HELENA - Youths ages 9 and older will have the opportunity to learn the roles of biologists during a series of wildlife programs at Montana WILD in July. The free programs are on Tuesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. and will focus on the birds, fish and aquatic insects that live at Spring Meadow Lake.
The schedule is as follows:
Birds, July 9: Students will participate in a bird survey at Spring Meadow Lake. They will learn to identify birds and how to use citizen scientist websites and other resources to start their own bird survey.
Fish, July 16: Students will learn about fish identification and fish adaptations and will even dissect a fish.
Aquatic invertebrates, July 23: Students will learn the basics of aquatic insect identification, collect aquatic insects, and use scientific equipment, such as microscopes, to monitor populations.
Registration is required, please call Montana WILD at 406-444-9944.