Prepping for Pile Burning

This fall, partners throughout the Blackfoot Valley have been quietly (and sometimes not so quietly) working hard to restore fire on the land.

Where There’s Smoke …

This fall, partners throughout the Blackfoot Valley have been quietly (and sometimes not so quietly) working hard to restore fire on the land.

Summer of Swans

This has turned out to be a banner year for trumpeter swans in the Blackfoot watershed.

Seeley Swan High School Discovery Days

Learning about beaver ecosystems with Jennifer Schoonen

Story and photo by Jean Pocha, Pathfinder staff.  OVANDO – With the sound of wolves yipping and woodpeckers hammering away, the SSHS Discovery Days began in Mollett Park on the […]

Pesticides and Pollinators

bee pollinating a flower

By Karen Laitala, Vegetation Coordinator Though we live dramatically different lifestyles, my oldest sister who resides in a subdivision in a north Texas city and I, the Montana “country living” […]

On Horseback in Bear Country

Interview with Jack Rich of Rich’s Montana Guest Ranch Interview by Seth Wilson The following is excerpted from Carnivore Damage Prevention News, Issue 24. The complete edition is available online […]

Bears visiting the classroom

Story and photo by Jean Pocha, Pathfinder staff.  OVANDO – “There’s three kinds of bears in Montana, black, brown and very, very brown,” chimed a young student at the Ovando […]