Event Calendar

Science on Tap: New Event the First Thursday of the Month

Science on Tap

Flathead Lake Brewing Company Pubhouse

First Thursday of Each Month


For more information, visit the Science on Tap Website!


FLBS 125th Anniversary Research Cruise: THURSDAY, JULY 11


The Flathead Lake Biological Station invites you to a special FLBS125 Anniversary Initiative Research Cruise on Thursday, July 11!

Climb aboard the Far West as Flathead Harbor at Lakeside and Far West Boat Tours for an afternoon cruise on Flathead Lake with FLBS researchers and interns to one of the Biological Station’s Flathead Lake monitoring sites. Enjoy food and beverages from the Harbor Grille while FLBS scientists and educators offer a conversational overview of Flathead Lake ecology, Flathead Watershed Monitoring Program, important FLBS research updates, FLBS education programs, and more!

Cost is $125/person. Proceeds benefit the FLBS research and monitoring.

Space is limited. Reservations are required. Ticket and registration information coming soon.

Please join us for an informative and relaxing afternoon as we take in breathtaking vistas and learn more about the pristine waters of our beloved Flathead Lake!

FLBS 125th Anniversary Open House: FRIDAY, AUGUST 2


Looking for a fun and family-friendly way to learn more about the Bio Station and our amazing Flathead Lake and watershed? The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station (FLBS) invites you to a free Open House from Noon to 5pm on Friday, August 2.

Help us celebrate our 125th Anniversary and come explore the FLBS campus, meet our team, and learn about our cutting-edge, world-renowned research and immersive education programs. This year’s Open House will feature presentations, boat trips on a 30' research vessel, the Jessie B., and a variety of immersive FLBS science exhibits.

These exhibits include hands-on learning activities for kids of all ages; information about Flathead Lake and its watershed; close-up encounters with stream, pond, and lake creatures; updates from experts on the front lines of aquatic invasive species prevention and mitigation; a sneak peek at cutting-edge drone and GIS mapping research; and more!

There is no cost to attend the Open House. Stay tuned to FLBS social media platforms and the FLBS website for updates. This is an excellent opportunity to meet and talk with FLBS scientists and educators about their work, all while enjoying an afternoon of sunshine and fun on the shores of Flathead Lake!