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Articles with the Tag: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes

People reminded to heed seasonal regulations

News from the Tribal Wildland Recreation Program  LAKE COUNTY — As the seasons change, new recreational seasonal closures take effect and some closures are now lifted, according to Les Bigcrane, Tribal Wildland Recreation Program. The use of fireworks at the Blue Bay Camp Grounds is prohibit...

Children learn from elders at River Honoring Children learn from elders at River Honoring

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes celebrated gifts of life, travel and beauty during the 26th annual Lower Flathead River Honoring last week. “A lot of this is in a cultural context,” said CSKT Wildland Recreation Work Project Coordinator Terry Tanner. “Our people, the Sal...

Tribal patrols ramp up for buckle up campaign

PABLO — Tribal police officers are asking motorists to buckle up during increased patrols for seat belt enforcement. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Police are among hundreds of law enforcement agencies across the country that are increasing safety patrols during the annual Memorial Day Cli...

Tagged fish liven up Mack Days

Tagged fish were the excitement of the Spring Mack Days Fishing Event during the ninth weekend. May 10 was a winning day for Steven Benson of Four Lakes, Wash. He is one of 850 anglers competing in the 2013 spring fishing event. Benson turned in 43 lake trout, which was the high number for the day, and one o...

Annual River Honoring announced

The Tribal Natural Resources Department announces that the 2013 River Honoring event begins Monday, May 6, at 6 p.m. with a community gathering. The public is invited and welcome to attend the opening of the River Honoring. The gathering will begin with an announcement of the 2013 river honorees. A free barb...

Migratory birds take center stage

PABLO — As part of a yearly celebration of migratory birds, we would like to encourage everyone to stop by the lobby of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Complex in Pablo from April 22-25. Local third-grade artists from across the Reservation have completed excellent entries for this year&rsq...

Hungry bears emerging from winter dens

It’s time to put the birdfeeders away for the year. Tribal wildlife biologists report that several grizzly bears have been documented in the valley this spring.  So while it may still feel like winter, some bears have emerged from winter hibernation, and very few natural foods are available now...

Budget sequestration ends Youth Conservation Corps

For the past three summers, the Creston Fish Hatchery and Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, along with Salish Kootenai College, has sponsored the Youth Conservation Corps, which provided more than 30 summer jobs for high school students. The program exposed local students to natural resource managemen...

Lake trout fishing materials available

The CSKT Fisheries Program announces the release of a set of educational materials designed to increase the success of lake trout catch on Flathead Lake. The materials include “Catching Lake Trout in Flathead Lake,” a two-DVD set, a Flathead Lake bathymetric map, a factsheet with fish identificat...

Lake trout tagged for fishing tourney Lake trout tagged for fishing tourney

POLSON — Now in its 12th year, the twice-annual Mack Days fishing event is aimed at reducing Flathead Lake’s lake trout population and increasing the native bull and cutthroat trout population. Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of the tournament, however, are the tagged trout.  An ext...


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