Visitor Information in Print And On The Web

Visitor Information in Print And On The Web

This project funds the production of 16 publications, totaling more than 700,000 copies. For a basic cost of about 7½ cents per copy, these publications provide key resource information to the visiting public. Without these publications, visitors would be uninformed...
Veterans Volunteer Corps

Veterans Volunteer Corps

THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN FULLY FUNDED BY JOHN & SARAH GRAVES The veteran volunteer corps is a new project that aims to bring together a crew of volunteer veterans with valuable military trades alongside necessary Glacier National Park projects. For two weeks they...
Glacier Youth Conservation Corps

Glacier Youth Conservation Corps

The Glacier Youth Corps strives to increase opportunities for youth to serve within Glacier National Park and to deepen their understanding of public lands. Each year youth and young adults ages 15-24 are invited to Glacier National Park to work on projects that...
Interpretive Youth Internship Program

Interpretive Youth Internship Program

As the National Park Service looks forward to the next century, one of the goals is to engage youth as the next generation of park leaders. This project provides funding and offsets support costs for eight student interns in the Division of Interpretation. These...
Investing in Teachers

Investing in Teachers

In 1999, a unique collaboration of partners comprised of National Park Service Conservation Study Institute, Shelburne Farms, National Wildlife Federation, USDA Forest Service and Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park came together with a common vision: If...
Young Montana Naturalist Week

Young Montana Naturalist Week

Immersing children in outdoor experiences are an important early step in creating lifelong stewards of the wilderness. Young Montana Naturalist Week will encourage students to develop a meaningful and lasting relationship with their public lands while also reducing...
Connecting the Next Generation of Park Stewards to Glacier

Connecting the Next Generation of Park Stewards to Glacier

THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN PARTIALLY FUNDED BY AN ANONYMOUS DONOR The need to connect today’s youth with the outdoors and the natural resources of public lands is considered one of the top five critical issues facing the National Park Service.  This program will fund...
Going the Distance

Going the Distance

The inspiration of Glacier National Park has no boundaries. It serves as a classroom both locally and around the world. This program acts as a pre-visit online classroom for students who have an upcoming park visit, and also offers ranger-led distance-learning to...
Studying Climate with Citizen Scientists Through STEM Education

Studying Climate with Citizen Scientists Through STEM Education

This new initiative creates a Citizen Science project centered on phenology (seasonal changes in flora and fauna) to increase the park’s capacity to involve youth in unique and educational park experiences. A curriculum-based program will introduce students to three...
Funding Transportation for School Field Trips

Funding Transportation for School Field Trips

THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN PARTIALLY FUNDED BY SMITH’S ROUND UP FOR GLACIER CAMPAIGN This project will provide funding for schools participating in Glacier National Park ranger and staff-led field trips to apply for travel grants. Increasingly, the schools who...
Providing a Glacier Experience to Every Student in Northwest Montana

Providing a Glacier Experience to Every Student in Northwest Montana

A field trip to Glacier National Park is often the highlight of a child’s school year. Each year, the demand for park field trips increases, and in 2016, there was a waiting list for schools to attend, especially on the east side of the park. Curriculum covers a wide...
Partners in Sustainability

Partners in Sustainability

Recognizing climate change as the greatest threat to our youth’s future, advocacy and action for our planet is vital. To that end, the leadership and staff at Glacier National Park are working towards zero waste sustainability principles. The Whitefish Schools’ Center...
La Mitad del Parque Sucede Después del Anochecer

La Mitad del Parque Sucede Después del Anochecer

As the NPS celebrates its centennial anniversary, we reflect on the many “surprise values” that have arisen thanks to a century of protecting our nation’s natural heritage. One such value is the dark skies over national parks like Glacier. No unit of the National Park...
Tribal Outreach & Engagement

Tribal Outreach & Engagement

THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN FUNDED IN FULL BY THE THOMAS O. BROWN FOUNDATION & THE GUESTS OF BACKPACKER’S BALL The enduring connection of the Blackfeet, Salish, Kootenai and Pend d’Oreille tribes is one of the park’s more significant and important stories. It is...
Highlighting Kootenai Historic Use at Avalanche Creek

Highlighting Kootenai Historic Use at Avalanche Creek

Glacier’s human story does not begin with the creation of the park. Just as the geologic events that created the landscape have been going on for eons, human history in this area has a much longer history than visitors often know. This project will provide a link to...
Native America Speaks

Native America Speaks

Now in its 33rd year at Glacier National Park, this project provides support for the Native America Speaks program. This award-winning program enables native people to tell their own stories and provides an opportunity for tribal leaders to speak for their cultures as...
Mapping Climate Change-Caused Landscape Disturbance

Mapping Climate Change-Caused Landscape Disturbance

Changes in landscape are natural, uncontrolled occurrences that sometimes leave unwelcome results. Landscape disturbances prominent in the Northern Rockies include fire, forest insects and pathogens like the pine beetle, avalanches, floods and landslides. This project...
Hands Across Borders 2016

Hands Across Borders 2016

Hands Across Borders Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Catalyzing Sustaining Transboundary Conservation Initiatives September 2016 In 1932, the U.S. Congress and Canadian Parliament designated Glacier National Park and its neighbor Waterton Lakes National Park...
Tribal Outreach & Engagement

Tribal Outreach & Engagement

The enduring connection of the Blackfeet, Salish, Kootenai and Pend d’Oreille tribes is one of the park’s most significant and important interpretive themes. It is hard to imagine fully experiencing Glacier in the absence of these tribal stories, yet the park has few...
Glacier Youth Conservation Corps

Glacier Youth Conservation Corps

The Glacier Youth Corps increases opportunities for youth to serve within Glacier National Park and to deepen their understanding of public lands. Glacier Youth Corps participants will live primarily in front- and backcountry campsites, near their work locations. In...
Interpretive Ranger Fellowship Program

Interpretive Ranger Fellowship Program

Have you taken a ranger-led hike in the park? Asked questions of a ranger in a visitors center? Seen a roving interpreter at Logan Pass? It’s likely you encountered a fellow as a part of the Glacier Conservancy’s Interpretive Ranger Fellowship Program. This project...
Investing in Teachers

Investing in Teachers

Inspired teachers inspire their students. This workshop brings teachers to Glacier National Park for a week-long workshop to be immersed in the surroundings and learn firsthand about climate change. Glacier is a leader in sharing climate change information with...
Citizen Science Research for Students

Citizen Science Research for Students

Citizen science in Glacier National Park engages students from a wide range of backgrounds, in turn fostering science literacy and resource stewardship. Students are provided with in-depth information about species of concern, their habits, habitat and threats,...
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