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Articles with the Tag: Yellow Bay

New Swan Lake map released

YELLOWBAY — The Bio Station has created a Swan Lake map. In partnership with the Swan Lakers and the U.S. Forest Service, proceeds from this map will go towards monitoring, research and conservation activities in Swan Lake. The new Swan Lake map is 18x24-inch on poster paper and costs $20. At present t...

County could move to regulate houseboats

YELLOW BAY – What to do about year-round houseboats on Flathead Lake rose to the surface at last week’s Flathead Basin Commission meeting. The idea of regulating houseboats is a new topic locally, Lake County Commissioner Gale Decker said. The issue arose after it was noted that two housebo...

FLBS lands $2 million grant

News from the University of Montana YELLOW BAY – The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station has been awarded a $2 million grant to study diversity among insects, crustaceans and other arthropods in river floodplains and how they might be affected by climate change. The f...

Polson teacher recognized with first Lakers Education Award Polson teacher recognized with first Lakers Education Award

YELLOW BAY — Polson third grade teacher Gail Burghardt said that the Flathead Lakers’ “Becoming Watershed Stewards” student education program inspired her to adopt a more handson, inquiry-based teaching strategy, as she accepted the organization’s first Education Award. Flath...

Resources available for cherry growers Resources available for cherry growers

YELLOW BAY — The Montana Dept. of Agriculture (MDA) is offering a free informative meeting on the Worker Protection Standard and the recent revisions to the standard, to be held Wednesday, July 27, at 3 p.m. at the Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse, Highway 35, mile-marker 18. In October 2015 the Envir...

Helicopter goes down Helicopter goes down

YELLOW BAY — A commercial helicopter pilot crash-landed his aircraft in a cherry orchard after possibly making contact with a power line in the Yellow Bay area Saturday afternoon. The engine stuttered, and as the pilot attempted to land, the props may have suffered damage from a nearby fence. The pi...

Fight weeds with Flathead Lake State Park

News from Montana State Parks BIGFORK – Montana State Parks invites the public to help Flathead Lake State Park staff combat invasive weeds this summer. Weed pulling events are scheduled for Saturday, June 25 at Yellow Bay and Saturday, July 9 at Finley Point. Both events are scheduled from 10 a.m...

Students explore solutions to global issues Students explore solutions to global issues

A new generation is learning to keep Flathead Lake pristine and the entire watershed clean. Third-grade students from Linderman Elementary School spent Thursday cycling through hands-on educational stations at the Yellow Bay Biological Center in the “Becoming Watershed Citizens” Course. Developed...

Bring water when recreating at Yellow Bay

LAKE COUNTY – Montana State Parks will shut down the water system at Flathead Lake State Park, Yellow Bay unit, on Wednesday, Sept. 9 for maintenance. The campground will remain open, with the exception of some limited closures of campsite No. 2. The vault latrine will remain open. Visitors are aske...

Biostation data valuable to managing future of Flathead Lake

YELLOW BAY – A sophisticated modeling system used by University of Montana researchers at the Flathead Lake biological station could play a key role in the lake’s future.  In a talk June 29 Researcher Shawn Devlin told the audience that he has been working with the model, which is seeing ...

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