Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Milltown State Park
-Saturday, September 24, 10am-3pm

Doug Martin speaks at the Bluff Overlook(Milltown, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) and its partners will host a day full of volunteer, recreational and educational opportunities to celebrate National Public Lands Day at the Milltown State Park Bluff Overlook on Saturday, September 24 at 10am.

Montana State Parks is partnering with Friends of Two Rivers, Adventure Cycling, Free Cycles Missoula, Run Wild Missoula’s Back of the Pack group and others for this day-long event. Bike to the park. Plant a tree. Take a hike. Learn about birds and bears and more. Eat a burger and listen to some live music. End the day with an easygoing trail run. These are just some of the activities slated for National Public Lands Day at Milltown State Park.

(Photo: Doug Martin, NRDP, speaks at the Bluff Overlook in 2012. Norman Jacobson photo)

Jamie JonkelJamie Jonkel will describe "Animals on the Move: Wildlife Corridors at the Confluence" at 4 p.m.On Saturday, September 12 from 11am to 5pm, Montana State Parks invites the public to experience the wild side of Milltown State Park at this year’s Community at the Confluence, a celebration of the Clark Fork and Blackfoot river restoration and communities surrounding the confluence,

The event, held in association with National Public Lands Day and co-sponsored by Friends of Two Rivers, will feature a series of expert-guided hikes on topics such as the importance of bull trout to native people, birds in the riparian area and wildlife migration corridors, all held along the new trail system that begins at the Milltown State Park Overlook. The free event includes food vendors and educational booths.

Thank you for a wonderful day!

Community at the Confluence

Sunday, August 14 ... 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

thank-you-with bluff

Old Milltown Dam site / New Milltown State Park

Animal Wonders, Blue Mountain Music Makers
Milltown State Park Manager Michael Kustudia

Displays & Activities:

Friends of 2 Rivers - Cinnabar Foundation - Charles Engelhard Foundation - Missoula Independent

Special Thanks:
Missoula Children and Nature Network - Cherry Creek Radio - Montana Radio Co. - Mountain Broadcasting Co.- Missoulian - Community Medical Center - Albertsons - Good Food Store - Wheat Montana

Thanks to all who contributed to the success of Community at the Confluence and especially our sponsors the Cinnabar and Engelhard Foundations. If you missed the event, you can read Jamie Kelly's Missoulian account.

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