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…

Beasley Trail Dedication

On Sunday, September 12, 2021, LCAS dedicated a new trail at Spring Meadow Lake State Park. The trail was officially named the Jane Beasley Memorial Trail and is complete with decomposed granite foundation, weed remediation and signage. This project was a collaborative effort by…

Bird Flight Patterns and Music

Last Chance Audubon Society recently purchased a one year subscription to an educational video produced by the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra. The video is titled Bird Flight Patterns and Music, and is designed for all who have an interest in birds and music. It…

News from the Education Committee

The summer has been busy for the LCAS Education Committee with the announcement of two scholarships for high school graduating seniors, and the completion of a senior thesis for last year’s Carroll College award recipient. Each year, LCAS makes available to graduating high school…

March Program – Movie Night!

Movie Night! – The Path of the Condor WHEN:  Tues, March 10, 2020, 7:00PM  Cookies and Conversation 6:30PM – 7:00 WHERE:  Montana WILD, 2668 Broadwater Ave. FREE – All Are Welcome Join Last Chance Audubon for a ‘Movie Night’ featuring the Animal Planet film:…

February Program Announced

Sevenmile Creek: Stories of Helena’s Birds with Shane Sater Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Program begins 7:00 pm Cookies and Conversation 6:30 – 7:00 Montana WILD, 2668 Broadwater Ave. Free – All Are Welcome At the Sevenmile Creek stream restoration site, a few miles outside…

January Program Announced!

Where do Harlequin Ducks go in the Winter? Tuesday, January 21, 2020 – Date Change! Program begins 7:00 p.m. Cookies and Conversation 6:30 – 7:00 Montana WILD, 2668 Broadwater Ave. FREE – All Are Welcome Harlequin Ducks are colorful sea ducks that winter on…

December Program Announced

A Galapagos and Ecuador Birding Travelogue   WHEN:  Program begins 7:00 p.m. Cookies and Conversation 6:30 – 7:00 WHERE:  Montana WILD, 2668 Broadwater Ave. FREE – All Are Welcome Take a break from winter and join wildlife ecologist and photographer, John Winnie Jr. for an…