Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge

Spring has Sprung at the Metcalf Wildlife Refuge
This week, we start our regular series from the Lee Metcalf Wildlife Refuge, one of the jewels of the Bitterroot Valley.
Bob Danley is happy to talk with us about what you can find at the refuge near Stevensville. The Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge is open seven days a week and admission is fre…
Herons in the Trees – Metcalf Wildlife Refuge
The rookery in the tops of the trees at the Lee Metcalf Wildlife Refuge is a busy place. Blue herons pick the tops of trees for their nests to avoid all sorts of predators. It's a strange site to see those large birds high in the evergreens...
Why Do Winter Bird Counts? Lots of Reasons [AUDIO]
The local Christmas Bird Counts finished up last weekend with the Stevensville bird count, one of the oldest such counts in the state of Montana.
The reasons for doing the bird counts are numerous, and Bob Danley of the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge and I talked about some of them in our weekl…
Geese and Ducks Enjoy the Metcalf Ponds [YouTube]
The ducks are a little more active in this "Wait a Minute" scene from the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge near Stevensville. The geese apparently are used to the over-active ducks and just float on by. "Move along, nothing to see here."
When you check out the …

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