Elk in the valley bottom by Keith Hammer.
Swan Rangers took advantage of increasing daylight during their outings in the past week!
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Elk are taking advantage of hidden valley green-up, as shown in Keith Hammer's lead photo.
There's still plenty of snow up high, however, as shown in this photo by Norma Linsky and . . .
. . . this one by Chris Gotschalk!
This photo by Debra Schweiter reminds us the streams are not yet free of ice either!
Lynn Smith found fat Pussy willows, a sign that Spring is on its way!
Pam Willison has been keeping an eye on waterfowl as they prepare to nest, including this Common merganser.
Pat Jaquith caught the launch of a Prairier falcon!
Ruth Quist reminds us that not every day started out sunny!
In our parting shot, Debra Schweitzer skied late enough in the day to catch the sun setting on the Swan and Flathead Mountain Ranges!