Polson Chamber of Commerce’s Calendar


Jun
5
Tue
Science on Tap @ Flathead Lake Brewing Co.
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm

“Moose Population Ecology and Management in Montana”

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks began research in 2013 to better understand moose population ecology and develop effective tools to track populations on Montana. Jess Newby, from the Montana Moose Project, will present highlights of this research to date along with a more general discussion of moose ecology.

$1 from every pint of beer sold between 5 and 8 will be donated to the Flathead Lakers and the Flathead Lake Biological Station. Thank you!

 

Jun
26
Tue
Summer Series: Tours & Tidbits @ SKC’S Beaverhead Building
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE FOUNDATION INVITES YOU TO EXPLORE SKC’S NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Come enjoy a TOUR of the Natural Resources Department building, labs, and classrooms with TIDBITS about programs available and special projects being conducted locally Special

Presentations:

  • Heart of the Monster, Buffalo Trails, and River Crossings By Shandin Pete
  • SKC Water Resources/Management of the Flathead Nation By Casey Ryan, CSKT
Jul
15
Sun
Adopt A Secchi Disk – Flathead Lake Secchi Dip-in @ Flathead Lake
Jul 15 – Jul 20 all-day

Get your hands wet and participate in great science!

The Secchi Dip-in is a nationwide program and this year YOU can participate! Adopt a secchi disk and dip-in to Flathead Lake to measure water clarity!

HOW: Adopt a Secchi disk and learn how to use it.

WHEN: Training opportunities in June and July. Then, dip your Secchi disk in Flathead Lake on a sunny day during July 15-20 and report your location and value.

WHY: To keep a watchful eye on Flathead Lake’s beautiful, clear water as a community and participate in great science locally and nationally!

Adopt a Secchi Participation Options:

  • Water clarity, $40 donation – Receive a custom-made Secchi disk, training to use it, and a final report for the Flathead Lake Dip-in.
  • Water clarity, nutrients, algal biomass, & calcium, $100 donation – After you dip-in, take a water sample. Let’s learn more about Flathead

Lake’s water quality, your Flathead Lake site, and contribute to the Flathead Lake Monitoring Program.

  • Sponsorship, Choose your own donation amount – Support our Citizen Science Initiative and Flathead Lake water quality monitoring.
  • Own your own Secchi Disk? Contact Hilary Devlin to participate.

The Secchi Dip-in is a nationwide program and this year YOU can participate! Adopt a secchi disk and dip-in to Flathead Lake to measure water clarity!

 

Jul
25
Wed
60th Anniversary Celebration of the Flathead Lake Biological Station @ Flathead Lake Biological Station
Jul 25 @ 6:15 pm
Aug
3
Fri
Flathead Lake Biological Station Open House @ Flathead Lake Biological Station
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Flathead Lake Biological Station’s (FLBS) annual Open House provides an opportunity for the interested public to learn more about the ecology of Flathead Lake and its watershed, as well as FLBS and its research from around the globe. The Open House allows FLBS scientists to showcase their everyday activities, as well as show examples of how our ecological research benefits Flathead Lake and subsequently area visitors and residents.

Activities this year will include:
– Tours of Biological Station facilities
– Boat trips on our 30′ research vessel, the Jessie B
– Exhibits on recent Flathead research, including Flathead Lake ecology
– Presentations by FLBS research scientists and invited speakers

Open to all- no admission fee.