Blackfoot Valley Dispatch - The Blackfoot Valley's News Source Since 1980

By Elaine Caton
Trumpeter Swan Restoration Program Coordinator - Blackfoot Challenge 

Swan Update: Keep Calm and Paddle On

 

January 28, 2021

Logan Miller

Blackfoot swan 1V8 near Sheridan, Mont. Dec. 4, 2020

In spite of a worldwide pandemic and all the associated changes to human life that have gone with it, I'm happy to report that our Trumpeter Swans have kept calm and carried on with normal swan life in the Blackfoot.

Although we only had six pairs of swans attempt to nest this year (following eight attempts in 2019), five of those nests were successful, hatching a total of 20 cygnets. And all 2...



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