Snow in the Rocky Mountains, looking from the North Fork back into Glacier National Park.
The big news on the calendar this week is Thanksgiving at Sondreson Hall on Thursday, November 24th. Here is the announcement with details… Come join your North Fork neighbors at Sondreson Hall for our annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner. Turkey and ham will be provided. Please bring a side dish and your own table setting. The doors open at 3 p.m. and… Read more →
The Daily Inter Lake reports that fall open burning season for Flathead County and northern Lake County begins Saturday, Oct. 1 and extends through Nov. 30. Wildland fire managers recommend being careful while burning this fall, as warm and dry conditions are predicted for this week and cured grasses will still ignite readily. Read the full story here. Get more information about the upcoming… Read more →
Andy Huntsberger, Fire Management Officer for the Forest Service, wrote with the following information… We plan on doing some Prescribed Fire implementation in the North Fork of the Flathead on 9/28 and 9/29/2016. Specifically Red Whale Units 7 (270 Acres) & Unit 8 (308 Acres) located directly west of Polebridge, MT. We plan on hand igniting the ridges and potentially utilizing Helicopter PSD ignition… Read more →
This coming Saturday, Oct. 1, is the final NFLA business meeting of 2016. Come join your friends and neighbors and please bring a snack to share with everyone after the meeting. NFLA business meetings are held at Sondreson Hall and begin at 8PM. All members of the NFLA are also encouraged to bring or send non-perishable food items to the… Read more →
North Forker Allen Chrisman has been elected as a recipient of the Society of American Foresters’ 2016 Presidential Field Forester Award. Award recipients will be recognized at the 2016 SAF National Convention, to be held Nov. 2-6 in Madison, WI. This is a great honor and we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Allen for being having won this award.
On Wednesday, August 24th, come join your friends and neighbors for a community float on the North Fork River from Big Creek to Glacier Rim. Meet at Big Creek at 10AM for the start of the float. For more information or if you have any questions, please either call Dennis or Carol Groebe at 406-888-9803 or go by their place and leave a note… Read more →
During the past couple of board meetings, we began talks regarding the treasurer’s duties, generally directed toward simplifying and clarifying. This led to a further discussion regarding developing a secretary position, in light of the fact there are duties that should not really the responsibility of the treasurer. At the July business meeting, a board member made a motion to… Read more →
Lois Walker kindly edited the transcript of Esther Chrisman’s interview. You can read the updated transcript here. Thank you, Lois! And don’t forget that you can listen to and read all the interviews from the North Fork History Project page.
The NFLA’s Fire Mitigation Committee sponsored its annual Firewise workshop on July 13, 2016, preceding the Summer Interlocal meeting. About 45 people attended. Committee co-chair Allen Chrisman once again put together an outstanding program, with presentations from all of the federal, state and local agencies with wildfire responsibilities on the North Fork. Angela Mallon and Erik Warrington represented the DNRC…. Read more →
The float originally scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 3 had to be cancelled due to weather, so t’s been rescheduled to Saturday, Aug. 6. Come join your friends and neighbors for a community float on the North Fork River from Coal Creek to Big Creek. Meet at Coal Creek at 10AM for the start of the float. Dennis says that the float will be over… Read more →