Flathead National Forest

Flathead National Forest Celebrates Winter Trails this Saturday
KALISPELL, MT., December 28, 2015 –The Flathead Community of Resource Educators (CORE), a network of individuals and organizations working together to increase awareness and understanding about the natural, historical and cultural resources of the Flathead Region, is celebrating Winter Trails …
USFS Reminds Hunters to Avoid Feeding the Bears
Keep Yourself Safe and Avoid Bear Encounters
 
KALISPELL, MT – October 20, 2015--With the general deer and elk rifle season opening on October 24, hunters and other recreationists are reminded to properly store game meat, food, livestock feed, garbage, and all other attractants in a bear-re…
Flathead National Forest Fall Prescribed Fire Projects
KALISPELL, MONTANA – Sept. 29, 2015 – Ranger Districts on the Flathead National Forest are planning to conduct multiple fall season prescribed fire projects, when weather, fuel conditions, and air quality is favorable.  Burning is expected to start as early as October 1 and will con…
Sheep Fire Update 9-3-15 8:30am
Rain Aids Firefighters at Essex

Weather: Sheep and Granite fires received up to .25 inches of rain last night. Low pressure weather patterns will continue to affect the area thru the weekend, with the possibility of air operations being limited by a low ceiling today...
Sheep Fire Update 9-1-15 8:30am
The Sheep Fire is on the Flathead National Forest and burning in very steep terrain with limited access. The fire gained just 1 acre yesterday, and is now estimated at 2,102 acres, with the leading edge about 1 mile south of Essex and about 1/8 mile from the train tracks between Tank Creek and McDon…
Essex Evacuation Ends, Hwy 2 Opens Monday Morning
The Glacier County and Flathead County Disaster Emergency Services have notified KSEN/K96 that US-2 will be reopened Monday morning, August 31st, at 6:00am. Pilot cars will guide traffic through the area of the Sheep Fire, which remains just 1/8 of a mile from the BNSF train tracks...
Sheep Fire Update 8-30-15 8:30am
Fire Break near completion at Essex. No structures have been lost.
The Thompson-Divide Complex is comprised of the Sheep and Granite Fires on the Flathead National Forest and the Thompson Fire in Glacier National Park. The Sheep fire is the incident priority as it is approaching US Hwy...

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