Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Elrod was a professor of zoology at the University of Montana and he also established the University's biological station at Yellowbay on Flathead Lake. His interests in zoology were diverse and he conducted many studies on western Montana wildlife. We have listed a few of his earlier publication here.
Elrod, Morton John. 1908. The Flathead buffalo range: a report to the American Bison Society of an inspection of the Flathead Indian Reservation, Montana, for the purpose of selecting a suitable location for a national buffalo range. American Bison Society. Elrod, M.J. 1901. Limnological investigations at Flathead Lake, Montana, and vicinity, July 1899. Trans. Amer. Microsc. Soc. 22:63-80. [This paper has old photos of Flathead Lake and Valley and gives results of water samples taken in the summer of 1899 from Flathead Lake] Elrod, M.J. 1902. Biological reconnaissance in the vicinity of Flathead Lake Elrod, M.J. 1906. Butterflies of Montana with keys for determination of species. MSU B.30, Biol Ser. no. 10. Missoula. 174 pp [Gives detailed descriptions, keys, and plates of butterflies in Montana. Also where they were found and collected from]. Elrod, M.J. 1904. Birds in their relation to agriculture. Reprint from 2nd ann. rept. Montana State Brd. of Farmers Institutes, pp. 173-190; 197-208. Univ. of Montana, Missoula. Elrod, M.J. The Montana National Bison Range. Univ. of Montana. Elrod, M.J. 1912. The lakes of Glacier National Park. Am. Microscopical Society. Elrod, M.J. The lakes of Glacier National Park I. Avalanche Lake. Elrod, M.J. The lakes of Glacier National Park II. Lake Louise.