Organizations We Work With

Avian Science Center

The mission of the Avian Science Center is to promote ecological awareness and informed decision making through the collection, synthesis, and dissemination of science-based information on western birds. The Board of Regents of The University of Montana approved the establishment … Continue reading

Bird Ecology Lab

The Bird Ecology Lab (UMBEL) contributes to knowledge of avian ecology through a combination of original research, long-term and ecological effects monitoring, education, and community engagement.  Our committed and passionate scientists actively seek out and use the best available protocols, … Continue reading

Bitterroot Audubon

The Bitterroot Audubon Society is a local chapter of the National Audubon Society. We are located in Hamilton, Montana. We support Audubon’s mission to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit … Continue reading

Five Valleys Land Trust

Five Valleys Land Trust’s mission is to protect for future generations western Montana’s natural legacy – our river corridors, wildlife habitat, agricultural lands, and community open spaces.  The Five Valleys we serve are the Bitterroot, the Blackfoot, the upper Clark … Continue reading

Lee Metcalf NWR

Located along the meandering Bitterroot River and surrounded by majestic towering mountains, the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge offers spectacular viewing opportunities of the landscape and wildlife. The Refuge’s location in the scenic and historic Bitterroot Valley of western Montana … Continue reading

Montana Audubon

The Mission of Montana Audubon is to promote appreciation, knowledge, and conservation of native birds, other wildlife, and their habitats. Founded in 1976, Montana Audubon has built effective programs in public policy, education, and bird conservation to serve its members … Continue reading

Montana Natural History Center

The mission of the Montana Natural History Center is to promote and cultivate the appreciation, understanding and stewardship of nature through education. MNHC is a non-profit organization founded in 1991 by a group of educators who had the vision to … Continue reading

MPG Ranch

With more than 9,500 acres of conservation property in Western Montana, MPG Ranch stewards large, undeveloped landscapes for wildlife habitat and the enjoyment of future generations.  We conduct research and collaborate with other local organizations and researchers that design and … Continue reading

Ninemile Wildlife Workgroup

The Ninemile Wildlife Workgroup’s mission is to promote knowledge and stewardship of local wildlife and habitat within the communities and public lands of the Ninemile, Huson, and Alberton region. The Ninemile Wildlife Workgroup is a community-based group that works with citizens, … Continue reading

Owl Research Institute

For more than 25 years, the Owl Research Institute (ORI) has been dedicated to scientific research of owls — their ecology, natural history, and habitat relationships. Because owls are chronically under-researched and poorly understood, we strive to provide high-quality, long-term … Continue reading

Raptor View Research Institute

Raptor View Research Institute, Inc. is a non-profit research and education organization established in 2004 and based in Missoula, Montana. The mission of RVRI is to provide knowledge of raptors (birds of prey) and the ecosystems that support them to … Continue reading

Raptors of the Rockies

Raptors of the Rockies is a non-profit 501(c)(3) raptor education project located in Western Montana. Active since 1988, our mission is: to provide a lifetime of quality care to permanently disabled birds of prey; to educate schools and the public … Continue reading


TogetherGreen is a joint program of Audubon and Toyota. TogetherGreen includes five major program elements: Conservation Leadership: Building conservation leadership for the future. Forty Fellows per year receive training, networking support, and funding to conduct a conservation project. Innovation Grants: Supporting cutting-edge projects that engage … Continue reading

UM Wildlife Biology Program

The University of Montana’s Wildlife Biology Program provides students with an extensive knowledge in ecology, population biology, wildlife biology, and critical thinking and quantitative skills so students become leaders in bringing science to the dynamic management of wildlife and fish … Continue reading

Wild Skies Raptor Center

As the human population on our planet increases so to does our obligation to help preserve and protect this incredible place.  We are seeing more and more “man” related injuries of our wonderful and important wildlife.  Some of these injuries are hard … Continue reading