Tag Archives: Forest Service

Flathead National Forest Plan, Approved During Shutdown, Draws Mixed Reviews

By | February 3, 2019

Flathead National Forest Plan, Approved During Shutdown, Draws Mixed Reviews Revisions to the plan that dictates land, recreation and wildlife management on the 2.4 million acre Flathead National Forest have now gone into effect. Interest groups are split on what the plan means for the forest’s future. The 2018 Flathead National Forest Plan was signed… Read More »

Forest Service Employees Want Permanent Solution To Government Shutdown

By | January 26, 2019

Forest Service Employees Want Permanent Solution To Government Shutdown Union representatives of Montana’s 7,000 federal workers impacted by the federal government shutdown say they’re pleased President Donald Trump has agreed to put them back to work for three weeks and authorize back pay. But they say questions still abound and damage has already been done.… Read More »

BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE WATCH

By | January 17, 2019

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

By | January 8, 2019

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 »