Here’s an excerpt from a note Rob Davies, Hungry Horse/Glacier View District Ranger, sent around yesterday (July 2) concerning the issuance of special use permits in the North Fork. This is not quite officially final information, but it is unlikely to change in any meaningful way. The full email text is available here: https://www.gravel.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Special-Use-Permits-in-the-North-Fork-Email-July-2-2020.pdf NW Adventures, ATV Guiding, I have… Read more →
The summer North Fork Interlocal Agreement meeting will be held, Wednesday, July 8 at Sondreson Hall. Start time is 1:00 p.m. This summer’s meeting is hosted by the North Fork Trails Association. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and related issues, we’re shooting for a “lite” version of the Interlocal this summer… There will be no lunch prior to the meeting…. Read more →
Sorry folks, the June 16 First Aid/CPR/AED Class has been canceled. We had too few signups. We may try again later in the summer.
I received the following note from Jim Dahlstrom, the North Fork District Ranger, concerning the reopening of Glacier Park’s Polebridge entrance on Monday, June 15. Jim will be available to answer questions about this issue at the NFLA general membership meeting, 8:00pm, Sunday, June 14 at Sondreson Hall. He is the first item on the agenda. Please note that Sondreson… Read more →
The following restrictions, guidelines and notices apply to the use of Sondreson Hall under Montana’s “Phase 2” COVID-19 management plan: The maximum number of people in the hall at any given time is 50. For a given event, up to 50 chairs will be set up, dispersed as widely as practical. If there are no empty seats available, please do… Read more →
REMINDER: Bob Lee will be giving his well-regarded First Aid/CPR/AED class in the North Fork again this spring. It is an all-day course, starting at 9:00am and wrapping up by 4:00pm. The date is Tuesday, June 16. The course will be held at Sondreson Hall. Cost should be $45/person. With a course size limit of 10 people, maintaining appropriate social… Read more →
Here’s the latest North Fork bear information from Tim Manley, Grizzly Bear Management Specialist for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. It was posted to Facebook on Sunday, May 31… The subadult male I released at the border went immediately west to Fortine. He got into garbage and bird feeders. He was recaptured and killed. The two females I released in… Read more →
Here’s the latest North Fork bear information from Tim Manley, Grizzly Bear Management Specialist for Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. It was posted to Facebook on Saturday, May 9 at about 7am… Bear update… good morning. Sorry for the long post… I just wanted to provide an update on bears. We will put out a press release but that might… Read more →
The 2020 Spring NFLA Newsletter is available on the website “Newsletters” page and the “NFLA Calendar” page has been updated. Please note that, given the evolving situation with the COVID-19 virus, events on the calendar are subject to change. We’ll try to make any necessary adjustments in a timely fashion. Please keep an eye on the website for announcements and… Read more →
Here’s the latest activity report from the North Fork Patrol, courtesy of Mark Heaphy . . . All 126 properties were checked at least once and 618 miles were logged. There were a few places that had downed trees, dented vent stacks, unlocked doors and a damaged screen (due to a bear). All owners were notified.