The CSG West Legislative Council on River Governance (LCRG), hosted by the Montana LCRG delegation, will convene in Whitefish, Montana on October 16-19, 2023. Comprised of legislators from the four Columbia River states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, the LCRG meets to discuss common challenges and emerging opportunities faced by the people living and doing business in the Columbia River Basin (CRB), as well as share strategies to address these challenges and leverage new opportunities.
This year's meeting provides an important venue to gain a comprehensive perspective of the activities and projects undertaken by states, federal entities, utilities, and tribal authorities. Tours of local projects and sites including the Hungry Horse Dam and the University of Montana Biological Station on Flathead Lake are planned.
Please contact CSG West staff at email@example.com or (916) 553-4423 for registration assistance.
Hotel rooms are available on a first come, first serve basis through August 25th. Rooms start at $109/night plus tax. To reserve a room, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (406) 892-2525 and mention you are attending the CSG West/LCRG meeting to receive the group rate.
How to get there:
For those traveling by air, we suggest flying into Glacier Park International Airport, FCA, in Kalispell, MT. It is located 12 miles south of Grouse Mountain Lodge. Glacier Park International Airport is home to six major airlines such as, United, Allegiant Air, Delta, Alaska Airlines, Sun County Airlines, and American Airlines.
Grouse Mountain Lodge offers shuttle services to and from the airport at $20 one-way. When making your reservations, let the hotel know you would like to use the airport shuttle service.
For those who will be driving, the Grouse Mountain Lodge is located at 2 Fairway Drive Whitefish, MT. Complimentary self-parking is available at the lodge.