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Smith’s Round Up Brings Students to Glacier for Seventh Year

Glacier National Park Conservancy (GNPC) announced that for the seventh consecutive year, Smith’s Food & Drug Centers in Columbia Falls and Kalispell will sponsor “Round-Up for Glacier”, running now through July 26th.  Customers will be asked to “round-up” their grocery bill to support field trips to Glacier National Park. All donations will fund transportation to […]

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Preserving Glacier’s Backcountry Heritage

In 1974, 93% of Glacier National Park was recommended as Wilderness. To this day, over 93% of Glacier’s backcountry is managed as Wilderness.  Glacier’s trusty fleet of pack stock supports the park’s backcountry programs. From hauling materials and food for more than a dozen seasonal trail crews to servicing the fire lookouts and carrying supplies […]

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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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