Natural History Adventures

Northwest Connections customizes and leads family groups, business groups and individuals on wildlife watching and natural history adventures. Some examples of trips we have led include mountain lion ecology, wildflower photography, advanced outdoor skills and animal tracking.

A typical trip is 4 days. $250/day for 1-2 people; $50/day more for each additional person.

Short Field Courses

Northwest Connections hosts a variety of customized, short field courses. Historically, we have partnered with University of Montana faculty in the following programs:

College of Forestry and Conservation: Resource Conservation Field Experience and Climate Change Field Studies

Wilderness Institute's Wilderness and Civilization program

Department of Geography, Mountain Studies program

We are happy to work with you to custom design a field experience for your students highlighting our region's

  • natural history
  • community-based conservation efforts
  • practical experience in large landscape conservation

We can also offer extended programs benefiting your students or colleagues showcasing our experience in

  • carnivore field studies
  • tracking and telemetry
  • stream and wetland ecology and restoration

Contact us to learn more!


IMAGE CREDITS: Top - Dave Morris; Middle photos - Locke Hassett; Bottom - Stephanie Dunn