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Articles with the Tag: Yellow Bay Biological Center

FLBS director elected to National Academy of Sciences

News from the Flathead Lake Biological Station POLSON — Flathead Lake Biological Station Director and Bierman Professor of Ecology, Jim Elser, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in scientific research. “We a...

Learn about invasive mussels Learn about invasive mussels

POLSON — “Invasive Mussels: What You Need to Know” by Tom Bansak will be Mission Mountain Audubon’s evening program on Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m. in the Polson library meeting room. Everyone is welcome. Come learn what all the fuss is about. This presentation will cover the biolo...

Speaker shares insights on tackling watershed threats

News from the Flathead Lakers Quality science, engaged citizens, and cooperation among resource management agencies are the key components needed to address threats to Flathead Lake and its watershed. That was the message shared by Rich Moy, keynote speaker at the Flathead Lakers 2018 Annual Meeting. &...

Fighting to protect the Flathead Fighting to protect the Flathead

POLSON — An impending state budget cut has forced the Flathead Basin Commission to consider alternative funding mechanisms, including a possible alliance with Lake and Flathead counties and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. The FBC is a state entity that was created in 1983 to protect the...

New Swan Lake map released

YELLOWBAY — The Bio Station has created a Swan Lake map. In partnership with the Swan Lakers and the U.S. Forest Service, proceeds from this map will go towards monitoring, research and conservation activities in Swan Lake. The new Swan Lake map is 18x24-inch on poster paper and costs $20. At present t...

FLBS lands $2 million grant

News from the University of Montana YELLOW BAY – The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station has been awarded a $2 million grant to study diversity among insects, crustaceans and other arthropods in river floodplains and how they might be affected by climate change. The f...

Historian chronicles Montana Renaissance man Morton Elrod

MISSOULA – Morton J. Elrod became the University of Montana’s first professor of biology in 1897 and founded the Flathead Lake Biological Station a few years later. Now his decades-long career as one of the state’s foremost scientific minds is the subject of a new biography titled “Mo...

Renowned oceanographer joins Bio Station

News from the University of Montana YELLOW BAY – One of the nation’s preeminent oceanographers will soon join the faculty of the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station. FLBS recently hired Matthew Church as a microbial ecologist. He will leave his post at the Univ...

Polson teacher recognized with first Lakers Education Award Polson teacher recognized with first Lakers Education Award

YELLOW BAY — Polson third grade teacher Gail Burghardt said that the Flathead Lakers’ “Becoming Watershed Stewards” student education program inspired her to adopt a more handson, inquiry-based teaching strategy, as she accepted the organization’s first Education Award. Flath...

State of the Lake: Looking good, but vigilance needed State of the Lake: Looking good, but vigilance needed

News from Flathead Lakers YELLOW BAY — Flathead Lake Biological Station Lake Ecologist Dr. Shawn Devlin presented a snapshot of the lake’s condition at the Flathead Lakers 2016 annual meeting. Devlin, who is completing a post-doctorate research and teaching position at the Biological...


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