Species of concern – Black-backed Woodpecker

Black-backed Woodpecker – Picoides arcticus – a photo I have not published yet, just found it again.

Date observed: 10-12-2010 No evidence of breeding.
Location: west of Victor about in the area of the 2006 Gash Creek Fire. We drove up as far as we could into Gash Creek and above, then hiked. I remember the ridge I saw this bird on. I only saw one as we descended down this ridge towards our vehicle.
Coordinates:46.3948°N 114.274°W
Elevation at center: 6,322 feet (1,927 meters)
Quad: Hamilton
Habitat or Species comments: Black-backed Woodpecker – Picoides arcticus – female – only one white stripe on face, no white on back, no color except black on head. Found in burned area

University of Montana Christmas Art Fair



Holiday Art Fair 2013 – University Center Atrium – A Montana View and many other amazing artists will be there.

  • December 5 – December 7
  • Thurs-Fri: 9:00AM-6:00PM & Sat: 10:00AM-4:00PM

The University Center at The University of Montana is pleased to offer artists and crafters the opportunity to display and sell their handcrafted items at the UC Art Fair amid the lush ambiance of tropical plants and atrium skylights.
Participation in the UC art fairs support art programming and student organizations within the UC.

– See more at: http://life.umt.edu/uc/ucsi/art%5Ffairs/#page=page-1

Fire Creek Glass, Katy VanderZwaag

Fire Creek Glass will be at the Art Fair www.firecreekglass.com