National Audubon Society
OVANDO – It was graduation day for a family of trumpeter swan cygnets on Jones Lake. After spending all spring and summer paddling about the water, the one white and three gray birds lifted off for a very wobbly, 5-minute first flight around the lake.
Anne Hines saw her first hoary redpoll at the Audubon Center at Garden Creek. She was the one who spotted the bird’s unusual white breast.
GREAT FALLS — Call it a fledgling effort.
Jerry Dalton didn’t have any background in library services, but when the Parmly Billings Library needed a new bookmobile driver in 1975, he was recruited just the same.
CASPER, Wyo. — Bird watching with second-graders is no easy task.
FLORENCE — Parked almost a half-mile away on the side of a long bare ridge miles downstream from the Florence bridge, Kate Stone is eyeing a pair of bald eagles camped out near a huge nest on the edge of the Bitterroot River.
The Audubon Center’s inaugural fundraising event, Evening Under the Big Sky, raised $26,000 last month.
Rocky Mountain College freshmen spent Saturday morning volunteering around Billings for the college’s first freshman service day.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Conservation groups are welcoming a federal report spelling out how sage grouse should be managed in 11 Western states to avoid new federal protections.
Rocky Mountain College freshmen will spend Saturday morning volunteering around Billings for the college’s first freshman service day.
Two osprey chicks, panting heavily in the heat, nestled in a cardboard box waiting to contribute to science and the future of their species.
Volunteers are being sought for a program to monitor sage grouse, called Adopt-a-Lek. The program will be explained by Ben Deeble at the Yellowstone Valley Audubon Society's Monday meeting.
Those little tufts of bright feathers that sang beautiful songs and entertained us in the spring and early summer have migrated south.
Volunteers and boats are needed to help with this year's cleanup of the Yellowstone River on Sept. 17.
Outdoor-oriented events and lectures are on tap at the Audubon Conservation Education Center in June.:
Our first hummingbirds should be arriving in the rural areas any day now and a few in the cities by Mother’s Day. The following are some tips for attracting hummingbirds to your yard:
How much trash and debris can you find in six hours along the 10-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River that runs through Billings?
The Yellowstone Valley Audubon Society is seeking applicants for its annual conservation grant program.
Wearing camouflage rubber hip waders offset by a red and blue life jacket, Erin Tieszen awkwardly waded through a pond at the Audubon Conservation Education Center on Monday while scouring the pond’s bottom with a net to capture aquatic bugs.