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Beaver Ecology Workshop

March 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

$35 – $40

Location: Milltown State Park OVERLOOK SITE OFF OF DEER CREEK Rd.

Date: Thursday, March 25
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This walk-and-talk led by beaver expert and incredible instructor Rob Rich will submerse you in beaver life-history and habitat requirements. Rob will illustrate a discussion of beaver biology with specimens and provide an introduction to beaver ecology. We will then conduct a site survey of beaver habitat suitability as he guides us through an exploration of the riparian area. Learn to look at the landscape through the eyes of a beaver!

Rob Rich is the Conservation and Education Associate with Swan Valley Connections. He is particularly devoted to beaver conservation, and served as a founding coordinator of Whatcom Beaver Partners, an independent citizens’ group devoted to this goal. In addition to teaching and coordinating citizen science projects, Rob’s writing has appeared in Earth Island Journal, High Country News, Camas, and others.

COVID Precautions:

We will all wear masks and practice social distancing. This class is open to only 10 participants.


We will be walking 2 miles total with some up and down hill and muddy walking

What to Bring:

  • mask
  • rubber boots or Mucks, we will be walking in some mud
  • water, snacks
  • appropriate clothing for changing weather conditions – coat, hat, warm layers
  • good walking shoes or boots
  • pen/pencil
  • notebook or field journal optional

This workshop is full. Join the waitlist for the beaver ecology workshop here.

What’s the refund policy?
The course fee (minus a 25% administrative fee) is refundable if a cancellation is made up to 7 days before the event. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after this deadline. This ticket is non-transferable to other programs or events. See our full refund/cancellation policy here.


March 25, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$35 – $40
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Montana Natural History Center
120 Hickory St.
Missoula, MT 59801 United States