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Recreation and preservation valuation estimates for Flathead River and Lake system

by Ronald J. Sutherland

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Published by [Flathead River Basin Environmental Impact Study] in Place of publication not identified] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical models,
  • Outdoor recreation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRonald J. Sutherland
    ContributionsMontana. Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Parks, Flathead River Basin Environmental Impact Study. Steering Committee, United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Region VIII
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 81 pages ;
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26320058M
    OCLC/WorldCa41697863

    Flathead Conservation District turns 75! Mission: Our mission is to conduct local activities to promote natural resources, including education, on-the-ground conservation projects and administer the Law for stream permits for perennial streams. the tribes prior to this time, encouraging a value system that would support the trading practices. Between and , the Flathead sent four delegations to St. Louis, Missouri in search of the “Blackrobes,” believing that they could help to combat the effects of disease and warfare.

    FLATHEAD LAKE AND RIVER FISHERIES CO-MANAGEMENT PLAN DRAFT ANNUAL REPORT: Janu This Annual Report presents activities completed for under the Flathead Lake and River Fisheries Co-management Plan. The report follows the strategies in the Co-management Plan and follows the outline of the annual workplan. Strategy 1. The Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribe and the State of Montana recently initiated a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process to address management of lake trout in Flathead Lake to benefit native trout. Public scoping meetings were held in April, View the Flathead Lake Co-Management Plan KB. Public Involvement Opportunities.

      To help keep it that way, CSKT requires a recreation permit to float the river along the Flathead Reservation. It costs $10 for a three-day pass or $17 for a year per person. Flathead River to Lake Initiative. likes. The River to Lake Initiative is a collaborative effort to conserve and restore our Flathead River and Lake natural heritage - excellent water quality.


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Recreation and preservation valuation estimates for Flathead River and Lake system by Ronald J. Sutherland Download PDF EPUB FB2

Loomis, J.B. Travel cost demand model based river recreation benefit estimates with on-site and household surveys: Comparative resutls and a correction procedure. Water Resources Research 39(4) Recreation and preservation valuation estimes for Flathead River and Lake system.

Kalispell, MT: Flathead River Basin Commission. Flathead Lake offers excellent fishing for lake trout, which can exceed 20 pounds, although the 3 to 8 pound range are more commonly caught (and better eating). Trolling in deep water from a boat is the usual fishing technique, but in the fall, when the trout are spawning near shore, fishing the shallow bays can be quite successful.

The Flathead Forest's smaller mountain lakes include Sylvia, Red Meadow, Moose, Lupine Lake, many in Jewel Basin, the Mission Mountain, Great Bear and Bob Marshall Wilderness areas.

These lakes offer recreation opportunities from summer swimming to quiet paddling near camping sites and picnic areas. Flathead Wild and Scenic River. Bergstrom, J.C. and H.K. Cordell. An analysis of the demand for and value of outdoor recreation in the United States.

Journal of Leisure Research 23(1) Economists estimate that Flathead Lake boosts shoreline property values by $6-$8 billion, nature based tourism (which depends upon a healthy Flathead Lake-River System) accounts for roughly 20% of the $ billion annual economy of Flathead and Lake Counties, and ecological services (e.g., water supply and purification, flood and drought.

The Flathead River System offers hundreds of miles of pristine waterways, while Flathead Lake is a scenic and recreational mecca. A diversity of fish and wildlife complement the land and water resources, and contribute to both the natural and cultural values of the Flathead Basin environment.

An illustration is given of a procedure for estimating the effect of distance on the preservation value of environmental quality at a recreation site using the contingent valuation approach.

The case considered the potential degradation of water quality at the Flathead River and Lake area due to coal mining in the Flathead River drainage system, Montana, USA. Flathead River. The designated river includes the North Fork, Middle Fork and South Fork above Hungry Horse Reservoir and features recreation, scenery, historic sites, unique fisheries and wildlife such as grizzly bears and wolves.

The rugged area includes the landscapes of Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall and Great Bear Wilderness areas. Foys Bend Fisheries Conservation Area – This acre farm on the east side of the Flathead River was purchased to protect and restore riparian and upland habitats for the benefit of fish and wildlife and for public educational uses.

A permit is required to fish, hunt, trap, or enjoy this property. Free permit can be obtained from Region One Fish & Wildlife Parks headquarters at North.

Flathead Lake is the largest with six individual parks within the Flathead Lake Park System. An issue commonly voiced by citizens is the lack of public access to Flathead Lake. There are 68 federally owned and 20 locally owned public access points.

Of these 88 lake access points, 45 are located on the west shore of the lake and 30 on the east. POLSON - Hunting, fishing and recreation regulations and permits for the Flathead Indian Reservation are now available from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

Flathead River to Lake Initiative. The River to Lake Initiative is a collaborative effort to conserve and restore our Flathead River and Lake natural heritage – excellent water quality, outstanding scenic and recreation values, abundant fish and wildlife, and prime farm land.

A brief study of Wild Horse Island, Montana. I'niv. of Mont. Hanzel, D.A. Angler pressure and game fish harvest estimates for in the Flathead River system above Flathead Lake. Fish. Invest. Kept., Mont.

Dept. of Fish and Game, Helena. Matthews, J. Ecology of bighorn sheep on Wild Horse Island Flathead Lake, Montana. Department Details: FFA Drive Kalispell, MT Conrad Complex Phone () P () F () DIRECTOR: Jed Fisher Email.

The North, Middle, and South Forks of the Flathead River join together upstream of Columbia Falls, forming the upper Flathead River system. Together with the Swan River, they drain the eastern portion of the watershed and serve as the two central tributaries to Flathead Lake, emptying into the northeast portion of the lake.

At the lake’s. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Full text of "Final report of the Steering Committee for the Flathead River Basin Environmental Impact Study".

tance on the preservation value of environ-mental quality using the contingent valuation approach. The case considered is the poten-tial degradation of water quality due to coal mining activity in the Flathead River drainage system, Montana. Flathead Lake is the larg-est freshwater body of water in the Western United States, with an average.

Flathead Lake: Flathead County. Boats must travel at no-wake speed from Bigfork Bay to yards west of the Highway 35 bridge, and as buoyed. Flathead River (North Fork) Flathead County. Closed to all motorboats from the Canadian border to Camas bridge. Flathead Lakers office, Salish Building – Main St, Polson, Montana Thursday, August 13th at 7 pm Lakers members, This year is looking quite different in Read More» A tale of two unique porpoises at the next Virtual Science on Tap-Flathead.

While marks a half-century of protection for free-flowing river segments, including river miles of the forks of the Flathead, this milestone also represents 50 years of scrutiny. For many who live in or visit Northwest Montana, the value of these river corridors is self-evident.

Some might think it’s unquantifiable. KALISPELL — State and tribal officials have given final approval to the document that will guide fishing regulations on Flathead Lake and in the upper river system during the next 10 years.Abstract.

The health of many marine, coastal, freshwater, and other aquatic ecosystems is inextricably linked to decisions about the management of water qualit.In addition numerous small streams flow directly into The Lake at its shoreline, particularly on the wetter East Shore.

Located at the outlet of the Flathead River outside of Polson is Kerr Dam. Regulations of outflow by the dam maintain the lake level between 2, and 2, feet above sea level. Sailboat on Flathead Lake.