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Articles with the Tag: Flathead River

Reservation residents reminded of seasonal closures

FLATHEAD RESERVATION — Les Bigcrane, of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Wildland Recreation Program, announces the following tribal recreation seasonal closures and openings: — The use of fireworks at the Blue Bay Camp Grounds is prohibited except at the day-use beach area on the F...

River Honoring teaches students about natural resources River Honoring teaches students about natural resources

MOIESE – Humans can play a key role in protecting and preserving the pristine blue Flathead River and its aquatic inhabitants, more than 1,000 students learned at the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ annual River Honoring held May 11-13.  The event has educated fourth and fifth gr...

Tribes host Community Bird Festival Tribes host Community Bird Festival

PABLO – Many furred and scaled beasts roam the Flathead Reservation, but the valley floor is well-known to outsiders for hosting an abundance of feathered flyers that typically places the destination among the top bird watching habitat in Montana.  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes ha...

Local man appointed to invasive species board

PABLO — Virgil Dupuis has spent the last 30 years fighting with invasive species so he’s a good fit for Governor Steve Bullock’s Montana Invasive Species Advisory Council. The governor appointed Dupuis and seven other Montanans to the council on Feb. 20. Although the board hasn’...

Tribes create animal field guide mobile app Tribes create animal field guide mobile app

News from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes POLSON — The Division of Fish, Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation developed an Animal Field Guide mobile app for elementary, middle, and high school students. The mobile app, entitled “Animal Field Guide – Flathead Reservation: Rip...

Female grizzly, cubs returned to Reservation

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks FLATHEAD INDIAN RESERVATION —On Friday, Aug. 22, a 6-year old female grizzly bear and her two cubs of the year were captured in the Kalispell area, north of Highway 35 along the Flathead River. The family group was captured earlier this year on the Flathead...

Authorities urge watercraft safety while recreating on lake Authorities urge watercraft safety while recreating on lake

LAKE COUNTY — Flathead Lake is an ideal cool place to spend the blazing last days of summer, but Lake County Undersheriff Dan Yonkin reminds people that fun outings can end up in a trip to the hospital or jail if proper safety measures aren’t taken.  Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies h...

Honor thy River: Educational event celebrates Lower Flathead, highlights cultural importance Honor thy River: Educational event celebrates Lower Flathead, highlights cultural importance

FLATHEAD RIVER — More than 1,000 students learned lessons about nurturing relationships with native wildlife, people and oneself at the River Honoring held last week beside the Lower Flathead River near Moiese.  The annual event partners community organizations with fourth and fifth graders fro...

Public invited to annual River Honoring

             MOIESE — Tribal Natural Resources Department announces the 2014 River Honoring event will begin Monday, May 12 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...

People brave icy waters in New Year's Polar Plunge People brave icy waters in New Year's Polar Plunge

Like lemmings barreling off a cliff into the great unknown, dozens of people decided to face the start of another year’s uncertainty together, by charging from the shoreline of Riverside Park, into the icy 39-degree waters of Flathead Lake, in the annual Polar Plunge on Jan. 1.  “It felt ...


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