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    SNOW

    Today's Snow Report

    Last updated 02/23/2017 at 06:41 AM

    NEW SNOW

    • 11" 24 HRS
    • 47" 48 HRS
    • 94" 7 Days
    • 7" Overnight

    SNOW DEPTH

    • 117 MID
    • 545 Total

    CURRENT CONDITIONS

    • Powder

    TERRAIN REPORT

    • Open Runs
      97/100
    • Open Lifts
      20/20
    • Open Acres
      2789/3170
    • Open Terrain
      88%
  • 27°F
    HIGH
    9°F
    LOW
    WEATHER
    Partly Sunny

    Today's Weather Forecast

    Last updated 7 hours ago

    • TODAY'S WEATHER

      Partly Sunny
      27°F HIGH
      9°F LOW

      Partly Sunny

    • TOMORROW

      Chance Snow
      25°F HIGH
      20°F LOW

      Chance Snow

    • SUNDAY

      Snow Likely
      27°F HIGH
      19°F LOW

      Snow Likely

    • MONDAY

      Snow Likely
      28°F HIGH
      20°F LOW

      Snow Likely

    • TUESDAY

      Slight Chance Snow
      29°F HIGH
      13°F LOW

      Slight Chance Snow

    • WEDNESDAY

      Sunny
      35°F HIGH
      15°F LOW

      Sunny

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Aerial View of Northstar

The Northstar Habitat Management Plan

Zone A - Developed Community

HMP Map ZonesIntensive commercial and residential development, multiple ownerships.

Zone B - Intensive Ski Area Development

Main ski area, traditional ski runs.
 

Zone C- Intensive Recreational Use Area

Cross country and hiking trails, Reservoir A.
 

Zone D - Recreation Use/Habitat Transition Area

Minimal existing development, higher natural resource values (wildlife, late-seral habitat, stream corridor), additional management and development guidelines in this zone due to the natural resources.

  • Example: Identifies a 400' corridor along Schaffer Creek with management practices to maintain water quality and wildlife habitat values.
  • Example: Seasonal recreational closures of portions of Zone D & E for wildlife purposes (mule deer fawning/nesting season) – 4/15-7/31
 

Zone E - Habitat Conservation Area

Minimal existing development, highest natural resource values (wildlife, lateseral habitat, stream corridor), designation of this area to be managed for conservation (approximately 2,350 acres). Given that this large piece of land backs up to the National Forest provides for a unique opportunity to enhance and protect approximately 2,350 acres of natural resources.

  • Example: Identifies 362 acres to maintain and enhance late-seral forest habitat
  • Example: Approximately 200 acres of fuels management implemented from 2010-2012 for forest health, fire safety, and wildlife habitat.
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