Wildflower Hike

Who: Prickly Pear Land Trust
What: Wildflower Hike
Where: Mt Helena Trailhead Parking Lot
When: Thu, May 28, 2015

Prickly Pear Land Trust


Celebrate wildflowers on this moderate walk of less than two miles led by PPLT Board Member Bob Person. Meet at the main Mt. Helena trailhead parking lot. Which wildflowers will be out depends on the changeable spring weather.


Have questions? Need directions? Please call Prickly Pear Land Trust at (406) 442-0490.

16th Annual Montana Audubon Bird Festival

Who: Montana Audubon
What: Bird Festival
Where: Red Lion Colonial Inn, Helena, MT
When: Fri, Jun 05, 2015

2015 MT Audubon


Kids’ Hike

Who: Prickly Pear Land Trust
What: Kids' Hike
Where: TBD
When: Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Prickly Pear Land Trust


Bring your families to an Eye-Spy Nature Scavenger Hunt just for kids. Walk leaders will help kids find things like different kinds of animals, trees, flowers, weeds, and cactus, among other things. The walk is about one mile. Meeting place to be determined. Refreshments will be provided.


Have questions? Need directions? Please call Prickly Pear Land Trust at (406) 442-0490.

Kayak Intro-Paddle Technique

Who: Helena College--University of Montana
What: Kayak Class
Where: Helena, MT
When: Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Kayaking Intro — Paddle Technique   

Become familiar with the basics of the equipment and techniques. You’ll learn the different paddling strokes, along with how to control, stop, and brace your boat.

Kayaks may be rented from the instructor for $10 each, or you are free to bring your own or rent from another source of your choice. If reserving with the instructor, reserve in advance by replying to your registration confirmation email. Rental fee is payable at class (check or exact cash please.)

Kayaking Intro — Paddle Technique
Date: 6/15/2015 – 6/15/2015 Instructor: Joanne Thun
Time: 5:30 PM – 12:00 AM Bldg: Room:
Days: M Sessions: 1 Location:
Fee: $19.00

Register Here

Special note for all outdoor classes

We reserve the right to cancel for weather at any time, but will only do so in cases where participant’s SAFETY is involved. We will not cancel for cold or rain but may delay or cancel for extremely high winds, lightning, or other dangerous conditions as deemed so by the instructor. The instructor’s professional discretion is the final word.

Of course, if you do not feel comfortable with the present weather conditions, you are not required to participate, but we cannot provide a refund if class continues without you.

In case of postponement, we will do our best to work with the instructor and students to reschedule if possible. If you are unable to make the rescheduled time, you will have the option of a full refund.

**Once you have registered, there will be a fee assessed for changing dates or cancellation. Any changes to your registration must occur 3 full business days before class, and you will be assessed the greater of $3 or 10% per class.

Mount Helena Music Festival

Who: Downtown Helena Inc
What: Mount Helena Music Festival
Where: Womens Park
When: Fri, Jun 26, 2015

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Weed Pull and BBQ

Who: Prickly Pear Land Trust
What: Weed Pull and BBQ
Where: Old Shooting Range Parking Lot (Davis Gulch)
When: Thu, Jul 09, 2015

Prickly Pear Land Trust

Weed Pull and BBQ, 5:30 p.m. Meet at the Old Shooting Range Parking Lot (up Davis Gulch). Greta Dige, code enforcement officer for the city of Helena, will discuss how to identify and eliminate weeds. After pulling weeds for about an hour, enjoy burgers, hot dogs, salads, and dessert provided by the PPLT Outreach and Education Committee.

Have questions? Need directions? Please call Prickly Pear Land Trust at (406) 442-0490.

Elkhorn Endurance Runs

Who: Helena Ultra Runners League
What: Elkhorn Endurance Runs
Where: Helena, Montana
When: Sat, Aug 01, 2015

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