Public Meeting to Discuss Comments on Flathead Lake Management

By Beacon Staff

An upcoming public meeting will feature a discussion on the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ management of Flathead Lake as a fishery and a summery of the comments gathered during a recent scoping process.

The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Natural Resources Office at 301 Main St. in Polson. The agenda includes a discussion item on the CSKT Environmental Impact Statement for Management of Flathead Lake Fisheries.

Board Chairman Joe Brenneman is inviting the public to attend and ask questions or express their views. The full agenda is listed below.

The Flathead Reservation Fish and Wildlife Board includes three state members, three CSKT members, and one member from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Board was established pursuant to the State/Tribal agreement on managing fish and game birds within the boundaries of the reservation.

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