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Swan Blog

The Swan Blog

Since 2009, our Trumpeter Swan Restoration Coordinator Elaine Caton has been writing “The Swan Blog,” periodically updating members of our community with exciting developments in the ongoing efforts to restore trumpeter swans to their native wetland habitats in the Blackfoot. Read the latest entry and catch up on archival posts here.

Home Again

Trumpeter Swans first began making their appearances in the Blackfoot in early March, back from wintering grounds in southwestern Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming.  Since then,...
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The Blackfoot Watershed gained five Trumpeter Swans in early September, with the release of 5 cygnets cheered on by 150 schoolkids from schools throughout the...
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Spring Swans

This spring has brought positive signs for the Blackfoot Trumpeter Swan Restoration Project.  At least five pairs have established or returned to territories here in...
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