Registration is now open.
Flathead Lake Biological Station (FLBS) serves as the all-inclusive ISBPE Conference venue. In addition to holding scientific sessions, attendees will share meals in the dining hall, and have the opportunity to stay on the station in one of the station’s group accommodations.
The registration fee includes:
Opening reception on Wednesday evening
Breakfast (Thursday – Sunday)
Lunch (Thursday – Sunday)
Dinner (Wednesday – Saturday)
AM/PM refreshment breaks
Do to the ever changing nature of the COVID-19 health crisis we are suspending payment for Registering for this years conference. Please select the registration that you intend to pay for and we will bill you for your Registration on April 15th. Thank you for your understanding.
Early Bird Student Fee - $199 (ends on 15 April 2020)
Early Bird Member Fee - $299 (ends on 15 April 2020)
Early Bird Non-Member Fee - $349 (ends on 15 April 2020)
Regular Student Fee - $299
Regular Member Fee - $399
Regular Non-Member Fee - $449
*Additional student assistance is available upon request. Please email for more details.
Written notification of registration cancellations must be emailed to
Jessica.G.Lambert@gmail.com. Registration cancellations received by 1 May 2020 will receive a complete refund. Cancellations received between 1 - 10 May 2020 will have a $50 processing fee deducted from their refund. No refunds will be issued for registrations canceled after 10 May 2020.
COVID-19 Action Plan:
Please check out our COVID-19 Action Plan website.
We are suspending field trip Registration until 15 April 2020.
Field Trip to Wild Horse Island (WHI)
An optional field trip to Wild Horse Island is planned for Thursday and/or Saturday
afternoon. The BioStation's boat will accommodate 20 passengers. We may offer a second trip on Saturday depending on the number of attendees that sign up for this field trip. The field trip fee includes boat service from the BioStation to Wild Horse Island and a scenic tour of Flathead Lake.
Field trip Fee: $30.00 USD
Field Trip to National Bison Range (NBR)
An optional field trip to the National Bison Range is planned for Friday afternoon. For those who enjoy getting outdoors and looking for wildlife, the National Bison Range provides some of the best wildlife viewing and photographic opportunities available. Wildlife is well acclimated to vehicles.
Field trip Fee: $10.00 USD
Field Trip to Glacier National Park (GNP)
An optional field trip to Glacier National Park is planned for Sunday afternoon. The field trip fee includes: snacks/water, transportation and entrance fee. Field trip to Glacier National Park to include activity of your choice:
2:00 Ranger-led hike -- Johns Lake Loop
3:00 Ranger-led boat tour of Lake MacDonald*
* additional cost of $18.25 with reservation recommended call 406-257-2426 or visit
Field trip Fee: $25.00 USD
Optional Upper McDonald Creek Horseback Ride in Glacier National Park. This out and back, scenic 2.5 hour ride takes you through a dense, old growth Cedar/Hemlock Forest and provides excellent views of the upper portion of McDonald Creek. A truly picturesque ride, not to be missed!
Horseback riding Fee: $100 USD