Event Series miniNaturalist Pre-K Program

miniNaturalist Pre-K Program

Montana Natural History Center

The miniNaturalist pre-K program encourages curiosity for the natural world. Dates: Every Thursday, September – May Time: 10:00-11:00 am Location: Montana Natural History Center, 120 Hickory Street. The miniNaturalist program encourages curiosity for the natural world through exploration and play. We sing songs, read books, play games, and develop skills with art and science tools. Each […]

Salish Language Sessions 4-Part Course

Montana Natural History Center

Dates: Thursdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Location: Montana Natural History Center Register Now Learn the basics of Salish language through four units: animals, plants, trees, and birds. Salish language speaker and educator Aspen Decker will guide your practice through engaging games and language practice strategies. Become familiar with the Salish […]

$140 – $150

Saunter with a Naturalist – April

Montana Natural History Center

Event description Evening: April 18, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm (CANCELED) Morning: April 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Location: Fort Missoula Native Plant Garden COST: $5 MNHC members/$10 non-members. Register Now Bring your curiosity and your own naturalist knowledge and join MNHC Naturalist Ser Anderson on a naturalist saunter. We will focus on […]

$5 – $10
Event Series Birdwatching Club – April

Birdwatching Club – April

Lee Metcalf Wildlife Refuge

Dates: April 5th & 23rd Time: 9:00-12:30 p.m. April Location: Lee Metcalf Wildlife Refuge (the location will change each month.) If there is a lot of interest in April's meetups, we will consider offering our busses as transportation. Cost: $25 for non-members and $20 for members per program *There are two dates available for each bird club every month. You […]

$20 – $25
Event Series Wildlife Tracking with Rob Rich

Wildlife Tracking with Rob Rich

Montana Natural History Center

Dates: Mondays, April 17, 24 & May 1, 8 Time: 10:00 a.m. - noon Locations: April 17 - MNHC Please meet us in your own vehicle at: April 24- Kelly Island SPURGIN St. Fishing Access May 1- Milltown State Park OVERLOOK, off of Deer Creek Rd. May 8- Council Grove State Park Register Here From footprints and […]

$70 – $80

Grizzly Bears: Guardians of the Wilderness

Montana Natural History Center

Grizzly bears are one of Montana’s – and North America’s – most iconic wildlife species, but they face many challenges in the modern world. In this lunchtime presentation, you’ll learn about what grizzlies need to thrive, the important contributions they make to ecosystem health, and what it takes to share the land with them. This […]


Introduction to Nature Journaling, Six-Part Course

Montana Natural History Center

Location: Ellen Knight Classroom at Montana Natural History Center Dates: Mondays, April 3 – May 8 Time: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Register Now Deepen your connection to nature and build confidence as an artist and writer through the practice of nature journaling. I have been continuing what I learned in our MNHC class – trying […]

$105 – $125

Field Notes Writing Workshop, 6-Part Class

Virtual Zoom Classroom

Location: Virtual Classroom on Zoom Dates: Tuesdays, March 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, and May 2 Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m. Explore various forms of nature writing, then research and write your own Field Note during this online, workshop-based six-part class! Instructors: Allison De Jong, writer, naturalist, and editor of Montana Naturalist magazine and Field Notes on Montana Public Radio Drew Lefebvre, naturalist, writer, and MNHC’s […]

$115 – $135

Spring Master Naturalist Course

Montana Natural History Center

Spring 2023 Master Naturalist Certification Course Tuesdays, February 7 – May 9, 4:00-7:00 p.m.; tentative Saturday field trips on February 18 and April 8.  Register Here Our certification courses consist of at least 40 hours of instruction in a mix of lectures, in-class labs, and outdoor field trips. We’ll cover a wide breadth of topics with the goal […]

$425 – $450