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UM Bio Station highlights impact with marketing intern UM Bio Station highlights impact with marketing intern

   MISSOULA – The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station is a world-renowned ecological research and education center tucked along the shores of Yellow Bay, where it has operated continuously for 124 years.  To highlight its long history of impactful work and f...

Ecology, Discovery shared Ecology,  Discovery shared

YELLOW BAY — The clarity of Flathead Lake’s water is the same in 2023 as it was in 1977. This fact, emphasized Flathead Lake Biological Station Director Jim Elser, is something to be proud of. Elser, who also serves as Bierman Professor of Ecology for the University of Montana, spoke to visito...

Bio Station to hold open house

POLSON — The UM Bio Station will hold its annual free open house on Friday, Aug. 4, inviting the community in for an afternoon of learning about Flathead Lake and enjoying some outdoor fun.  The Bio Station holds annual open house events thanks to the current director, Jim Elser. He believes wh...

New program assists watershed groups in Montana New program assists watershed groups in Montana

News from the UM Bio Station MONTANA — The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station is launching a new program called Monitoring Montana Waters.  The program will provide scientific expertise, guidance and funding to citizen-led watershed groups in Montana to build ca...

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...


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