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Report from the North Fork Patrol’s Board Meetings

Following is a report from Mark Heaphy… Since January of this year, the patrol has logged more than 658 miles of patrolling, has checked on 151 properties and notified 19 landowners of various problems or damages. The heavier, longer lasting wet snows of this past winter took out more than a few stacks, vents and chimneys. Also, Irv and Chris… Read more →

NFLA 2018 Spring Newsletter and Calendar are Out

By now, if you have paid up your NFLA dues, you should have received a copy of the 2018 Spring Newsletter and Calendar in the mail. The newsletter is the main result of work by Carol Groebe and Chris Heitz, plus articles by Lynn Ogle, Allen Chrisman, Lois Walker and Mark Heaphy. Besides social activities, the articles give great information… Read more →

First Aid/CPR/AED Class – May 29

The following note is from Bill Walker … I’d like to remind everyone that Bob Lee is giving his very popular and extremely useful First Aid/CPR/AED class at Sondreson Hall on Tuesday, May 29. It starts at 9:00am and should wrap up around 3:30 or 4:00pm. Bring your own lunch and drinks. Class size is limited to 10 people. Contact… Read more →

Flathead Wild and Scenic River – Meeting May 16th

The Flathead National Forest, in coordination and partnership with Glacier National Park, is in the process of preparing a comprehensive river management plan (CRMP) for the 3-forks of the Flathead River. A series of resource-focused public meetings will be held over the next six months, beginning on May 16th. This meeting will focus on water quality conditions, management, and concerns… Read more →

Tim Manley presentation by Bill Fordyce

Please Check out Your Bear Attractants

As bears emerge from their dens in the next few weeks, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers guidance for avoiding conflicts between humans and bears. Visit FWP’s Be Bear Aware web pages for important tips on maintaining bear-safe residences and camping expeditions. “You’ll learn responsible ways to feed your pets, manage your garbage, landscape the yard and build electric fences… Read more →

NFLA Dues are Due Before April 1st

I am SURE summer is right around the corner, so this is just a reminder that your NFLA dues ($15 per person) are due before April 1st if you want to receive the Spring Newsletter with the calendar of wonderful events planned for the summer.  Once again your Board of Directors has been working hard to make this summer memorable. … Read more →

Wildfire in Western Montana Lecture Series

FireSafe Flathead and Flathead Valley Community College are hosting a 4-part Community Lecture Series on Wildfire in Western Montana. This first evening we will learn about the history of fire in our area. Where: FVCC Arts and Technology Building, AT139 When: Thursday, February 22 from 6 – 8pm Contact: FireSafe Flathead at firesafeflathead@gmail.com or Ali at 751-2270 for more information… Read more →

2018 Winter Interlocal – LOCATION HAS BEEN UPDATED

NOTE: THIS IS LOCATION IS DIFFERENT FROM AN EALIER ONE, SO DON’T GO TO THE WRONG PLACE. The 2018 winter North Fork Interlocal Agreement meeting will be held Wednesday, February 21 at the Glacier Park Community Center in West Glacier. Start time is 10:00 a.m. The meeting usually lasts abut three hours. The Interlocal Agreement provides for face-to-face contact with representatives… Read more →

North Fork stalwart and NFPA board member Alan McNeil dies

The North Fork Preservation Association has a story about Alan McNeil that begins… Alan Rideout McNeil died of a heart attack on the 29th of December, 2017. The family wish to thank the neighbors, the Sheriff’s department, and the Coroner, all of whom were most helpful in the midst of the recent blizzard conditions. Read the full story here. There will… Read more →

Alan McNeil has Passed

We just received word that Alan McNeil, dear friend of the North Fork, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on Friday. Our hearts go out to Cecily, Bruce, and especially Alan’s daughter Fiona. Alan was a good neighbor and active member of the NFLA. He will be greatly missed.