NFLA Fire Mitigation Committee co-chair Allen Chrisman has put together a fire season outlook for the early summer. Read all about it on the NFLA website.
By now, if you have paid up your NFLA dues, you should have received a copy of the 2018 Spring Newsletter and Calendar in the mail. The newsletter is the main result of work by Carol Groebe and Chris Heitz, plus articles by Lynn Ogle, Allen Chrisman, Lois Walker and Mark Heaphy. Besides social activities,… Read More »
Allen Chrisman, co-chair of the NFLA’s Fire Mitigation Committee, says… 2017 was a record year for Wildland Fire in Montana with some 1.4 million acres burned. Fortunately, the North Fork escaped large fires. However, with our long history of large fires in 1988, 2001 and 2003, it is only a matter of time before we see… Read More »
Chris Heitz, Treasurer of the North Fork Landowners Association, has sent out a note reminding folks that the NFLA dues are due before April 1st if you want to receive the Spring Newsletter by mail. Read all about what you’ll get if you sign up early. The NFLA was founded “to promote the general welfare… Read More »
Allen Chrisman, co-chair of the NFLA’s Fire Mitigation Committee, has posted information about the February 1 National Wildland Fire Potential Outlook on the NFLA website. Tap here to get that report. The North Fork Landowners Association is a great resource for everyone living on the North Fork. Get more information about the NFLA and join… Read More »
It’s that time of year already. Time for the NFLA Fall Newsletter! The 2017 North Fork Landowners Association (NFLA) Fall Newsletter is sent out every fall to NFLA members reminding them to renew their membership and includes a membership renewal form as well as a letter from the NFLA President. The NFLA invites everyone to join! Membership… Read More »
The Flathead Beacon says… More than 12,000 people in Flathead County struggle with hunger, including one in five children, according to statistics from the Montana Food Bank Network introduced last week at a community roundtable event designed to educate about hunger’s ripple effects in Northwest Montana. The community discussion, which took place on Sept. 20 in Kalispell,… Read More »
Molly Shepherd, co-chair of the NFLA’s Fire Mitigation Committee, has posted a link to the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy September Newsletter onto the NFLA website. This newsletter begins… This has been a particularly tough season for stakeholders in the West. Cohesive Strategy’s Western Region and its partners are leading the charge to facilitate identification and implementation… Read More »
Allen Chrisman, co-chair of the North Fork Landowners Association Mitigation Committee, has published a wildland fire out look for September on the NFLA website. Check it out here.
The NFLA’s Fire Mitigation Committee sponsored its annual Firewise Day workshop on July 19, 2017, immediately preceding the Summer Interlocal meeting. About 55 people attended. The program was compelling and well-received by attendees. For more information and excellent recommendations on how to prepare for a wildland fire, tap here to read a post co-authored by Molly… Read More »