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Archive | April, 2009

Touring the Buffalo Jump Near Ulm, MT

I recently helped show off one of our great visitor attractions to several international folks traveling through northcentral Montana. Our plans were to visit First People’s Buffalo Jump State Park about 15 minutes from Great Falls, MT near the small town of Ulm. When this tour was planned a month ago I wondered what kind […]

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Blackfeet Painted Tipi Exhibit

I recently toured the new Blackfeet Painted Tipi exhibit installed at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Great Falls, MT. The colorful and educational exhibit details different tipi designs used by the Blackfeet tribe from northwestern Montana. This exhibit will remain at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center through summer and fall so it […]

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Spinning A Yarn

Some folks spin a yarn and tell a story, others really do spin yarn! Once a month a local group of spinners and weavers sets up spinning wheels in a Great Falls, MT museum and demonstrates this amazing art. This group was at the C M Russell Museum one Sunday afternoon. I had just completed […]

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The Geese Are Here

It’s ltime for our annual migration of tens of thousands of snow geese. The largest staging area in Russell Country is at Freezout Lake WMA between Choteau and Fairfield, MT. Another great viewing area is Benton Lake Wildlife Refuge north of Great Falls. There is open water at both locations, its still chilly north of […]

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Ride the Train – See the Bunny

The Train I’m talking about is the Charlie Russell Chew Choo and the bunny is, of course, the Easter Bunny! Since the bunny is pretty busy this time of year, the only day to ride the train and visit with the bunny is Saturday, April 11th. And, for this day only, the train is called […]

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