Regional Events

April 14
Pocket Park Spring Cleanup
4pm-6pm
Location: 8th Street Native Plant Garden (corner of 8th and Grant Streets)
Earth Day is fast approaching, and it's time to get in the spirit! Join us for a fun spring cleanup at the 8th Street Native Plant Garden, affectionately known as the Pocket Park 🙂 We'll be freshening up the garden, and tools will be provided. Find us at the corner of 8th and Grant Streets — can't wait to see you there! 🐞

April 20
WildFest: Trees for Wildlife Giveaway
11:30am-1:30pm
Location: XXXX’s (BN Plaza)
WildFest officially kicks off the International Wildlife Film Festival with live music, food trucks, vendors, and kids activities. NWF will be handing out free native tree seedlings to celebrate the occasion!

April 21
MUD Earth Day Celebration: Trees for Wildlife Giveaway
12pm-3pm
Location: MUD (527 Wyoming St, Missoula, MT 59801)
Join us at the 18th annual MUD Earth Day Celebration! The festival will feature an environmental expo, activities and workshops for children and adults, and educational programs, as well as an ice cream truck and local music. NWF will be handing out free native tree seedlings to celebrate the occasion!

April 22
Earth Day Pint Night
5pm-8pm
Location: GILD (515 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801)
Join us at GILD to celebrate the week-long International Wildlife Film Festival and, of course, Mother Earth! $1 from every drink sold between 5-8pm will be donated to the National Wildlife Federation to support our Garden for Wildlife program. Stop by to learn about our programs, the films we're sponsoring, or just to say hello!

May 12
Mother's Day for Mother Earth
Location: TBD
Join us for a family-friendly day of service as we give back to the mother we all share!

May 19
Creating a Backyard Buffet: Native Plants & Beyond (with MUD)
10am-12pm
Location: Home ReSource Community Room (1515 Wyoming St, Missoula, MT 59801)
Loss of habitat means loss of food for many of our native Montana wildlife species. But the great news is that you can be part of the solution, right on your balcony or in your backyard! In this workshop, joined by fantastic guest speaker Claire Shady from Great Bear Native Plants, we’ll explore how to turn your space into a robust buffet for birds, bees, butterflies, and more, all year long. You’ll leave with a suet block (made by you) and an even deeper appreciation for our native plants! If that sounds like a blast, be sure to register here: https://missoulaurbandemonstration.square.site/

 

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