Tag Archives: Forest Service

Forest Service Spends Record $2 Billion Battling Forest Fires

By | September 15, 2017

The Flathead Beacon reports that the Forest Service has spent more than $2 billion battling forest fires around the country — a record as wildfires blacken the American West in one of the nation’s worst fire seasons. Wildfires have ravaged the West this summer with 64 large fires burning across 10 states as of Thursday, including… Read More »

Cyclone Lake Fire Information

By | August 20, 2017

Fire Information – Cyclone Lake Fire Saturday Aug 19, 2017 3:00 PM Fire Information: (406) 387-3802 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/discovertheflathead QUICK FACTS: Location: 23 miles north of Columbia Falls, MT, in the Coal Creek State Forest. Detected: August 12, 2017, 4:30 p.m. Cause: Lightning Legal Description: NE, Section 21, T34N, R21W; Lat/Long: Lat. 48° 41’ 72”, Long.… Read More »

Flathead National Forest Plan Revision Status

By | August 16, 2017

The Flathead National Forest release of the final environmental impact statement and draft records of decision for the revised forest plan and forest plan amendments is now slated for October due to the need to coordinate schedules with the Washington, D.C., headquarters of the U.S. Forest Service. In addition to addressing the effects of the… Read More »