Missoula Public Library | 301 East Main Missoula MT 59802 | (406) 721-2665 | M-W 10am-9pm | Th-Sa 10am-6pm | Su 1-5pm


Check out our awesome spring programming series, focused on naturalism and local flora identification (and consumption!).

All programs take place in the Large Meeting Room at Missoula Public Library, 301 E Main St, downtown Missoula.

Mushroom Identification 101
Wed. May 8 / 5:30—7 PM
An introductory class, from Western Montana Mycological Association and Microbiologist Egan Jankowski-Bradley, about basics of mushroom identificiation -- including how to use a mushroom field guide, the characteristics of mushrooms, and descriptive language. Please bring your own mushroom field guide if possible.

Mushroom Identification 102
Wed. May 15 / 5:30—7 PM
In part two of our series, you will further your knowledge on how to utilize your field guide, how to take field notes, and building more confidence with identification.

Missoula Wildflowers 101
Tues. May 21 / 6:30—8 PM
Drew Lefebvre, Teaching Naturalist at the Montana Natural History Center, will introduce us to some of the fascinating wildflowers of the Missoula area. Get to know your botanical neighbors and learn about their amazing histories.

Eat Your Weeds: May through June
Wed. May 29 / 6:30—8 PM
Got weeds? If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em! Sandy Perrin, the Plant Clinic Coordinator of the Missoula County Extension Office will show us how to gather and prepare early summer weeds for an edible delight. It's the ultimate "eat local" event!