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Aquatic invasive species teacher workshop on Flathead Lake open to registration

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KALISPELL — Montana teachers are invited to learn about aquatic invasive species at a free workshop on Flathead Lake this fall.

Registration is open for a multi-day workshop Oct. 19-21, 2023, at the Flathead Lake Biological Station near Polson. The workshop is for K-12 science teachers to learn about aquatic invasive species and gain educational lessons and classroom activities for students. Teachers will learn from local scientists and learn how to use AIS educational trunks offered free across the state.

Deadline to apply is July 15, 2023. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To register, visit: 

This workshop is being co-hosted and organized by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, the Flathead Lake Biological Station, and Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation. Funding is provided from a DNRC grant through the Lewis and Clark Conservation District.

you need to cancel your registration, do so before Sept. 15 to receive your deposit back.

Food and lodging will be provided at the Flathead Lake Biological Station.

Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Educators will receive OPI credits (approximately 12). The lesson plans and curriculum from this workshop meet state standards.

The workshop will run from the evening of Thursday, Oct. 19, to the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 21. 

Some sessions will be outdoors and require moderate activity levels.

Questions? Contact Dillon Tabish at 406-751-4564 or

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