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Articles with the Tag: Yellow Bay

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 ...

Fire suppressed quickly Fire suppressed quickly

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Division of Fire is mopping up a .3 acre fire that burned some tribal forestland earlier today near Blue Bay. The small fire was sparked by a saw in use by a lumber operation, and was quickly contained, according to Fire Information Officer Devlin LaFromb...

Watershed Field Days teach students about natural resource importance Watershed Field Days teach students about natural resource importance

YELLOW BAY – The sparkling blue waters of Flathead Lake are some of the cleanest in the world, give life to the animal and plant species nearby, and provide a home to some tiny organisms that often go overlooked. Elementary students from Polson, Bigfork and Ronan learned this and more during the Flathe...

Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival offers fun for all

YELLOW BAY — The 12th annual Yellow Bay Cherry Blossom Festival will be held on Saturday, May 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Yellow Bay Community Clubhouse located on Highway 35 at mile-marker 18. The festival is free and open to the public. This year’s event includes over 30 artisans and craf...

Truck carrying hydrochloric acid flips on Highway 35 Truck carrying hydrochloric acid flips on Highway 35

Truck wreck BLUE BAY — Three Draggin' Wagon wreckers, including the big mama of all wreckers, were the heroes of a Blue Bay truck accident that closed Montana Highway 35 for an hour on Thursday, April 23. With chains connecting to the flipped vehicle, the big engines w...

What lies beneath: Flathead Lake Biological Station shares research at annual open house What lies beneath: Flathead Lake Biological Station shares research at annual open house

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." ~Albert Einstein   YELLOW BAY — Flathead Lake, one of Northwest Montana’s many geologic gems, has a benevolent force quietly working on its behalf monitoring water quality, collecting data for research and educati...

Flathead Lake Biological Station Open House to feature raptors, Monte, tours, presentations

    News from The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station POLSON – The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station invites the public to a free open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5. The station is located 17.5 miles north of ...

Flathead Lakers plan annual meeting

News from the Flathead Lakers  YELLOW BAY — Flathead Lakers members and friends will gather to celebrate clean water and to learn about working across borders to prevent aquatic invasive species introductions at the Lakers’ annual meeting on Tuesday, July 15. The program begins at 7 ...

Biological station surpasses fundraising challenge

News from the Flathead Lake Biological Station  POLSON – The 2014 summer season starts with a celebration for Flathead Lake. The University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station has exceeded its $1 million goal to match a lake monitoring challenge grant. In late 2011, FLBS bega...


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