2018 Trout and Salmonid Lecture April 3rd

Martha Williams – Director, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

With spring upon us and fishing on our minds, the MSU Library is pleased to announce the 2018 Trout and Salmonid Lecture. This year we welcome Martha Williams, Director of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP), as guest speaker.

When: Tuesday, April 3rd, 7:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.

Where: Strand Union Building, Ballrooms BCD. View map.

Martha will present Wild Trout in Montana. She will tell the story of retired FWP fisheries biologist Dick Vincent, and how his pioneering research shaped the department’s habitat protection and water conservation policies for Madison River. Martha will also discuss current work by FWP to protect Montana’s trout fisheries from future threats.

Appointed by Gov. Steve Bullock in February 2017, Martha is FWP’s 24th director. She has spent her career dedicated to natural resource management. Martha served as legal counsel for FWP from 1998 to 2011, taught at University of Montana’s Alexander Blewett III School of Law, and worked as the deputy solicitor at the U.S. Department of Interior.

Thanks to contributions from generous donors, this event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are encouraged. We ask guests arrive no later than 6:45p.m. to guarantee seating. Register online or by calling (406) 994-6857.