Oct 6, 2015

“Wildlife & Humans Together in the 21st Century” Lecture Series Continues with Westslope Cutthroat Genetics and Conservation

Flathead Valley Community College’s (FVCC) Natural Resources program and Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) have joined forces to present lecture series, “Wildlife & Humans Together in the 21st Century,” on selected Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. through December at FVCC. The series is free and open to the public.


The series will continue on October 8 with a presentation on westslope cutthroat trout conservation by FWP Mitigation Coordinator Matt Boyer, Fisheries Research Biologist Amber Steed, and Sekokini Springs Hatchery Manager Scott Relyea.  Attend the lecture and learn about the large efforts underway to conserve the genetics and populations of Montana’s state fish.


The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. and will take place in the large community meeting room inside the Arts & Technology building on FVCC’s Kalispell campus. The presentation will last approximately an hour and will follow with a 20-minute question and answer period.


A complete schedule of lectures is found in the attached brochure; the schedule is also available by contacting FWP (752-5501) or FVCC (756-3946), or by visiting, or “Wildlife & Humans Together in the 21st Century” is supported by FVCC, FWP and a grant from the AT&T Technology and Environment Awards program. For more information, contact John Fraley at 752-5501 ( or Christina Relyea at 756-3946 ( or Tara Roth, FVCC, at 756-3912 (