The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station invites the public to a free open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1.
The station is located 17.5 miles north of Polson and 14 miles south of Bigfork along Highway 35 on the east shore of Flathead Lake.
This year’s open house will include demonstration boat trips, activities for children and science kiosks presented by FLBS researchers. Students, faculty and staff will be on hand to talk about FLBS research and education on Flathead Lake.
The popular boat tours and research demos take place at 1:05, 2:05, 3:05, 3:15 and 4:05 p.m. Upon arrival at the station, visitors can check scheduled times for geocaching adventures.
Jack Stanford, director and Bierman Professor of Ecology, will present “What We Do at the Biological Station.”
For more information about the Flathead Lake Biological Station, visit http://www.umt.edu/flbs or call 406-982-3301.