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Partner Update: Glacier Park Inc.

The plow crews are making quick progress on Going-to-the-Sun Road and the opening of park lodging properties is right around the corner.  A few familiar faces will be seen leading operations at GPI properties for the 2015 season. Todd Ashcraft, previously with Lake McDonald Lodge for 15+ years, will be the new location manager for […]

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Project Update: Building GIS & Field Study Capacity for Secondary Education and Park Management

Imagine sitting in a high school computer lab, mapping scientific data you just collected in Glacier National Park. This project has come to life, thanks to an anonymous gift to the Conservancy. A new program at Whitefish High School (WHS), supported in part by Conservancy funds, was initiated in the 2014-15 academic year that connects […]

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Advancing Not Retreating: Glacier National Park Is Global Conservation Leader

COLUMBIA FALLS, MONT. – Glacier National Park was recently recognized as a leader in global conservation at the World Parks Congress in Sydney, Australia last November.  Park Superintendent Jeff Mow and US Geological Survey Research Ecologist Dan Fagre attended the Congress and gave several panel talks during the event and will share their observations on […]

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Brown Bag Presentation: World Parks Congress

  Public Invited to “Brown-Bag” Presentation Glacier National Park’s Role in Global Conservation WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center at Glacier National Park is hosting a brown-bag luncheon presentation about the recent World Parks Congress on Wednesday, January 21 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the park’s community building in West Glacier. […]

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Snowshoe Walks Begin January 10

  Join A Park Ranger to Explore the Winter Environment  WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park is offering winter snowshoe walks every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. beginning Saturday, January 10, Winter Trails Day.  This day is celebrated throughout the country as an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and discover the fitness and […]

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Thank You Glacier Champions! Because of your support, the $20k Challenge Match has been met!

Six short weeks ago, we put out the call asking for Glacier Champions and are humbled and grateful for your overwhelming support.  The Field Guide to Park Project Priorities outlined the park’s key needs and we are thrilled to say that because of your investment, we will be providing grants to fully fund 31 projects for […]

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Give the Gift of Glacier this Holiday Season!

This holiday season, shop Glacier Conservancy for all of the Glacier lovers on your shopping list. Replica red buses, retro ranger calendars, even trip planning essentials for your special person planning a visit to the park next summer. For the true Glacier enthusiast, pick up one of the last remaining limited edition signed Monte Dolack […]

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$20,000 matching challenge to fund high priority 2015 park projects now – December 31

December 3, 2014 –For Immediate Release (Columbia Falls, MT) Last month, Glacier National Park Conservancy announced an initial grant of $450,000 to Glacier National Park for the 2015 season. This represents an increase of $100,000 over 2013 figures. The National Park Service submitted a request for over 50 projects to the Conservancy for funding consideration, […]

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Glacier Conservancy announces 2015 Glacier Champions Campaign

(Columbia Falls, MT) Glacier National Park Conservancy will give an initial $450,000 in grant support to Glacier National Park, beginning January 1, 2015. The funds were raised through a series of community and national engagements in 2014 including One Day for Glacier and Backpacker’s Ball. “This represents an initial grant to the park of nearly […]

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Grant funded field trips to Glacier begin with new school year

September 26, 2014 (COLUMBIA FALLS, MONT.) – This month, the first of many Glacier National Park Conservancy grant funded school buses are arriving in Glacier National Park. Supported by Conservancy donors along with Smith’s Grocery and the National Park Foundation, these funds assure park access for students who would otherwise not be able to have […]

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