July/August/September Wildland Fire Potential Outlook

Greetings!   Here is the July/August/September Wildland Fire Potential Outlook issued today.  No big change here: https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_seasonal_outlook.pdf While we have appreciated the moisture we received lately, we are still behind in overall precipitation for the year.  And while there is probability of showers in the forecast, I’m thinking things are going to dry out – and probably quickly by late July. … Read more →

Montana Tree Farm Flathead Field Day

Join us at Sondreson Community Hall on June 28 for a forestry field day sponsored by Montana Tree Farm, hosted by Allen Chrisman and Mark Boardman. 2019 MT TF Flathead Field Day.PDF After an hour PowerPoint presentation by Allen and Mark, we’ll drive up to the Chrisman/Wiley Family Forest to view recent timber harvest, discuss management objectives, logging systems, and… Read more →

June 2019 Large Fire Potential Outlook

Northwestern Montana (including the Flathead) is forecasted for  above normal large fire potential starting in mid-July and continuing through August into at least mid-September. So, it has the potential to be a busy fire season in the North Fork.     Click on the link below for the report. Allen Chrisman https://www.nifc.gov/nicc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_seasonal_outlook.pdf

North Fork Patrol update

The North Fork Patrol had its spring meeting on 30 May. So far this year the patrol has logged 722 miles and checked on 132 residences. Only two owners had to be notified of damages.  As folks return to the North Fork for the summer, the patrol reminds them to be sure to have a plan of action incase of… Read more →

First Aid/CPR/AED Course on Friday, May 31 at Sondreson Hall

Bob Lee will be giving his well-regarded First Aid/CPR/AED class in the North Fork again this spring on Friday, May 31, at Sondreson Hall. It is an all-day course, starting at 9:00am and usually finishing up at 4:00pm or a bit earlier. Cost should be $45/person, cash or check. Bring a lunch and drinks. Course size limit is 10 people!… Read more →