General Pollination Syndromes

Pollination is a mutualism, or an interaction between two species that is mutually beneficial. The mutualism can be either diffuse, among lots of plant species and lots of pollinator species, or between more specific pairs of species. The floral characteristics of many species of plants allow them to attract general classes of pollinators, rather than […]


In any given area some birds have the survival mechanisms necessary to survive the harshest of winters or scarcity of food. These “resident” birds do not follow seasonal cues to leave one area for another. Many bird species, however, embark on an annual seasonal journey called migration. The hallmark of migration is its regularity in response […]

The MSP project is funded by an ESEA, Title II Part B Mathematics and Science Partnership Grant through the Montana Office of Public Instruction. MSP was developed by the Clark Fork Watershed Education Program and faculty from Montana Tech of The University of Montana and Montana State University, with support from other Montana University System Faculty.