About Education at FLBS
Education at FLBS remains consistent with the vision of our founder, Dr. Morton Elrod: to share our knowledge through field experience with students and the public. We do so in a variety of ways.
FLBS opened for students in 1899. We offer 2-week and 4-week immersive field courses for advanced undergraduate/graduate students and working professionals.
FLBS offers periodic public presentations on Flathead Lake and threats to the quality of water in the Crown of the Continent watershed.
FLBS faculty offer post-graduate teaching and research opportunities.
FLBS provides summer internships in a variety of research, education, and technical areas.
FLBS welcomes the interest of advanced undergraduate students in our research efforts and offer a variety of opportunities to gain experience.
K-12 Education Assistance
FLBS offers lesson plans and education support for local teachers seeking to implement teaching units on aquatic ecology in the Flathead valley.