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Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates Win National Award

Associates donate to Goat Lick project WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The National Park Service has selected the Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates as the 2015 Intermountain Region’s winner of the George and Helen Hartzog Award in the category of Outstanding Volunteer Group Service. Hartzog Awards recognize individuals and groups that make exceptional contributions of their […]

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2015 Citizen Science Opportunities

Public Invited to Participate in Wildlife and Plant Research  WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center at Glacier National Park will continue its Citizen Science Program this summer, offering free research and learning opportunities for the public. The program trains individuals to identify, observe, and record information on mountain goats, […]

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Join the Glacier Youth Corps

          Through your generous donations to the Glacier National Park Conservancy, the Montana Conservation Corps is now recruiting 15-17 year old participants for the Glacier Youth Corps. Members will live primarily in front and back country campsites, near their work locations in Glacier National Park, for one month this summer. Participants […]

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GLACIER / Spring ’15

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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 from an anonymous donor and the Veverka Family Foundation, […]

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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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