Owly Neighbors

by Thurston Elfstrom Since moving back to Missoula in 2008, my wife and I have enjoyed fairly regular sightings of Great Horned Owls in and around our neighborhood. Up until this point, my experiences with Great Horned Owls tended to be more auditory—infrequently...

#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...

Insectivore Endeavors

By Thurston Elfstrom Okay – the above title is a bit ambitious.  Aside from an ant or two, popped into my 3rd-grade maw, I haven’t swallowed a bug in 40 years. That does not an insectivore make! Then again, that’s not entirely true either, because all humans eat bugs...