Anchor Ice

by Heather McKee, Wings Over Water Program Assistant As part of National Geographic’s announcement of the Year of the Bird this year – a centennial celebration of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 – I co-led a morning bird walk at the Ranch at Rock...

#OptOutside This Thanksgiving Week!

#OptOutside this week! MNHC will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday, and the staff are looking forward to some fun outdoor explorations…and we encourage you to do the same! Avoid the frenzy of holiday shopping on Black Friday and head outside with your...

Birding on the Smith

Story by Hank Fischer Photos by Carol Fischer Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “He who hears the rippling of rivers will never despair of anything.” Certainly the whispering waters of Montana’s Smith River have that magical ability to soothe one’s soul. The sixty-mile...