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Results of the August 2017 Business Meeting

The August 2017 Business Meeting was held last evening. There was a proposed by-laws amendment on the table to change the business meeting day from the first Saturday of the month to the second Sunday of the month. This proposed amendment was approved by 2/3 of the members attending the meeting last evening. The time of the business meeting was… Read more →

Subscribe to the NFLA Website and Never Miss a Post

Did you know that you can now subscribe to the NFLA website and you’ll receive an email every time we post new information? Is that cool or what? Check out the subscribe area in the side menu (over on the left if you’re on a computer), fill in your email, then confirm that email address when it shows up in… Read more →

June 3 Business Meeting Agenda

The first business meeting of the 2017 summer will take place starting at 8PM at Sondreson Hall. Please bring a light snack to share.  Board recruitment discussion. Click here for the agenda for this meeting. Preceding the meeting starting at 7PM will be a presentation by Glacier Park’s Dog Handler Mark Biel “the Bark Ranger” on an innovative approach to critter control. Come… Read more →

Bark Ranger Presentation

On Saturday, June 3rd, is the first NFLA Business meeting of the year, starting at 8PM at Sondreson Hall. Before the meeting is going to be a presentation (starting at 7PM) by Glacier Park’s Dog Handler Mark Biel with Gracie “the Bark Ranger” on an innovative approach to critter control. With the help of the Glacier National Park Conservancy, Glacier Park implemented a… Read more →

Jim Dahlstrom, New Ranger at Polebridge

Jim Dahlstrom is the new Glacier National Park ranger at Polebridge. He was kind enough to provide us with a biography (see below). Jim will be coming to an NFLA business meeting early in the summer to get acquainted. Welcome Jim! I began my career with the NPS in 1999 at Rocky Mountain National Park first as a volunteer, then… Read more →

Glacier Eyes ‘One Car In, One Car Out’ Rules to Ease Crowding

The Hungry Horse News says that if the crowds of last summer continue, Glacier National Park is considering implementing a “one car in, one car out,” plan for some of its dead-end roads, Superintendent Jeff Mow said last week during a talk in Kalispell. The overcrowding problem was particularly acute at Bowman Lake, where parking would fill to capacity and people… Read more →

NFLA Spring Newsletter and Calendar are in the Mail

It’s that time of year again… the NFLA has published its Spring newsletter and calendar for 2017. Very exciting. In this newsletter you’ll read all about the history of the NFIA/NFLA as it celebrates its 70th birthday. You’ll also read about the long history of dancing on the North Fork, memories from Larry Wilson about the NFIA/NFLA, and the early mail… Read more →

Park Road Update

Currently 17.0 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road are open for travel. Visitors can drive 11.5 miles from the West Entrance to Lake McDonald Lodge, and 5.5 miles from the St. Mary Entrance to Rising Sun. The section of the road between Lake McDonald Lodge and Rising Sun is closed due to plowing. The East Side vehicle closure is currently at… Read more →