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Visitors are always welcome to visit the exhibit hall. Groups of 10 or more must schedule a visit prior to the visit.

Public Programs

Montana WILD offers free programs for the public. See the calendar to learn more.

Educational Programs

Educational programs are provided for school groups visiting the center for free. All schools are welcome to visit the center, but Montana WILD only provides programs for 4th-12th grades.

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Habitat Hikes

Students will foster outdoor observation skills and learn about wildlife habitat through a guided hike using binoculars to view wildlife at Spring Meadow Lake State Park. (45 minutes)

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Science Field Investigations

Students learn about the kinds of questions that guide field investigations then conduct a field investigation/habitat study. (45 minutes)

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Montana Fish

Students learn basic facts about Montana’s native & non-native fish species, and the unique ecosystems they depend upon. (45 minutes)

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Living With Wildlife

Students learn about how they can help conserve Montana wildlife, minimize human-wildlife conflict, and safely recreate outdoors. (45 minutes)

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Montana Wildlife

Students study many species of wildlife that live in Montana. If you would like to specifically choose from MT predators, furbearers, reptiles, turtles, and birds, please enter this in the notes section when scheduling your visit. (45 minutes)

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Outdoor Recreation

Students learn skills and techniques that will prepare them and inspire them to spend time recreating outdoors in Montana.

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