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About Us

 

MBT is an all-volunteer organization and is affiliated with the North American Bluebird Society (NABS). We are proud to support the bluebird conservation movement to preserve these special birds. Find a link to NABS below and learn more about that wonderful organization. You'll also find information about the history of Mountain Bluebird Trails and a listing of our current Board of Directors on this page.

Learn more about the North American Bluebird Society (NABS) here:  https://www.nabluebirdsociety.org/
North American Bluebird Society logo

Our History

Mountain Bluebird Trails logo

Mountain Bluebird Trails began under the direction of "The Bluebird Man,"

Art Aylesworth, during the 1970s. Learn more about Art and

his legacy by clicking the button "ART'S BIO" to download and read about

this incredible man. You'll also find several photos of our founder below:

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Art Aylesworth The Bluebird Man

Art Aylesworth was known as "The Bluebird Man"

Art Aylesworth, Duncan MacIntosh, and Larry Zelany

Duncan MacIntosh, Larry Zelany, Art Aylesworth, mid-1980s

Art Aylesworth and Clarence Hagerman

Art Aylesworth and Clarence Hagerman, Idaho, 1982

Art Aylesworth and bluebird boxes

Art Aylesworth with his bluebird boxes

Art Aylesworth, Vivian Aylesworth

Art and his wife Vivian

Art Aylesworth, National Wildlife Magazine story 1988

A story about Art appeared in National Wildlife Magazine in 1988 

Our Board of Directors

Male mountain bluebird and female mountain bluebird with bugs for food
Male mountain bluebird and fledgling mountain bluebird

Our Board of Directors is committed to the conservation of bluebirds in the western states through education

and advocacy about the western bluebird

and the mountain bluebird.

OFFICERS:

President

Jane Brockway
Superior, MT 59872
janebrockway@blackfoot.net
406-822-3345

 

Secretary/Treasurer

Denise Aipperspach
P.O. Box 794
Ronan, MT 5986
406-676-0300

DIRECTORS:

Maridith Denton
P.O. Box 1183
Emigrant, MT 59027
406-333-4916

 

Lisa Rakich
Dillon, MT
406-925-0025

 

Tom Anderson
Spokane, WA

406-366-5204

Bill Lauckner
Nashua, MT
406-785-4651

Mike Houlihan
Frenchtown, MT

406-830-1550

Lew Melby
Glendive, MT
406-377-3018

 

Marideth Denton
406-224-0205

 

Ann Parry

Idaho

208-721- 7490

NEWSLETTER STAFF:

Editor

Jane Brockway

P.O. Box 1188
Superior, MT 59872
406-822-3345

janebrockway@blackfoot.net

 

Publisher

Lynne Conn
2205 N. Ridgeview Drive
Post Falls, ID 83854
Lynneac@outlook.com

OTHER:

Banding Administrator/Trainer

Jane Brockway

P.O. Box 1188
Superior, MT 59872
406-822-3345

 

Fledgling Report Coordinator

Myrna Lauckner
172 FAS 438
Nashua, MT 59248
lauckner@nemont.net

406-263-1584

Bluebird chicks, fledgling bluebirds
Male and female mountain bluebirds at nest box
bluebird eggs inside nest box
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