CSKT Wildlife Management Program has received a grant to host a Community Bird Day event! We are looking for presenters and crafts people to make our event a well-attended and informational success! If you are interested in presenting at a booth please contact Whisper Camel-Means at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-471-7791 or 406-883-2888 ext. 7224. Otherwise please join us for an evening of science and culture to celebrate the return of spring and our 350 different species of birds on the Flathead Indian Reservation!
2013 3rd Grade Poster Contest
For the last 11 years the CSKT Wildlife Management Program has hosted an International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) Poster Contest. All reservation 3rd grade teachers are contacted to participate in the event and are offered a bird themed presentation by Tribal Wildlife Biologists to discuss birds with their classes. The students then create bird related posters that are judged for prizes. Each year we have participation for nearly every school on the reservation. The posters are then taken to the CSKT Tribal Complex in Pablo for a wider audience and a “People’s Choice” is awarded. 1st-3rd prize and the People’s Choice are all awarded binoculars, birding guides, games and posters. All entrants are given that years IMBD official poster.
Dear 3rd Grade teacher:
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Wildlife Management Program and Information and
Education Program are pleased to announce the 2013 International Migratory Bird Day celebration.
This year’s theme is, “Life Cycles of Migratory Birds”.
International Migratory Bird Day is an annual celebration to highlight the migration and conservation of the nearly 350 species of birds that
travel between northern nesting habitats and
southern wintering grounds.
- The Wildlife Management Program would like to offer a presentation for your class to learn more about migratory birds. Please call or email for scheduling.
- Your class is invited to participate in this year’s Poster Contest
- The deadline for entries is April 18th.
- All participants will receive prizes from the Information and Education Program. NEW THIS YEAR each class will be asked to select 3 class posters to enter in the Reservation-wide contest. These posters will be picked up by Wildlife Staff and displayed at the Tribal Complex for further judging.
- Posters should be no larger than 12 X 18”. Any medium acceptable (creativity, bright colors and dark outlines encouraged).
- Each poster must have the name of the student, teacher, and school on the back.
- Students should design their posters using this year’s theme, “Life Cycles of Migratory Birds” and migratory bird species that are found on the Flathead Indian Reservation.
- Posters will be displayed at the Tribal complex in Pablo April 22nd –April 25th. Everyone is invited to stop by to see the results and vote for their favorite poster!
- Additional prizes will be awarded to winning posters selected by popular vote (People’s Choice) and a panel of judges.
For more information and scheduling please call 883-2888 ext.7224 for Whisper Camel-Means; ext.7241for Stephanie Gillin; or ext. 7291 for Janene Lichtenberg