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Articles with the Tag: Fire

CSKT spring debris burning information shared

News from CSKT FLATHEAD INDIAN RERVATION – Spring burning season is here. Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wildfire. Careless debris burning is...

May is official wildfire awareness month

News from Montana DNRC MONTANA – The governors of Montana and ten other Western states have proclaimed May as Wildfire Awareness Month. Fire prevention agencies and organizations across the state invite all Montanans to participate.  Spring is an ideal time to raise awareness about how we ...

Burn backyard debris safely

News from CSKT   FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION — May is Wildfire Awareness month, the ideal time to reduce the excess vegetation around your home that could pose a wildfire threat.  As you begin spring cleanup, if burning is the only option to dispose of woody material, fire officials ur...

Spring debris burning opens May 1

News from CSKT Division of Fire   FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – Spring burning season is finally here. Burning is a great way to clear dead vegetation and clean up. Before you light your piles or grass this spring, take the necessary precautions to ensure your burn does not become the next wil...

UM researchers receive NASA grant to create tools for reforestation UM researchers receive NASA grant to create tools for reforestation

News from University of Montana MISSOULA – As forest managers increasingly see less natural regeneration of low-elevation tree species and increased mortality in planted seedlings, reforestation needs are outpacing the ability of managers to respond. Three University of Montana researchers rece...

Firewood gathering available by permit at state parks

News from the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks MONTANA – With the arrival of winter weather, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is reminding residents that firewood gathering for personal, non-commercial use is allowed at certain state parks in Region 1, including the Thompson Chain of Lakes bet...

Family shares story about local smokejumper Family shares story about local smokejumper

When anyone told Margarita Kay Phillips (1956-2018) she couldn’t do something, she would work twice as hard to prove them wrong. With that mindset, she achieved a number of amazing accomplishments in her lifetime, but she wasn’t one to brag.  In fact, she didn’t like being the cente...

Debris burning opens with restrictions

News from the CSKT Division of Fire FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION – The Division of Fire would like to let the public know that open debris burning starts on the Flathead Reservation Oct. 1.  You do not need a burn permit from Oct. 1 to Nov. 30.  The current fire danger on the Flathead Res...

Briefs for Sept. 26, 2018

Fire danger high on the Flathead Indian Reservation Flathead Indian Reservation — Debris burning is closed until Oct. 1.  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Division of Fire officials have determined to keep fire danger signs within the Flathead Indian Reservation pointed t...

Be aware as bears activley seek food sources before winter denning season

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks With archery and upland game bird seasons opening Sept. 1, hunters are reminded to “Be Bear Aware.” Montana is bear country. Anyone living, working, or recreating in bear country should maintain awareness and follow safety precautions to avoid ...


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