2018 Christmas Bird Count Results

The Ruby Valley Christmas Bird Count took place January 5, 2019 and here are the results of all 4 years so far. Results of Christmas Bird Counts On Woodson Ranch, 2015-2018Bird Species2015201620172018American Coot12003American Crow420130American Dipper0120American Kestrel1000American Robin40186American Tree Sparrow7070American Widgeon0032Bald Eagle 181817Belted Kingfisher3122Black-billed Magpie74422970Black-capped Chickadee51878Bohemian Waxwing26555000Canada Goose345...
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Clear Creek Project Update–October 2017

As you have likely heard or read, the Clear Creek Project on Woodson Ranch--and beyond--is now underway. We have placed 400 acres of the ranch under a Wetland Reserve Easement with the help of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). This will preserve and protect from further development 400 acres of the ranch which have natural wetland characteristics. As part of that agreement, the 2.8 miles of Clear Creek on Woodson Ranch will be "restored". What this means is that some of the ...
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Wildlife Speaker Series, Tuesday, August 15, 5:30 PM

Join us August 15, at 5:30 PM for a Potluck dinner followed by a presentation at 7:00 PM. The topic will be Sandhill Cranes. Our speaker, Patrick Donnelly, will be discussion Sandhill Cranes and their reliance on private properties. Patrick, based in Missoula, has been actively tracking and studying these magnificent birds for years. The location is our Waldie/Kanouse Visitor Center, 2 miles north of the bridge in Laurin, MT...on Ruby River Drive. Visitor Center is on your right.   ...
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