IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED 06:02 MST Thu Jan 17 2019 The Flathead Avalanche Center in Hungry Horse has issued a BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WATCH for the following areas: NWS Missoula MT – MTC 029 (Flathead County)…MTC 047 (Lake County)…MTC 053 (Lincoln County) * TIMING…In effect from Thu 06:02 MST to Sat 20:00 MST. * AFFECTED AREA…The Swan… Read More »
Final Flathead Forest Plan Unveiled – Flathead Beacon After years thrashing out the details of a proposed management plan for the Flathead National Forest, a new blueprint emerged during the government shutdown to guide a wide range of uses on 2.4 million acres of ecologically and economically productive land for the next 15 years or… Read More »
New Flathead National Forest Plan Will Shape Future Grizzly Management Despite the government shutdown, U.S. Forest Service supervisors last week signed a new management plan for the Flathead National Forest, along with amendments that standardize grizzly bear management for the Lolo, Kootenai and Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forests. The plan, more than five years in… Read More »
USPS features two Montana rivers for 50 years of Wild and Scenic Rivers Spoiler: The Flathead River (well, actually, the three forks of the Flathead River are the wild and scenic part) is featured on one of the stamps. There’s a lot of interesting background here . . .