Per Montana Governor Steve Bullock’s order for closure of non-essential businesses due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, our Helena office and Billings-based Audubon Center will be closed from Monday, March 30th through Friday, April 10th. We will be checking voice messages and emails at both locations during this time. Please feel free to contact us, and we will get back to you as soon as we are able. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time. Take care and stay safe.
Helena Office: (406) 443-3949 / [email protected]
Montana Audubon Center: (406) 294-5099 / [email protected]
COVID RESPONSE, 3/18/20
Especially in these challenging times, we hope that you and your loved ones are doing well and staying safe and healthy! By working together throughout Montana, we will get through this.
In that spirit, we would like to announce our COVID-19 response and let you know that your health and safety are of utmost importance to us. We will continue to closely monitor news sources and CDC guidance for recommendations and will keep you updated regarding resulting changes to this response.
Following is the status of our various areas of operation:
The Helena office is closed to the public until further notice. We are happy to send you any information via mail or email including birding information, checklists, brochures, etc. Please contact us at: (406) 443-3949 or [email protected]
Montana Audubon Center
In light of school closures and efforts to otherwise #flattenthecurve, the Montana Audubon Center is currently closed until March 27th. Please click here for more information.
Wings Across the Big Sky Bird Festival
Currently the Festival will be held as planned, June 5-7, 2020 at the Yogo Inn, Lewistown. As with all of our endeavors, we will be evaluating alternative plans for the Festival in the coming weeks and will update you accordingly. In the event that the Festival is postponed or cancelled, participants will be offered full refunds and other options. Otherwise, our regular refund policy is still in effect and is as follows: Full refund through April 30; 50% refund through May 28; and no refunds after May 28. Please click here for more information.
Citizen Science Projects
Our critical work on bird research will continue including individual and team-based citizen science surveys. For updates on trainings and projects please click here for more information.
Please check our website and social media channels regularly for updates. Our top priority is public safety and we feel a strong responsibility to our staff, volunteers, supporters, and fellow Montanans. Thank you for your ongoing support and consideration and know that our important mission-related work continues on.