This photo of dawn was taken by Patti Hart.
2014 Firewise Day The North Fork Landowners’ Association’s Fire Mitigation Committee held its annual Firewise Day workshop on July 16, 2014. The theme of the workshop was “Wildfires Happen: Take Action! Plan. Prepare. Prevent.” The program began with a powerful DVD about recent major fires in Colorado, with a segment on the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona in 2013. Several… Read more →
Winter is well underway on the North Fork with all this cold weather, so we wanted to remind everyone of three important upcoming events. Thanksgiving Dinner at the Hall – In a little over a week it will be Thanksgiving and the perfect time to come join your North Fork neighbors at Sondreson Hall for the NFLA’s annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner. Turkey and… Read more →
The following report on the maintenance and Sondreson Hall and photo was sent in by Bill Walker… Thursday, Paul Marotz and I installed lights on the recently upgraded Sondreson Hall back porch. I noticed that someone put the finishing touches to the ramp, too. Thanks, Paul, and everyone else who has worked so hard on Sondreson Hall this summer/fall. And… Read more →
It’s that time of year again. All members of the NFLA are encouraged to bring or send non-perishable food items to the October meeting on the 4th. Acceptable donations include non-perishable commercially canned goods, dried foods such as rice, pasta, beans and any packaged food items not requiring refrigeration. Of particular interest is baby food. Another popular item is pancake syrup…. Read more →
The North Fork Patrol, with the written permission of a landowner, checks a property for evidence of trespass, poaching and external physical damage. Get more information about the North Fork Patrol and download a copy of the new sign up form.
The NFLA maintenance committee had a long list of tasks that they wanted to finish this summer and fall including the kitchen floor, a new back porch with a ramp, replacing the batten on the back of the building, and hooking the wood stove back up inside. Much of that work was finished during a flurry of activity this past week. Here’s… Read more →
The NFLA Board of Directors voted to increase the annual dues for active members from $10 a person to $15. Dues for associate members (no voting privileges) were also increased from $5 a year to $10. For more information about joining the NFLA and paying dues, including an updated form to fill out, see our Contact Page.
Members are taking advantage of the cooler weather to perform some maintenance at Sondreson Hall. Following is the schedule: Help with moving – On Wednesday, September 10th, a few folks are needed to help put the kitchen back together after the floor work in that area has been completed. Work will begin around 4PM. Minor repairs and oiling – On Tuesday, September 16th, folks are… Read more →
Kip Straton and the Border Patrol have invited their North Fork neighbors to join them on Monday, September 15th, at an open house on the border. The fun starts at 6PM. This is a chance to meet the folks who are guarding our border and learn a little more about what they are doing. Folks are asked to bring a dessert if you… Read more →
The Annual Tree Farm Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 11. The group will be meeting at Sondreson Community Hall at 10AM before proceeding on to the Chrisman and Hoiland Tree Farms, then returning to the Hall for the lunch, Business Meeting, and Awards. This meeting is open to the public – anyone wanting more information on the Tree Farm program is welcome to… Read more →