Snapshots: Gardening lecture; fishing entry on Madison reopens; diabetes workshop at hospital | Snapshots


The Park Street Community Garden gives Butte more space.

Meagan Thompson, the Montana Standard

Access to fishing at Valley Garden will be reopened

ENNIS – The Valley Garden Fishing Access Site about two miles northeast of Ennis along the Madison River has reopened to the public after flooding closed the area in February.

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks staff have repaired damaged areas and addressed potential safety issues from flooding and ice.

The Ennis Fishing Access Site, which was also damaged during the flood, is closed for repairs.

Garden lecture in Butte

The first garden lecture in a planned series will take place on Thursday, April 8th, at 6 p.m. in Park Street Community Garden, west of the Hummingbird Cafe. Kim Kohn from the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archive will speak about historic Butte Gardens. In bad weather, the lecture will be moved to the Butte-Silver Bow Public Library.

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Land is still available for rent in the garden this summer by contacting the library at 723-3361, where the seed library is open for the season.

Hospital offers diabetes workshop

St. James Healthcare is offering a Diabetes Workshop on Thursday, April 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The courses will continue simultaneously on April 22nd and 29th. Insurance can be billed for the courses.