STEEM-ing Virtually

“If every little girl in the world had the opportunity to experience the evolution of growth and confidence the STEEM Sisters are, the world would be a better place!” -Janie Quilici, STEEM parent   On the last Monday in March, MNHC naturalists Kelli...

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,...

It’s an invasion! (And it’s pretty darned cool!)

by Stephanie Laporte Potts They gather in the trees. On the ground. In cracks on the sidewalk and that sunny spot in the garden. Little red and black spots, sometimes spread out, and sometimes in massive pulsing blobs of dozens of individuals. Then, once summer camp...

Getting Up Close & Personal with Osprey

By guest blogger Suzanne Elfstrom On July 25th the Montana Osprey Project wrapped up its onsite banding research for the year with the help of summer campers from MNHC. The Montana Osprey Project studies the ecology of these birds and whether the birds have been...