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March 11 (Tues)
-- Public meeting on clean up plan for White Pine Sash superfund site on Missoula's north side. WHEN: March 11 at 5:30pm; WHERE: Red Lion Inn, 700 W. Broadway, Msla. Comments accepted until March 30 and can be mailed to the DEQ, addressed to Scott Graham, DEQ-Remediation Division, P.O. Box 200901, Helena 59620-0901 or emailed to email@example.com. For more info, contact Scott at above addresses or call 406-841-5084 or visit the webpage at http://deq.mt.gov/StateSuperfund/missoulawhitepinesash.mcpx
-- UM Public Lecture Series on Water continues for next 2 Tuesdays. WHEN/WHERE: 7 to 8:30 pm in UC Theater. Speaker --Bill Woessner, 'Connecting Landscapes, Rivers, and Groundwater'.Tickets available at 243-5211, or buy online at www.grizalum.com.
--Friends of 2 Rivers annual meeting features a video of climate scientists explaining how young people can reduce man's impact on the climate. WHEN: March 11 at 7pm; WHERE: TBD
--Rocky Mountaineers invite you to a presentation on the Light to Ultralight Side of Mountain Bike Touring. Beautiful photos, gear demos, tips on light loads & long days. WHEN: March 11 at 7pm; WHERE: Missoula's Trailhead (221 E. Front). More info rockymountaineers.com
March 12 (Wed)
--Clark Fork Basin Task Force meets to work on state water plan. WHEN: Mar 12 from 9am to 4pm; WHERE: Missoula Technology and Development Center near airport. (click here for map) Open to public.
--Public Info meeting on Clark Fork/Silver Bow water quality restoration plan. WHEN: March 12, 5:30-8pm; WHERE: UM's Todd Continuing Education Building (east side of UC), room 204. The plan (metals TMDL) available here http://deq.mt.gov/pubcom.mcpx.
March 12 & 13 -- Earth Week planning meetings at UM. Pick one that fits your schedule. March 12 at 3-4pm in UC 224 or at 6-7pm in UC 215 or March 13 at 10-11 am in UC 224. If can't make any of these times, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
--Wolf Ecology & Management in MT. a public talk by Liz Bradley, wolf biologist with MT FWP. WHEN: March 13 at 6pm; WHERE: Ravalli County Museum,205 Bedford St, Hamilton.
March 15 (Sat) --Beginning bird walk at Metcalfe Refuge. 10am-noon. Meet at Visitors Center.
Mar 17-19 -- Adaptive Management for Climate Change in the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem -- Missoula. Info and registration here Must register by Mar 14. Open to Public. Climate ecologists discuss adaptive management strategies. March 17 evening presentation at Doubletree; rest of program at UM.
March 18 (Tues) -- UM Public Lecture Series on Water continues next Tuesday. WHEN/WHERE: 7 to 8:30 pm in UC Theater. Speaker --Lisa Eby, 'Conservation of Native Fish'. Tickets available at 243-5211, or buy online at www.grizalum.com.
March 19 (Wed) -- UM Recycling Committee meets. WHEN: 1pm; WHERE: UM's UC room 224. Agenda: update on recycling initiatives (especially in residence halls) and strategic planning for next steps. All welcome.
--Benefit for Rosebud Protective Association. Features Wally McRae & other treats. WHEN: March 19 at 7pm; WHERE: Roxy Theater, 718 S.Higgins, Msla. $15 at the door.
March 20-21 Montana Environmental Education Association annual conference. MT Tech-Butte. Theme: Bringing Science to Life: Restoring our Watershed.
March 21 -- Join MontPIRG in trip to Helena to support the Renewable Energy Standard. To carpool or get more info, contact Adam Busch @ 406-396-8328. adam.busch|at|umconnect.umt.edu
March 22 (Sat) -- Planning for On-Farm Success Workshop. Available in person or online. More info: visit http://missoulacfac.org/planning-for-on-farm-success.html .
March 25 (Tues)
--UM Edible Campus group meets to plot growing more food on campus. All welcome. WHEN: March 25 from 4 to 5pm; WHERE: UM's UC room 215. If can't make this time, contact email@example.com or phone 406-243-2315.
-- UM Public Lecture Series on Water. WHEN/WHERE: 7 to 8:30 pm in UC Theater. Speaker -Marco Maneta: 'Water Management in Western Montana'. Tickets available at 243-5211, or buy online at www.grizalum.com.
March 26-29 Future of Forests & Forest Management conference, Univ. of Montana, Missoula
jointly sponsored by the Northwest Scientific Association, UM Plum Creek Lecture Series, Montana Wetland Council, and Northwest Lichenologists. Info at : www.northwestscience.org/ INCLUDES:
March 26 -- Forested Wetlands conference (FREE) hosted by Montana Wetland Council
March 27 -- Plum Creek Lecture Series (FREE) 9 respected forest scientists discuss Forest Management and Change. From 9am to noon; at UM's University Theater. Info here.
Mar 28 -- Technical papers on wide range of issues. Mar 29-- Field Trips. Full Program
March 29 (Sat) -- Go Bicycle Birding with Five Valleys Audubon. will cover 10-20 miles in 3-4 hours in Missoula area. Meet in NW Corner of UM's Adams Center parking lot at 7:30 am. More info, call: 214-1194.
April 1 (Tues) -- April Fools Birding trip with Five Valleys Audubon to surprise destination. Meet in NW Corner of UM's Adams Center parking lot at 1pm. More info, call: 214-1194. Will there be cuckoos?
April 8-10 -- Montana Storm Water Management Conference, Bozeman. More info at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-994-6671.
April 8-11 -- Streambank Revegetation & Bioengineering workshop, Dillon, MT. Info here.
April 9 (Wed) -- UM Recycling Committee meets. WHEN: 1pm; WHERE: UM's Facility Services room 115 (note new location). All welcome. Agenda: update on recycling initiatives (especially in residence halls) and strategic planning for next steps.
April 14 (Mon)-- UM Sustainable Campus Committee meets. All welcome. WHEN: Apr 14, noon to 1:30pm; WHERE: UM's UC, room 215.
Apr 16 (Wed) --Clark Fork Basin Task Force meets to work on state water plan. WHEN: Apr 16 from 9am to 4pm; WHERE: DNRC Forestry office on Spurgin Road, Msla. Open to public.
April 17 (Thurs) --Climate Change.Â a public talk by Amy Cilimburg MT Audubon. WHEN: April 17 at 6pm; WHERE: Ravalli County Museum,205 Bedford St, Hamilton
April 19 (Sat) --Superfun(d) Run in Bonner.Click link for details and to register.
April 23-4 --Nitrate in Montana Hydrologic Systems Conference, Helena.
April 26 (Sat)
-- Drug Take Back Day -- help keep old medicines out of our drinking water & kids. Take them back for proper disposal at Southgate Mall from 10am to 2pm on April 26. Or drop them off 24/7 at the permanent drop box located at the Missoula Police department.
--Montanans for Climate Solutions rallies, April 26. Info here
April 28-May 4 -- Peace Week at UM. More info, contact UM Students for Peace & Justice. Sponsors welcome.
May 3 (Sun) -- May Day Celebration at the Moon Randolph Homestead. Picnic, kids activities, plant sale, demos of building pollinator nests, work projects (native plant garden, permaculture garden) .
May 4 (Mon)-- UM Sustainable Campus Committee meets. All welcome. WHEN: May 4, noon to 1:30pm; WHERE: UM's UC, Alumni Board room.
May 10 (Sat) -- Five Valleys Land Trust annual banquet & fundraiser. at UM's UC Ballroom. Dinner, live & silent auctions, live music. Starts at 5:30pm.
May 13-15 -- Project Effectiveness Monitoring, training offered by Montana Watershed Coordination Council. WHEN: May 13-15; WHERE: Canyon Ferry Learning Center
May 21 (Wed) --Clark Fork Basin Task Force meets to work on state water plan. WHEN: May 21 from 9am to 4pm; WHERE: DNRC Forestry office on Spurgin Road, Msla. Open to public.
June 6-8 -- Montana Audubon's annual Bird Festival, Bozeman. Check back for updates
June 27-29 -- Montana Native Plant Society annual meeting. Paradise Valley
July 13-17 -- North American Congress for Conservation Biology meets in Missoula
Aug 7-8 -- Strategies to Reduce Residential Wood Smoke -- a conference at UM. More info, contact
Sept 10-12 -- Annual conference of the Roundtable of the Crown of the Continent. Waterton, Alberta, Canada. www.crownroundtable.org
Sept 16-18 -- Wetland Regulations: Understanding goverment regulations & permitting process in MT. Offered by MT Water Center at MSU Bozeman. Details to follow.
Sept 17-20 -- Western Apiculture Society meets at UM, Missoula.
Sept 20 -- Harvest Honey Festival also at UM
Sept 20 (Sat) -- Montana Clean Energy Fair -- WHEN: Sept 20, 9am to 4pm; WHERE: Missoula's Caras Park. Join the Montana Renewable Energy Association for its 4rd Annual Clean Energy Fair! Free workshops led by experts from around state, on solar, wind, electric vehicles, efficiency, and financial incentives. A car show with electric, hybrid, and biofuel cars, as well as food, drinks, door prizes, and kids’ activities including model solar car races and a bouncy castle. More info: see www.montanarenewables.org or call (406) 214-9405.