Snow in the Rocky Mountains, looking from the North Fork back into Glacier National Park.
Here is information about an upcoming bike ride: Date: Saturday, July 29 Time: 8:30 am The Ride: Logging Ranger Station to Anaconda Creek Bridge Distance: 10 miles round trip ***meet at 8:30 am at Polebridge Ranger Station to carpool to Logging Ranger Station where our ride starts. Closed Road. No traffic or dust!!
There will be a community float from Polebridge to Coal Creek on Tuesday, July 25. Folks are meeting up at Coal Creek at 10AM to coordinate shuttles. The float will launch from Polebridge at 10:30AM. Bring a lunch to enjoy with your friends and neighbors on the river. And don’t forget your life jackets!
One more reminder about the big day coming up tomorrow, Wednesday, July 19, at Sondreson Hall … Beginning at 9:30AM – Firewise Day. Get the details from the NFLA’s Fire Committee page. From Noon to 1PM – Potluck lunch. Join you neighbors and friends for a potluck lunch. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. Starting at 1PM… Read more →
The Pie and Ice Cream Social and Square Dance of 2017 was well attended and everyone had a good time. Thank you Linda Pittman and Debo Powers for hosting this wonderful, annual event. Check out these photos from Patti Hart.
In Northwest Montana we are still forecasted for a “normal” season, but with normal fire season in August, it should be busy. As Lynn probably mentioned at the NFLA Meeting Saturday, things are drying out quickly. I was amazed at how dry the fine fuels around our cabins have gotten in just the past week without watering. This reminds me… Read more →
The Summer 2017 North Fork Interlocal Agreement Meeting is at 1:00pm, on Wednesday, July 19 at Sondreson Hall. This year’s sponsor is the North Fork Preservation Association. Interlocal meetings are held twice each year, winter and summer. These semi-annual get-togethers are intended to encourage open discussion between North Fork landowners and neighbors and local, state and federal agencies. In other… Read more →
FWP Bear Specialist Tim Manley’s presentation before the July NFLA Business Meeting was both well attended and well received. One slide in the presentation provided the following information: Grizzly bears in the Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem (NCDE) currently listed as threatened: 2004 population estimate: 765 grizzly bears (Kendall USGS) 2004-2015 population trend: 2.3% annual growth (Costello MDFWP) Current estimated population:… Read more →
As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, Montana anglers are reminded that they need to purchase a new Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Pass. The AIS Prevention Pass is required for all anglers, in addition to a fishing license. The cost is $2 for residents and $15 for nonresidents. This is not a license fee increase, but rather an additional requirement… Read more →
From the FWP website… Across the state, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks watercraft inspection station staff are checking hundreds of vessels each day. These vessels come from all over the state, with many coming from out of state looking to enjoy some of the great boating Montana has to offer. The discovery of mussel larvae in water samples from Tiber… Read more →
Tim Manley from the FWP will be giving a talk on grizzly bear management at Sondreson Hall on July 1 before the NFLA’s Business Meeting. His talks starts at 7PM. The Business Meeting starts at 8PM. Tim was born in Great Falls, MT and went to college at Colorado State University where he graduated with a degree in Wildlife Biology…. Read more →