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Flathead Wild and Scenic River: Comprehensive River Management Plan Wildlife Outstandingly Remarkable Value Meeting

The Flathead National Forest, in coordination and partnership with Glacier National Park, has begun the process to prepare a Comprehensive River Management Plan (CRMP) for the 3-Forks of the Flathead River.  Project activities will include reviewing the existing Flathead River Wild and Scenic River Recreation Management Direction and River Management Plan. The river and surrounding lands offer recreational opportunities and… 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 →

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 →

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.

Champion of the North Fork John Frederick dies

Champion of the North Fork John Frederick dies

John Frederick at the 1987 Polebridge Forth of July paradeJohn Frederick, champion of the North Fork and a founder of the North Fork Preservation Association, died today following a long illness. John passed away peacefully, his final weeks filled with the affection, laughter and tears of friends, family and well-wishers. Here is John’s obituary, written by long-time friend and North… Read more →

Family, Forests and the Future

The Flathead Beacon has a wonderful article about our good neighbors the Chrismans and the good work that they’re doing. It starts… NORTH FORK — To accompany siblings Allen Chrisman and Kari Wiley in the Chrisman Family Forest is less of a nature walk than it is a meander through the woods to meet old friends. Read the full story… Read more →

2017 NFLA Fall Newsletter

The 2017 NFLA Fall Newsletter comes to you courtesy of the North Fork Landowners Association (NFLA).  A copy of the newsletter is sent out every fall to NFLA members reminding them to renew their membership and includes a membership renewal form as well as a letter from the NFLA President. We invite you to join us! Membership dues are only $15 a… Read more →

2017 Annual Financial Report Available for Review

Treasurer Chris Heitz reports that the Annual Financial Report for the 2017 fiscal year has been audited and is now ready for your review. Read the full report here. Thank you, Chris, for all of your hard work throughout the year. And thanks to the Audit Committee who performed the audit! Don’t forget, you can get access to all of the… Read more →