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  • Clearwater Resource Council reports on water quality sampling for Chain of Lakes

    Clearwater Resource Council Board|Oct 26, 2023

    Seeley Lake, Montana – The Clearwater Resource Council (CRC) recently released a report on the findings of its water quality monitoring over the past two years. CRC collected water samples from six lakes in the Clearwater Valley in 2021 and 2022: Lake Alva, Lake Inez, Placid Lake, Salmon Lake, Seeley Lake and Big Sky Lake. The community of Seeley Lake has no central sewage system, relying on individual septic systems. This has led to concerns that groundwater may be contaminated from poorly functioning or concentrated densities of septic s...

  • CRC comments on the North Seeley WUI

    Clearwater Resource Council Board|Sep 28, 2023

    The Clearwater Resource Council (CRC) has reviewed the scoping notice for the North Seeley Wildland Urban Interface- Highway 83 Project #64580 proposed by the Seeley Lake Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest. The primary objective of the project is to reduce high intensity, stand replacing fire adjacent to private property and Highway 83 by thinning forest stands within the Wildland Urban Interface. This is appropriate considering the continuing risks of wildfire to the community of Seeley Lake. However, we found that the scoping...