Flathead Lake


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Flathead Lake,

197 sq mi (510 sq km), 30 mi (48 km) long, NW Mont.; largest natural lake in Montana. Formed by the glacial damming of the Flathead River, which flows through it from north to south, Flathead Lake has an irregular shoreline and many small islands. Surrounded by mountains, the lake is a noted recreation area. Kerr Dam, at the southern end of the lake, provides hydroelectric power and water for irrigation.
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NPCA promoted the 2014 passage of the North Fork Watershed Protection Act, bipartisan legislation that safeguards the headwaters to Glacier and Flathead Lake and protects Waterton-Glacier, the world's first international peace park.
This past December, the sisters behind Woods Bay Grill near Flathead Lake announced a contest where the winner of a 300-word essay, along with $150 entry fee, would secure ownership of their restaurant.
An oil-like substance that produced an unusual sheen along a stretch of Flathead Lake's Somers Bay shoreline earlier this month does not pose any immediate human-health risk, according to preliminary test results by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Most infamously, at Flathead Lake, Montana, the shrimp torpedoed the popular kokanee salmon fishery and helped push the bull trout onto the threatened species list.
The book chronicles ElrodAEs role in establishing Glacier National Park and the National Bison Range, his work for the National Park Naturalist Service, and his development of the University of MontanaAEs biology station at Flathead Lake. The book also charts ElrodAEs impact on science students at the university; one of ElrodAEs students was Harold C.
In her free time, Burt enjoys boating on Flathead Lake.
Part 1 focuses on John Mullan's biography, including his years as a West Point cadet and his exploration of the Flathead Lake region of Montana.
Chris Frissell is an aquatic ecologist affiliated with the University of Montana's Flathead Lake Biological Station.
There are lots of the usual activities on offer on Flathead Lake - fishing, boating, windsurfing, and the rest.
The Red Lion Ridgewater Inn & Suites Polson, 109 Ridgewater Drive, will have 80 guest rooms, 32 of which are suites, and nearly 3,500 square feet of meeting space overlooking Flathead Lake, one of the most scenic lakes in the Northwest.
Meadow Lake, the premier Montana Golf and Ski Resort is located just minutes from Big Mountain at Whitefish, Glacier National Park and Flathead Lake. This 330-acre RCI Gold Crown resort features 114 timeshare condominiums, 24 hotel rooms, an on-site restaurant/bar, a full service spa, recreation center with pools, hot tub and fitness rooms; all adjacent to the championship Meadow Lake Golf Course.
Kalispell is located in northwest Montana's Flathead Valley, which encompasses the gateway to Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Resort and Flathead Lake a the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi.