Friday, April 30, 2004
Women interested in learning the basics of beginning bird watching are invited to a weekend workshop sponsored by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and the Great Falls Audubon Society June 25-27.
“This workshop is for the beginning birder who wants to learn to identify birds through field marks, sounds and habitat,” said Liz Lodman, FWP coordinator of the Becoming An Outdoor Woman workshops. “Backyard birding, including feeders food, bird baths, plans and houses will be covered too.
This workshop begins Friday, June 25 at 3 p.m. at the Beartooth Wildlife Management Area between Helena and Great Falls near Holter Reservoir.
Participants may share cabins or bring a tent or camper. Shared bathrooms and showers are also available and meals will be provided.
“Wildlife viewing is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities,” Lodman said. “This workshop will be a great opportunity to learn the basics you need to actively enjoy birding.”
Participants should bring binoculars and field guides if they have them, a daypack, water bottle and bug spray.Space is limited. For details on registration fees, meals and lodging, contact Liz Lodman at FWP, PO Box 200701, Helena MT 59620, phone 406-444-2615, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org