Flathead Lake Citizen Science Initiative: The Flathead Lakers and the Flathead Lake Biological Station are developing a volunteer Citizen Science Program. We are looking to recruit a dedicated group of volunteers who are willing to get their hands dirty and their minds challenged. The Flathead Lake Secchi Dip-in was our first project! Join us for projects in 2019.
April 2019 – Flathead Lake Mussel Walk: Located at Salish Point in Polson and Flathead Lake Biological Station. We are looking for assistants (activity lead by expert) for student activities teaching local students about invasive mussel identification and life history, how to clean, drain, and dry, and how to inspect boats for mussels. The day will end with a Mussel Walk along the shoreline. Check out the event on Facebook.
May 2019 – Becoming Watershed Citizens Student Field Trips to Flathead Lake Biological Station. Activity leaders and assistants needed. Inspire the next generation to be stewards of our precious watershed!
August 2019 in Bigfork – 5th Annual Poker Paddle: We are looking for volunteers for our next Flathead Lakers Poker Paddle! We need day-of and spring planning volunteers. Paddle for clean water!
Advocacy work: Oil trains, Aquatic Invasive Species, Failing Septic Systems. Are you passionate about an important issue facing the Flathead Lake watershed? Join us and make a difference!
Individual projects centered around your talents! Contact us.
Hear what our volunteers have to say about their experiences in Voices of Our Volunteers.
The Flathead Lakers have a wonderful group of volunteers that work hard to support our mission and have fun while doing it! Come join us! Contribute your time, talents, and enthusiasm. Contact us today to find out how you can connect with others who care about Flathead Lake and work for clean water, healthy ecosystems and a lasting quality of life in the Flathead watershed.
Please contact Hilary Devlin, Education and Outreach Coordinator, at email@example.com or 406-883-1341 if interested.