The Montana Consensus Council is sponsoring a class called "Discover Conflict Partnership: The Guide to Enduring Resolutions" in Helena on Oct. 19 and 20.

Bird lovers are upset with President Bush — and they’re letting him know. Check out to learn more about how birdwatchers can protect bird populations, wetlands and clean air and water.

The Floodplain Management Association is holding its Arid Regions Flood and River Restoration Conference in Mesa, Ariz., from Nov. 16-19. 602-506-4767

Durango Nature Studies has just released its fall calendar of events for children, adults and teachers. They range from "Early Childhood Teacher and Parent Nature Education Workshops" to full moon hikes, birding and wilderness-skill classes.