North Fork Weed Wranglers with their sacks of weeds

Knapweed Under Attack!

The knapweed at Sondreson Meadow was under attack on Thursday by the North Fork Weed Wranglers, a committee of the North Fork Landowners Association. The weed pull was organized by Donna Harrison, committee chair. Kat Pine, the Education/Compliance Officer from the Flathead County Weed Department joined the group under cloudy skies to add her expertise to the search and eradication… Read more →

NFLA Calendar Events for the Week of June 13

There are a couple of calendar events for the upcoming week. On Wednesday, June 15th is a community float from the border to Ford. Folks are going to meeting at For by 9AM to convoy up to the border. On Thursday, June 16th is a community weed pulling at Sondreson Meadow starting at 10AM. Bring water, lunch, gloves, a long sleeve shirt,… Read more →

Questions for the Summer Interlocal

The 2016 Summer Interlocal is scheduled for Wednesday, July 13, at Sondreson Hall starting at 1PM after a potluck lunch. The Interlocal Agreement provides for face-to-face contact with representatives of agencies whose policies and actions affect the North Fork. Interlocal Agreement meetings are held in the winter (in town) and summer (at Sondreson Hall). Signatories to the agreement include the… Read more →

Weed Roundup in 2013

Weed Pull at Sondreson Meadow

Come help pull weeds at Sondreson Meadow on Thursday, June 16th, starting at 10AM.  Please bring water, lunch, gloves, long sleeve shirt, and garbage bags.

New North Fork Sign

New North Fork Sign

Folks may have noticed that there’s a new sign on the south side of the Home Ranch Bottoms pavement. Although it keeps with the spirit of the old sign, this one is spiffed up and legible, reflecting well on our community. Our many thanks to the North Fork Patrol for taking the time and effort to update this North Fork… Read more →

Fire Mitigation Committee Report, Late Spring 2016

From Co-Chairs Molly Shepherd and Allen Chrisman Hazardous Fuels Grant The North Fork has received four hazardous fuels reduction grants since the fires of 2003. Monies have been available on a cost-share basis, with the grant paying 75% of the cost of an eligible project and the landowner contributing the remaining 25%. The Flathead Economic Policy Center has administered the… Read more →

Linda & Carl Pittman

Celebration of Carl Pittman’s Life

The Pittmans are inviting their neighbors and friends from the North Fork to a celebration of Carl’s life on Friday, July 8th, starting at Noon. Please bring a side dish to share at a pot luck lunch. Also please bring a folding chair if you have one. Come and share your memories with Carl’s friends. The address is 9340 North Fork Road.

Correct Times for Events Sat. June 4

Larry’s column this week in the Hungry Horse News had the times for events this evening incorrect. Here are the correct times: 7PM – Larry Wilson will be presenting a slide show at Sondreson Hall about the Red Bench Fire and photo albums with photos from the Moose and Wedge Canyon fires. 8PM – The first NFLA Business Meeting of the year. We… Read more →

June National Wildland Fire Potential Outlook

Here is the June National Wildland Fire Potential Outlook:  http://www.nifc.gov/nicc/predictive/outlooks/monthly_seasonal_outlook.pdf It captures the obvious for us – that the last half of May was cool and wet (just like we like it!).  It indicates that pattern will continue well into June: A robust green-up is currently occurring across the Northern Rockies. Fuels in most locations are now much wetter than average…. Read more →