMBER 7
Holiday Open House

NOVEMBER 18
Crown of the Continent Traverse

OCTOBER 20
Southwest Crown Collaborative Rare Carnivore Monitoring Update

OCTOBER 18
A Walk in the Woods Tour

 

 

AUGUST 31
Open House on Draft Flathead National Forest Plan

IMAGE: Kathy Koors

AUGUST 29-NOVEMBER 1
Landscape & Livelihood
A Fall Field Semester

AUGUST 20
Swan Valley Shintangle Fundraiser
@ 33 Bar Ranch

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AUGUST 18
Moose - Evening Program

 

AUGUST 11, 12 AND 19
Forest Stewardship Workshop

AUGUST 11
2015 Hunting Season Review - Evening Program

JULY 26-29
Wildlife Explorers' Summer Camp

JULY 26
MUSSEL DOGS - Evening Program @ the Holland Lake Day Use Area

 

JULY 16-17
Animal Tracks & Sign Weekend Workshop

JUNE 18
Mission Mountains Wilderness Trail Clearing Day

JUNE 4
Swan Valley Bear Resources' Bear Fair

JUNE 1
Condon Work Center and Highway Cleanup Day

 
 

MAY 25
Owl Creek Restoration Project Tour

MAY 24
Tuesday Toast @ Flathead Lake Brewing Co.

MAY 20-JUNE 29
Wildlife in the West
A Summer Field Program

MAY 14
Beck Creek Garden’s Volunteer Work Day

 
 

APRIL 8
Swan Valley Bear Resources' Spring Bear Wake-Up Social

APRIL 4
Swan Trails Map Project