October Program Announced

Join Dan Ellison for a virtual birding tour of the Oaxaca, Mexico area. In December 2019 Dan and his spouse Jane Fournier traveled to Mexico for ten days of birding around Oaxaca City, Huatulco on the southwest coast, and Tehuantapec near the Isthmus. Traveling…

September Program at Montana WILD!

What: Upper Clark Fork Waterfowl Nesting Project When: Tues, September 13, 2022 – 7:00PM Where: Montana Wild, 2668 Broadwater Ave. Free – All Are Welcome The Upper Clark Fork Valley and Silver Bow Creek were historically a vast wetlands complex which was heavily impacted…

LCAS 50th Birthday Bash

Members, friends and families are invited to help celebrate Last Chance Audubon Society’s 50th birthday! On Sunday, July 31st, LCAS will host a celebration to commemorate 50 years of education, conservation and enjoyment of birds. The celebration will take place at the Spring Meadow…

2022 Field Trip schedule announced!

Field trips are a long-standing LCAS tradition: a great way for all of us to celebrate our local birds, meet new people, and sharpen our birding skills. This year we have a diverse selection planned, so whether you’re an avid birder or just getting…

May Program Meeting! We’re Back!

When: May 10, 2022 7PM Where: Montana WILD Education Center In the fall of 2016 when roughly 60,000 Snow Geese and Ross’s Geese landed in the Berkeley Pit in Butte; approximately 3,000 geese died despite round-the-clock hazing efforts that continued for days. Other than…

Spring Meadow, Spring Cleaning

During the summer of 2021, Boy Scout Troop #214 surveyed nesting boxes at Spring Meadow. They found that Spring Meadow Lake State Park hosts an astounding 50 nesting boxes at the state park! The Scouts created a map and spreadsheet with the location and…

Membership NEWS – Winners Announced!

During the final months of 2021, Last Chance Audubon Society sponsored a drawing for individuals who either renewed their memberships, or joined LCAS as a member prior to the start of 2022. LCAS was able to do this through the generous donation of Birds…

2021-2022 Carroll College Award

This year’s Last Chance Audubon Society/Carroll College $1000 award goes to Hannah Winn in support of her senior research project, “Age and growth rate of trees along forest-meadow ecotones”.  (Note: An ecotone is the boundary between two different plant communities.)  Identifying at least two…

Christmas Bird Count 2021

As the pandemic continues, without sign of easing soon, we are faced with another Christmas Bird Count (CBC) season in which it would once again endanger the health of our members to hold our usual and treasured group event. Therefore, the LCAS Board has…

2022 Membership Drive

Birds & Beasleys matches new memberships, donates gift certificates to new members!  Last Chance Audubon Society promotes education and understanding of birds in the community primarily through volunteerism and memberships. As a new calendar year approaches, LCAS membership renewals and new memberships are a…