Wings Over Water Wins Award!

We have exciting news to share with our Montana Natural History Center friends – the Wings Over Water Program (WOW) has been honored for our excellence in environmental STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education as a 2019 UL Innovative Education Award...

Birds, Planes, and Flight

You hear a plane soaring overhead. You see a robin take off from a branch. You wonder if your great Aunt Shirley is on that plane headed to Texas, or if the nest in the tree above you is the robin’s. Then you wonder, how did that plane get out of the airport? How did...

The STEEM Sisters Collaborative

Staff naturalists Kelli Van Noppen and Bailey Zook embarked on a special project in November of 2018 to build a program for a few special young women that would support them from their 6th-8th grade years. The program, STEEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,...

Tinkergarten: Playing Messy and Celebrating the Earth

by Keturah Huisken, guest blogger and Tinkergarten instructor As I wrap up another spring of Tinkergarten outdoor classes, I leave the families with a few profound thoughts (they aren’t mine, so I can call them that). One is a quote by the renowned David Sobel, “​Give...