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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Lake Biological Station

Briefs for July 18, 2018

Locals graduate from MSU News from Montana State University BOZEMAN – Students from the following local hometowns were among the 1,561 Montana State University undergraduates who received diplomas during MSU’s 2018 spring commencement ceremony held May 5 in Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. ...

Council recommends eDNA testing, policies  

News from the Montana Invasive Species Council                                                    HELENA – The Montana Invasive Species Council (MISC) issued recommenda...

UM Bio Station researchers make astonishing discovery with DNA tracking device UM Bio Station researchers make astonishing discovery with DNA tracking device

MISSOULA – In mid-April, a team of University of Montana researchers from the Flathead Lake Biological Station traveled to the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in southern Nevada to conduct field tests on a new, cutting-edge device called the “DNA Tracker.” The group consisted of FLBS ...

Ravalli watercraft check station soon to be open 24/7 Ravalli watercraft check station soon to be open 24/7

PABLO – The Flathead Basin Commission recently met to discuss a number of things pertaining to the protection of the quality of the entire Flathead Lake with aquatic invasive species at the forefront of the discussion. The meeting was held on Wednesday, April 25, at the Confederated Salish and Kootenai...

Flathead Lake Biological Station hosts Salish Kootenai College STEM Academy students Flathead Lake Biological Station hosts Salish Kootenai College STEM Academy students

Students from the Salish Kootenai College STEM Academy looked in awe at the beating heart of the water flea. Holly Church, the education coordinator at the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station, had magnified the tiny aquatic creature 100 times using a digital microscope. Earlier ...

Considering consequences Considering consequences

 YELLOW BAY – Maggie Burnham asked a group of middle school students to imagine they were scraping quagga mussel shells off a dock or other surface during a field trip workshop at the Flathead Lake Biological Station on Thursday.  She handed them wooden boards with macaroni solidly glued t...

Science panel to assist state in use of eDNA testing for mussel identification 

News from the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation                                      HELENA –  The Montana Invasive Species Council (MISC), in coordination with Montana Fish, ...

Join community mussel walk

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks BIGFORK – Montana State Parks will co-host “Flathead Lake Community Mussel Walk” at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, at Flathead Lake State Park – Wayfarers Unit. Join the Flathead Lakers, the Flathead Lake Biological Station, and the ...

SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders SKC marks 40th anniversary by honoring founders

CORWIN (CORKY) CLAIRMONT “Art provides a powerful connection to our culture and gives us a way to share it with the world.” Corwin “Corky” Clairmont is an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Clairmont was born in Saint Ignatius, and currently resi...

GPCF awards $26,100 to local non-profits GPCF awards $26,100 to local non-profits

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation POLSON —   Thanks to the generosity of Greater Polson Community Foundation (GPCF) donors, a total of $468,600 has been awarded to worthy needs and projects in our community from 2009 through mid 2017.  The Greater Polson Community Foun...


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