Time to Pay Your Dues!

Here’s a message from NFLA Secretary Dawn Olson Jacobson… Reminder that August meeting August 12 is elections for the NFLA in order to vote you need to be an active paid member $15.00 this money is used to pay for hall expenses and other things for the property. Please join the NFLA to help with our building. You can also join… Read more →

First Aid/CPR/AED class at Sondreson Hall – Aug. 14

Here is a note 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, August 14. 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 Bill… Read more →

Calendar of Events for July 2018

Here is a note from Chris Heitz, Treasurer of the North Fork Landowners Association… In talking to people over the 4th of July, it appeared that several of the great activities happening in July had already been forgotten. So here are a couple of reminders: TODAY: Get your list of questions for the Summer InterLocal to Bill Walker at wkwalker@nvdi.netSomething… Read more →

1st Float of the Season

Here’s a note from Janet Leigh… The first community float trip of the season will be Wednesday, July 11, from the border to Ford. Meet at Ford at 11:00 to shuttle to the border. Don’t forget your life jackets!

July Wildland Fire Outlook

The July/August/September Outlook is posted. The bottom line is that it could be worse. They are forecasting a above normal July for North Idaho and the Kootenai west of us. I know our precip the last two weeks has made a difference, but it won’t last if we get another flash drought. All in all, the forecast has seemed to moderate… Read more →

Training on How to Protect Your Home: Fire Mitigation Done Professionally – Mark Your Calendar for July 12

Come join neighbors and friends at Sondreson Hall on Thursday, July 12th at 9:30AM to learn how to protect your North Fork home. Watch fascinating videos and power point presentation by Stoltz Lumber’s Mark Boardman on thinning the forest around a home, and making open spaces for wildlife. Then travel to the Ulrichsen property, and see the results! 1 hr presentation,… Read more →

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 →

Fire Mitigation Committee 2018 Late Winter Update

Mark Your Calendars! The Fire Mitigation Committee is planning for the North Fork’s 2018 Firewise Day, which will be held the morning of July 18 preceding the Summer Interlocal. The North Fork has been recognized as a Firewise Community since 2006. Come join our Celebration! Byron Bonney will be our featured speaker again. This year he will tell us about… Read more →

A Business Meeting – Tonight!

The first NFLA Business Meeting of the summer will take place this evening, Sunday June 10th. At 7pm there is a presentation “Grizzlies in YOUR Backyard” by Tim Manley & “Wildlife in the North Fork” by Tim Thier, from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks. General meeting 8pm. Bring a snack to share, and meet your neighbors! Larry Wilson, host.

June 2018 National Wildland Fire Outlook

There is essentially no change from the May Outlook for Northwest Montana.  I do see some indication that we might not have an extended season into October which would be good.  On the other hand, the monsoonal moisture that will be pushing up into the Yellowstone country could very well increase our dry lightning levels without bringing the moisture.  That… Read more →