Spring training has been canceled due to Covid-19 regulations. Stay tuned for a fall training date.


UCLN trainings for new volunteers run from 10am to 3pm. The day will include a classroom session and a field (boat) session.


Topics include plankton net sampling for aquatic invasive mussels, life history and threats associated with dresissenid mussels, water quality monitoring basics, invasive plant species identification, sample site selection criteria and equipment decontamination protocols. Sampling equipment is available for interested volunteers who attend a training.


Volunteer training session on Flathead Lake





Please dress appropriately.  Training dates will be posted annually.  Snacks are provided but bring a lunch.




RSVP to Phil Matson,

Or Cynthia Ingelfinger,