February Program – Sevenmile Creek: Stories of Helena’s Birds

Montana WILD Education Center 2668 Broadwater Ave, Helena, MT

Northern Shrike by Shane Sater At the Sevenmile Creek stream restoration site, a few miles outside of Helena, the stories of birds make up a calendar of the year. In March the sun reflects intensely from the last patches of wet snow, and a...

March Program – Movie Night! ‘The Path of the Condor’

Montana WILD Education Center 2668 Broadwater Ave, Helena, MT

Andean Condor Join Last Chance Audubon for a ‘Movie Night’ featuring the Animal Planet film: “The Path of the Condor”. This film features the Andes mountain range, incredible landscapes and the Andean condors, regarded as ‘Kings of the Skies’.  Experience the life of the...

Christmas Bird Count

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...

May Program Meeting

Montana WILD Education Center 2668 Broadwater Ave, Helena, MT

Snow Goose flock - Photo by Bob Martinka 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 that event,...

LCAS 50th Birthday Celebration

Spring Meadow Lake State Park 2715 Country Club Ave, Helena, Montana

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...

World Shorebird Day

Canyon Ferry Wildlife Management Area

Baird's Sandpiper by Stephen Turner Last Chance Audubon continues to support World Shorebirds Day by participating in Global Shorebird Counts. These worldwide surveys are conducted each September and provide a setting for observing, appreciating and helping to sustain shorebird populations. “Some 50% of the...

September Program at Montana WILD

Montana WILD Education Center 2668 Broadwater Ave, Helena, MT

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

October Program – Birding Oaxaca Mexico

Montana WILD Education Center 2668 Broadwater Ave, Helena, MT

Colima Pygmy Owl by Dan Ellison 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,...

November Program: Wolverines and Lynx: Monitoring Montana’s rare carnivores

Montana WILD Education Center 2668 Broadwater Ave, Helena, MT

Wolverine photo by Kalon Baughan After spending two seasons counting migrating Golden Eagles on the Bridger Ridge Hawk Watch, Bret Davis and Kalon Baughan have fostered a relationship geared towards wildlife conservation, with special focus on non-invasive methods of monitoring rare and elusive carnivores....