Current News:

2021  YVFC Spring/Summer Archipelago Newsletter

Click here to read Bill McKibben’s article on a Yaak climate refuge vs. clearcutting.

Stop Black Ram! Click here to contact Forest Service leadership and MT elected officials.

Ancient Forest on Ancestral Land Poses Biden's Biggest Test Yet on Indigenous Rights, Climate Change and the Environment (Native News Online)

Grizzly Bear Killing Reward: An adult female grizzly bear was brutally killed in the Yaak Valley in late November 2020. A reward fund up to $50,000 plans to be added to an existing state reward fund for help leading to a conviction. If you have information, call the state at: 1-800-TIP-MONT

    CLIMATE REFUGE PROGRAM
     

    ADAPTATION

    Adaptive conservation of Yaak lands and species influenced by climate change.

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    HEADWATERS
     

    RECOVERY

    Improving habitat for native fish species.

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    FOREST WATCH
     

    PROTECTION

    Promoting healthy forests.

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    PACIFIC NORTHWEST TRAIL - SOUTHERN ROUTE

    Rerouting the Pacific Northwest Scenic Trail

    A high volume hiker corridor

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    CONSERVATION EDUCATION
     &
     COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
     

    CONNECTING

    Increasing ecological literacy.

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    Nestled in the Kootenai National Forest, in the extreme northwest corner of Montana, lies the Yaak Valley.

    About the Wild Yaak

    Wild Yaak Projects

    WILD YAAK STUDIOS
     

    MULTIMEDIA

    From photography to drones, follow the wild Yaak here!

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    ALVORD LAKE COMMUNITY FOREST
     

    COMMUNITY

    A small public lake prized for its recreational values.

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    THRIVE PROGRAM
     

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    HABITAT

    Restoring habitat for huckleberries and bears.

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    STREAM TEMPATURE MONITORING
     

    CLIMATE CHANGE

    Monitoring effects of climate change on the Yaak watershed.

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