Closed cones sought for purchase
News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Tribal Forestry in Ronan is now buying closed cones for seed of the following species on the Flathead Indian Reservation: western larch - $40 a bushel; ponderosa pine - $20 a bushel; and Douglas fir - $25 a bushel. (A bushel is eight U.S. gallons.)
All cone pickers must list location of all cones picked and forestry is accepting cones from Tuesday, Sept. 4 to Nov. 1. Hours of operation are Monday – Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 104 East Main in Ronan. For more information call Tony Incashola at 406-676-3755 or Monty Marengo at 406-212-1699.