upcoming events:


Telluride MountainFilm on Tour is a traveling outdoor sport, adventure, and environmental film festival: it's a place to learn, be inspired, and celebrate indomitable spirit.  The Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation hosts the tour every spring as a fundraiser.

whitefish: march 9

At the O'Shaughnessy Center

MountainFilm on Tour

Tickets are $15  -  Doors open at 6pm, Films start at 7pm

Great Falls: march 7

At the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center.

helena: march 8

At the Myrna Loy Center


         Thank you to our generous sponsors!


Wilderness Speaker Series



Presented by: The Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation, Montana Wilderness Association, Flathead-Kootenai Chapter,

Northwest Montana Fire Lookout Association, Natural Resources Conservation Management Program at FVCC


January-March 2017

Fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m.  

Flathead Valley Community College   Arts & Technology Building

No charge; everyone welcome


January 25th:   “Mountain Goats of Northwest Montana: Natural History, Ecology and Population Status”

Speaker:  Jessy Coltrane, Ph.D., Wildlife Biologist

Mountain goats are an iconic species of Northwest Montana, enjoyed by wildlife viewers and hunters, alike. Come learn about their natural history, ecology, and population status.

Location:  Arts & Technology Building, Room 139

February 22: “100 Days of Solitude”

Speaker:  Amy Pearson, Adjunct Professor, Humanities Division, FVCC

Fire lookout, poet, and English Professor at FVCC, Amy Pearson, will share the life changing experience and writings that resulted from the summer she lived and worked at Jumbo Lookout in the heart of the Bob.         

Location:  Arts & Technology Building, Room 139

March 22: “THE NAMES OF THE STARS, A Life In The Wilds" a book reading and discussion”  

Speaker:  Pete Fromm, wilderness author.

Acclaimed author of “Indian Creek Chronicles,” the story of his seven winter months alone in the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness tending salmon eggs, Pete’s newest book, “THE NAMES OF THE STARS; A Life In The Wilds” is the story of another month alone in the wilderness caring for fish eggs, this time the Bob. He will read from his new book.  Books available for sale and signing.

Location:  Arts & Technology Building, Room 139