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Articles with the Tag: Glacier National Park

Summer fires affect local, statewide air quality

LAKE COUNTY – Smoke and wildfires are a routine part of Lake County summers. Though the memory of dense smoke in the region may be fading, thick wildfire smoke obscured views and filled the Mission Valley with a scent reminiscent of campfire several weeks ago.  Kristen Martin of the Montana Dep...

Tribal wildlife biologists request information on nesting Trumpeter Swans

News from CSKT Natural Resources Wildlife biologists with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes began a project to restore Trumpeter Swans as a resident species on the Flathead Indian Reservation in the mid-1990s. Subsequent efforts resulted in the release of 268 captive bred Trumpeter Swans since...

Flathead Lake Boat Tour fundraiser planned

LAKESIDE — Come celebrate recent conservation of vital bird habitat and scenic open space along the north shore of Flathead Lake at a fundraiser on the Far West tour boat. The Flathead Land Trust and Flathead Lakers are hosting the event on Thursday, June 28, from 6-9 p.m. Enjoy appetizers, drinks (...

Glacier National Park to host Park ‘Rx’ Day

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER –  Glacier National Park invites community members to discover the healing power of nature by celebrating Park Prescription (Rx) Day, April 29. Park Rx Day is part of National Park Week taking place from April 21-29.  Glacier National Park,...

Experience summer on the lake: FWP seeks hosts for fishing access sites

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks KALISPELL — Would you like to spend your summer living on the lake? Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is recruiting volunteer hosts for two popular fishing access sites in northwest Montana. FWP is accepting applications for site host positions this summer a...

MSU professor focuses camera on vanishing glaciers MSU professor focuses camera on vanishing glaciers

BOZEMAN – Montana State University photography professor Ian van Coller’s efforts to shine a light on climate change have resulted in a series of art books documenting diminishing glaciers, including one that is on exhibit at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Van Coller i...

Tester requests Capitol tree be used for Sperry Chalet rebuild

GREAT FALLS — U.S. Senator Jon Tester is asking the Architect of the Capitol to allow the Capitol Christmas Tree to be hauled back to Montana to help rebuild the historic Sperry Chalet, which was destroyed during the 2017 wildfire season.  Partnering with The Washington Companies, SmartLam, and...

Park natural resources manager recognized for excellence Park natural resources manager recognized for excellence

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER - Glacier National Park Natural Resources Program Manager Mark Biel has earned the 2017 National Park Service Intermountain Region Director’s Award for Professional Excellence in Natural Resource Stewardship. Biel was recognized for his leadership on...

Glacier artist-in-residence applications available

News from Glacier National Park WEST GLACIER – Artists are encouraged to apply for the 2018 Artist-in-Residence Program at Glacier National Park.  The Glacier National Park Artist-in-Residence program offers professional artists focused time to creatively explore the natural and cultural r...

Movie made in GNP showing Thursday

POLSON – Timberjack, a feature-length movie filmed in 1955 in Glacier National Park, will be shown at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26 at the Miracle of America Museum.  In the late 1800s Montana, two competing logging operators clash over ownership of a logging railroad, land and timber clear-cutt...


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