Event Calendar

Science on Tap Flathead

Science On Tap Flathead pint glass logo
Science on Tap Flathead

Sharing science and starting conversations within our community


When:  First Monday of every month, 6:30pm

Where:  TBD


Visit the Science on Tap website for more information.

Data and Donuts: Summer Seminar Series

The Data and Donuts Summer Seminar series is offered every summer during the first four weeks of the FLBS Summer Session. The series offers students and the public the opportunity to hear speakers across a wide variety of ecological topics.

2021 speakers and topics will be announced as soon as they become available.


Due to current Covid-19 precautions, the 2021 seminar series will be offered to the public via Zoom online video conferencing. Seminars will be posted as soon as they are available.


June 21, Monday, 10-11 AM, via Zoom  https://umontana.zoom.us/j/99223795165?pwd=Uy9QRlhZM0NoUlpoV0M1eEdHekNLZz09

Stephanie Gillin, Information & Education Program Manager, Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes, Natural Resource Department, Pablo, MT

Wildlife research and management on the Flathead Reservation

June 28, Monday, 10-11 AM, via Zoom  https://umontana.zoom.us/j/99223795165?pwd=Uy9QRlhZM0NoUlpoV0M1eEdHekNLZz09

Rachel Malison, Aquatic Ecologist, Research Faculty, FLBS, University of Montana

River ecology and floodplain biodiversity: a multidisciplinary approach to understanding effects of climate warming

July 5, Monday,  

No Seminar

July 12, Monday, 10-11 AM, via Zoom  https://umontana.zoom.us/j/99223795165?pwd=Uy9QRlhZM0NoUlpoV0M1eEdHekNLZz09

Megan Fylling, Avian ecologist, University of Montana Bird Ecology Lab, Division of Biological Sciences, Missoula, MT

A bird's-eye view of avian research in Montana, and how an FLBS student came full circle studying avian species

July 19, Monday, 10-11 AM, via Zoom  https://umontana.zoom.us/j/99223795165?pwd=Uy9QRlhZM0NoUlpoV0M1eEdHekNLZz09

Cody Youngbull, Engineer & Entrepreneur, Research Faculty, FLBS, University of Montana.

Protecting our waters using novel technologies for invasive species detection

FLBS Research Cruise

FLBS Virtual Research Cruise

Join FLBS researchers via Zoom for a virtual presentation of the ecology of Flathead Lake as well as a live demonstration of methods used in the monitoring program.

When: 2021 event postponed


Missed the 2020 Cruise?

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Flathead Lake Boat Tours in Lakeside, MT will graciously host an afternoon cruise aboard the Far West.

Join FLBS researchers for appetizers, beverages, music and an overview of Flathead Lake ecology and the FLBS Research and Monitoring program.

When:  Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:30-6pm
Where: Lakeside, MT; aboard the Far West (directions)
Price: $50/seat

Limited seats are available and reservations are required, so get your seat early by contacting events@flbs.umt.edu or (406) 872-4503.


 Jim Elser and cruise guests above the Far West tour boat