In the News

2012 Annual Report for GNLCC

This report highlights the activities and accomplishments of the Great Northern LCC in 2012. The content includes: 

This message announces the call to prepare and submit proposals for funding research and management support projects through the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Inter-Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) Greater Sage-Grouse Initiative.

Nearly $35.4 million of funding is available for state, local, and tribal governments from the U.S.

MISSION VALLEY — The secret is out: climate change is real, and it’s coming to the Flathead Indian Reservation. And the tribes are taking action. 

Nearly four years ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was asked to lead development of a nationwide climate adaptation strategy to help fish, wildlife, and plants withsta

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, states, and tribes are conducting a series of surveys of the nation's aquatic resources. Often referred to as probability-based surveys, these studies provide nationally consistent and scientifically-defensible assessments of our nation's waters and can be used to track changes in condition over time.

Erin Sexton is the Transboundary Coordinator for the State of Montana and is a Research Scientist at University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station. Over the past 10 years, Erin has shown tremendous leadership in working to protect the international Flathead River from inappropriate industrial development.

Earth WarmingThe latest Global Warming's Six Americas report (September 2012) shows the "alarmed" category has increased from 10 percent of the American adult population in 2010 to 16 percent in 2012.

Land changes have greatly altered the connectivity of riparian areas and present significant challenges to the health of our nation’s fish communities. The effects of aquatic barriers in the form of culverts, irrigation, diversions and dams can also be exacerbated by climate change impacts and other landscape stressors which enhance poor habitat conditions for fish.