With spring on the way, the Montana Native Plant Society has a couple of events in advance of the season:
On Wednesday, March 16, the Flathead chapter will hold “Celebrating Glacier’s Centennial: A Botanical Journey.” Photographer Chris Peterson will share his images of Glacier National Park’s flora – as well as fauna and scenery – at 7 p.m. at Glacier Discovery Square, 540 Nucleus Ave., in Columbia Falls. The event is free. For more information, call Rachel Potter at (406) 892-2446.
On Tuesday, March 29, the Clark Fork chapter will hold an Herbarium Night. Botanist Peter Lesica will offer tips on learning common plant families. The event is at 7:30 p.m. in Room 303 of the Botany Building on the University of Montana campus.