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GPCF awards grants to seven non-profits GPCF awards grants to seven non-profits

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation POLSON – The Greater Polson Community Foundation awarded grants to seven local non-profits last week as part of its 2015-16 grant cycle.  “It’s a highlight of our year and why we’re here, really,” said GPCF President P...

Stanford to give last State of the Lake Report

News from Flathead Lakers LAKESIDE — Flathead Lakers members and friends will gather to celebrate Flathead Lake and clean water at the Lakers’ annual meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at the Glacier Camp and Conference Center near Lakeside. Members of the public are welcome to attend. Native plan...

Lakers’ ‘Poker Paddle’ a splashing success Lakers’ ‘Poker Paddle’ a splashing success

Choppy seas and a wind on July 12 delayed the start of the inaugural Flathead Laker Poker Paddle, but the waves calmed by afternoon and the event went off without a hitch, according to Lakers President Greg McCormick. “Our goal was to have 100 paddlers, and it ended up at about 108 watercraft,&rdquo...

Sign up for inaugural Poker Paddle

POLSON — The inaugural Flathead Lake Poker Paddle on Sunday, July 12, promises to be a well-attended, unique fundraiser and a fun day on the lake. Human propelled boats will launch from King’s Point, stopping at designated docks at islands in the narrows where participants will collect a playi...

2014 Fall Mack Days-6th Week

The total of lake trout entries for the sixth weekend in the 2014 Fall Mack Days Fishing Event sponsored by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and sanctioned by Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks was 2,175. So far over the six weekends of the event there have been 9,923 entries turned in by the...

Curlyleaf Pondweed removal project underway

News from the Lake County Conservation District  FLATHEAD LAKE — Aquatic Invasive Species can foul boats, degrade water quality and wreak havoc on a host of native species. The economic impacts are equally adverse. Once aquatic invasive species become established in a watershed, property values...

Watercraft inspectors intercept live fish

  News from the Flathead Lakers Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist Linnaea Schroeer reported that boat inspection crews have found 164 boats that did not pass inspection so far this year, with standing water being the most common infraction.  “P...

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 director reports on state of Flathead Lake

News from the Flathead Lakers YELLOW BAY — Jack Stanford, station director at the Yellow Bay Biological Station, reported that Flathead Lake is in a “very delicate balance” related to nutrient (nitrogen and phosphorus) inputs. It doesn’t take much additional nitrogen and phosphorus...

Flathead Lakers meet at Yellow Bay Flathead Lakers meet at Yellow Bay

YELLOW BAY — Gael Bissell, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologist, presented the keynote address at the Flathead Lakers’ annual meeting July 26 at the Flathead Lake Biological Station at Yellow Bay. Describing Flathead Lake as “a worldwide treasure,” Bissell talked about the 50...


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