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Missoula, MT 59801 United States
406.327.0405

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May 2018

SOLD OUT! Sip and Sketch: Feathers with Nancy Seiler

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
$25 - $30
feathers in nature journal - Nancy Seiler

This event is SOLD OUT! Call us at 327.0405 if you want to be added to the waitlist. Observe, draw, and paint feathers from MNHC's specimen collection! Nancy will provide an introductory framework for the process and assist with tips and tricks throughout the evening. No experience is needed! Ticket cost includes all materials and two glasses of wine per session. Nancy Seiler is a certified Golden Artist Educator. She teachers workshops from her studio in Missoula and abroad. Her work…

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The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter’s Spring Fling!

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
$4
Glacial Lake Missoula

Evening Program The Missoula Floods were BIG, but how OLD were they? Jorie Clark, co-author of a recent paper on the dating of late Pleistocene megafloods, will share her research at the Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter's annual Spring Fling. Discover fascinating facts about the causes of Glacial Lake Missoula and Lake Columbia's floods as well as the clues scientists used to put all the pieces together. You will also be able to learn about the Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter and…

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June 2018

Naturalist Field Day: Identification and Ecology of Native Grasses

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
$70 - $80

Join botanist and author Peter Lesica for a Naturalist Field Day investigating our local grasses. Using keys, guides, dissecting scopes, and ecological considerations you will become comfortable identifying grasses. Discover their often-hidden distinguishing characteristics and beauty. After covering the basics in the classroom, we will move into the field to identify grasses in their ecosystems. We'll visit several sites throughout the day, which will provide comparative study and a variety of species. What to Bring: Lunch, water, snacks, hiking shoes or…

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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

June 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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Naturalist Field Weekend: Naturalist 101

June 22 - June 24
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
$165 - $185

Spend three days exploring the great Montana outdoors! This beginner-level class is perfect for anyone interested in learning more about the ecology of our area and the stories and science behind our flora and fauna. Whether you are new to the subject or would like to refresh your skills, you are sure to come away with new knowledge and enviable experiences. Guided by instructors Christine Morris and Pat Jamieson, you will use the tools of a naturalist to conduct your…

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July 2018

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

July 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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August 2018

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

August 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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Hunting & Gathering Lecture Series: Medicinal Plants

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free - $10
Hunting and Gathering Lecture series - Learning to Read the Landscape

Join us for an exploration of hunting and gathering, from food and medicine to the naturalist’s habit of creating collections. Each of our six speakers will share their expertise, from identification and use of the object of the hunt to identifying the landscape or phenology clues that will help hunters and gatherers to find what they’re looking for. Elaine Sheff is a clinical herbalist and the author of several books on herbal medicine and healing, and has been passionate about…

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Naturalist Field Day: Medicinal Plants

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
$70 - $80
Bee balm

Medicinal Plants with Elaine Sheff Spend the day learning about and foraging for wild medicinal plants. Elaine Sheff of the Green Path Herb School will discuss how to use the plants we find and how to ethically collect plants on your own. Discover a medicine cabinet outside your door and gain a greater knowledge of many of the plants we pass by each day. Connect to the earth and your body as you nourish heath. We will meet in the…

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September 2018

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

September 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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Hunting & Gathering Lecture Series: Early Mining for Flint and Gold

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free - $10
Hunting and Gathering Lecture series - Learning to Read the Landscape

Join us for an exploration of hunting and gathering, from food and medicine to the naturalist’s habit of creating collections. Each of our six speakers will share their expertise, from identification and use of the object of the hunt to identifying the landscape or phenology clues that will help hunters and gatherers to find what they’re looking for. Our fifth speaker is geologist and local historian Ted Antonioli. Join us for his lecture, Early Mining for Flint and Gold. The Flint Creek Valley…

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October 2018

Hunting & Gathering Lecture Series: Edible Fungi

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free - $10
Hunting and Gathering Lecture series - Learning to Read the Landscape

Join us for an exploration of hunting and gathering, from food and medicine to the naturalist’s habit of creating collections. Each of our six speakers will share their expertise, from identification and use of the object of the hunt to identifying the landscape or phenology clues that will help hunters and gatherers to find what they’re looking for. Our final speaker is Tim Wheeler, Lichenologist. Join us for his lecture, Edible Fungi: From Forest Floor to Fine Cuisine. Get an introduction to the basics…

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Naturalist Field Day: Lichens

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
$70 - $80

Delve deep into the study of lichens and never look at your forest the same way again. Lichenologist, mycologist, and photographer Tim Wheeler leads this Naturalist Field Day on lichens. Our locality has a high diversity of lichen species in an array of beautiful forms. Learn about the ecology and biology of lichens as you become comfortable identifying common species. We will also study available fungi. We will meet at MNHC for pastries and coffee before traveling by bus to the field site:…

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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

October 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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November 2018

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

November 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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December 2018

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

December 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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January 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

January 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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February 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

February 20, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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March 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

March 20, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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April 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

April 17, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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May 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

May 15, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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June 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

June 19, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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July 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

July 17, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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August 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

August 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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September 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

September 18, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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October 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

October 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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November 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

November 20, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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December 2019

Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting

December 18, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter Meeting
Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street, Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801 United States
Free
Glacial Lake Missoula viewpoint and interpretative sign

The Glacial Lake Missoula Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute serves the greater Missoula, MT, area. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30pm at the Montana Natural History Center, and are free and open to the public. Email Larry Lambert at larry glaciallakemissoula com for more information about the chapter, or just come to one of the meetings! Chapter officers: President: Jim Shelden | (406) 728-1860 Secretary: Pete Pettersen | (406) 728-2330 Treasurer: Dave…

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