Event Schedule:

11 a.m. Welcome to Milltown: Remediation/Restoration along the Clark Fork River

     Doug Martin -- Restoration Program Chief with Montana Department of Justice Natural Resource Damage Program (NRDP)

12:15 p.m. Place of the Bull Trout: Tribal History at the Confluence

     Thompson Smith -- Coordinator of Tribal History and Ethnogeography projects for the Salish-Pend d'Oreille Culture Committee (SPCC)

1:30 p.m. Ospreys: Environmental Sentinels Along the Clark Fork River

     Erick Greene -- Ecologist at the University of Montana

2:45 p.m. Milltown on the Wing: Birds in Riparian, Wetland and Cliff Habitats

     Rose Leach -- Certified Wildlife Biologist and President of Five Valleys Audubon

4 p.m. Animals on the Move: Wildlife Corridors at the Confluence

     Jamie Jonkel -- Wildlife Management Specialist with Montana Fish, Wildlife & Park

Visitors are encouraged to bringing hiking shoes for the short hike down from the Overlook to the floodplain. Guided hikes will be less than a mile. If desired, Montana State Parks can also shuttle visitors between the Overlook and floodplain.

What: Community at the Confluence

When: Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 11am to 5pm

“We’ve worked with partners to build new trails to offer access to the restored floodplain,” said Michael Kustudia, Milltown State Park manager. “The trails also present an opportunity to highlight the park’s natural history and the river restoration work and we’ve got a great lineup of speakers to help do that.”

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