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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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Conservancy wraps up big fundraising week for Glacier National Park

Contact: Lauren Alley lauren@gnpconservancy.org Telephone: 406-892-3250 August 4, 2014 – For immediate release Glacier National Park Conservancy wraps up big fundraising week for Glacier National Park (COLUMBIA FALLS, MONT.) – On Saturday, Glacier National Park Conservancy wrapped up a week of significant fundraising for Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park Conservancy is the official philanthropic […]

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From the field – a Glacier Youth Corps blog post

By Christine Pearson – Glacier Youth Corps 2014 Volunteering in the Glacier Youth Corps. the past month has been literally one of the best experiences of my life. My favorite part was working with a tight-knit group of people doing meaningful work in some of the most beautiful places on earth like Kintla Lake, Poia […]

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Over 150 businesses to participate in One Day for Glacier

Contact: Lauren Alley lauren@gnpconservancy.org Telephone: 406-892-3250 July 28, 2014 – For immediate release Over 150 businesses to partner with Glacier National Park Conservancy on August 2 for One Day for Glacier (COLUMBIA FALLS, MONT.) – On Saturday, August 2, over 150 businesses are partnering with Glacier National Park Conservancy to celebrate One Day for Glacier, benefiting Glacier National […]

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Red Rocks Trail and Overlook Complete

  On Friday, July 11, Glacier Conservancy board members and Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates President Cheryl Klein headed to Red Rocks Overlook to celebrate the success of another completed park project. Red Rocks is a popular area along Going-to-the-Sun Road, just above Avalanche on the way to Logan Pass. Over time and heavy use, […]

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Apgar Visitor Center is Relocated

Community Businesses Step Up to Open New Apgar Visitor Center in Glacier National Park (May 12, 2014 Columbia Falls, MT) Businesses across the Flathead Valley and nationwide are working to put the finishing touches on the new Apgar Visitor Center before it opens its doors to visitors this weekend. An enhanced visitor center near Apgar has […]

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Smith’s “Round Up for Glacier” enters year 6

Smith’s Launches Sixth Annual “Round Up for Glacier” to Bring Students to the Park this School Year (COLUMBIA FALLS, MONT.) – Glacier National Park Conservancy (GNPC) announced that for the sixth consecutive year, Smith’s Food & Drug Centers in Columbia Falls and Kalispell will sponsor “Round-Up for Glacier”, running now through July 27th.  Customers will […]

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