Archive for May, 2011

  • A Twisted Tail…

    By Tony on May 15, 2011
    Maybe not what you are thinking.  Today I went to Beartrap Canyon on the lower Madison River to see if I could hit the annual caddis fly hatch.  The caddis fly hatch is an annual right of spring for anglers in the area.  Known as the “Mother’s Day Caddis Hatch” on the Yellowstone River due to its tendency to hit […]
  • Maps as Art

    By Tony on May 13, 2011
    Every now and then my work allows me to create something both useful and beautiful.  A recent project in the Flathead River in northwest Montana was just one of those moments.  Our project team was performing a Channel Migration Zone (more information on CMZs at study for the Flathead River from the Old Steel Bridge on the east side of Kalispell, […]
  • Early Lupine

    By Tony on May 10, 2011
    Seems that the lupine are often the first to show up in the garden.  We are finally into spring rain instead of snow.  But up high, we are still accumulating snow.  Up to 2 inches of snow water equivelent in the mountains around Bozeman.  More water to come down the rivers this spring.  It could get big!