Glacier Conversations: The Last Glacier: Images of Our Changing Landscape with the Hockaday Museum of Art

Details: Join the Glacier Conservancy’s Executive Director, Doug Mitchell, and the Hockaday Museum of Art’s Executive Director, Alyssa Cordova, as well as featured artists as we explore the Hockaday’s new exhibition The Last Glacier: Images of Our Changing Landscape. The exhibition is currently on view to the public through June 19th and features the work of artists Bruce […]


Glacier Book Club: The Nature Fix

About The Book: From forest trails in Korea, to islands in Finland, to eucalyptus groves in California, Florence Williams investigates the science behind nature’s positive effects on the brain. Delving into brand-new research, she uncovers the powers of the natural world to improve health, promote reflection and innovation, and strengthen our relationships. As our modern lives […]


Ken Yarus – Tokens of Glacier

Frame of Reference Fine Art Gallery 235 Central Ave, Whitefish, MT

Join us for an evening celebrating Glacier National Park with Ken Yarus and the launch of his exhibit Tokens of Glacier.   Frame of Reference Fine Art Gallery is presenting five of Ken’s iconic Glacier scenes, available for purchase, which will be the basis for his upcoming Glacier National Park Postcard Series.   The show […]


Glacier Conversations: Glacier’s Native Plant Nursery

Details: Join us virtually as we visit Glacier’s Native Plant Nursery, where hundreds of native plants are cultivated from a variety of habitats found within the park and used in various restoration efforts. Glacier Conservancy Executive Director, Doug Mitchell, will meet with with Glacier National Park’s Vegetation Program Manager, Dawn LaFleur. Thanks to our event partner, Center for […]


Glacier Book Club: Mortal Fall

About The Book: A wildlife biologist’s shocking death leads to chilling discoveries about a home for troubled teens in Christine Carbo’s haunting and compelling new crime novel set in the wilds of Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park police officer Monty Harris knows that each summer at least one person—be it a reckless, arrogant climber or […]


2021 Virtual Backpacker’s Ball

CELEBRATE and GIVE to GLACIER July 11th -15th This year ALL of Glacier’s best friends from ALL over are invited to 5 nights of giving at the VIRTUAL Backpacker’s Ball.  Join us and your giving will protect and preserve Glacier National Park for future generations. The Backpacker’s Ball is our signature event to support vital […]


Glacier Book Club: Through Glacier Park

About The Book: Mary Roberts Rinehart writes in her famous travelogue, Through Glacier Park, first published in 1916, as the already famous mystery writer, introducing readers to the recently minted national park and to the scenic wonders of Montana and to the adventures to be found there. Howard Eaton, an intrepid guide who had become known […]


Glacier Book Club: In Search of the Mount Cleveland Five

About The Book: Two days after Christmas in 1969, five young, forward-thinking mountaineers set out to climb Mount Cleveland, the highest peak in Glacier National Park. They were never seen alive again. The Mount Cleveland tragedy will remain one of the most enigmatic mountaineering accidents in the United States. In this tale, the author fast-tracks himself […]


Glacier Conversations: Alex Schnee of Alex on the Map

Details: Alex is a professional writer and international travel blogger. Her work has been featured in USA Today, the Huffington Post, Travel + Leisure, Fodor’s, and many more. A Flathead native, she now runs her own international travel blog, Alex On The Map, where she shares her passions of cooking, photography, and traveling as a digital […]


Glacier Book Club: Black Faces, White Spaces

About The Book: In this thought-provoking study, Carolyn Finney looks beyond the discourse of the environmental justice movement to examine how the natural environment has been understood, commodified, and represented by both white and black Americans. Bridging the fields of environmental history, cultural studies, critical race studies, and geography, Finney argues that the legacies of […]


Glacier Conversations: Mapping Glacier’s Wilderness with Jillian McKenna

Details: Geographic Information System (GIS) Analyst, Jillian McKenna, will discuss her work in creating a base GIS layered map that shows installations and facilities in Glacier’s recommended wilderness – the first of its kind for Glacier National Park. You can learn a little bit more about the project and Jillian’s work by checking out our Project […]


Glacier Book Club: Dirt Work

About The Book: A lively and lyrical account of one woman’s unlikely  apprenticeship on a national-park trail crew and what she discovers about nature, gender, and the value of hard work. Christine Byl first encountered the national parks the way most of us do: on vacation. But after she graduated from college, broke and ready for […]


Glacier Conversations: Kay Knapton & Olivia Secord – “The Young Goat and Old Goat”

Details: Kay Knapton and her granddaughter, Olivia Secord, will join us to talk about their inspiring Climate Hike through Glacier National Park, where they volunteered to hike 50 miles in four days and raised over $8,000 for Glacier National Park. Kay and her granddaughter Olivia Secord call themselves the Young Goat (age 11) and Old Goat (age 81). […]


Glacier Book Club: The Salish People and the Lewis and Clark Expedition

About The Book: On September 4, 1805, in the upper Bitterroot Valley of what is now western Montana, more than four hundred Salish people were encamped, pasturing horses, preparing for the fall bison hunt, and harvesting chokecherries as they had done for countless generations. As the Lewis and Clark expedition ventured into the territory of a […]


Glacier Book Club: A Fine-Spotted Trout on Corral Creek

About The Book: Don’t let the title fool you. Matthew Dickerson’s most recent book is almost entirely about his experiences as an Artist-in-Residence here in Glacier National Park. His well-crafted prose narrative takes readers along as he casts about, quite literally, in search of native cutthroat trout. Walk along as he fishes Snyder Creek, Avalanche […]


Glacier Conversations: Under The Night Sky with Artist-In-Residence Imma Barrera

Details: The Under The Night Sky presentation will highlight Imma’s current project to raise awareness about the importance of nature conservation efforts, in particular, protecting the night sky from light pollution. Preserving the night environment helps support human health and heritage and preserve wildlife habitats. Night photography offers a chance to capture and document scenes that […]


Glacier Book Club: Land On Fire

About The Book: Wildfire season is burning longer and hotter, affecting more and more people, especially in the west. Land on Fire explores the fascinating science behind this phenomenon and the ongoing research to find a solution. This gripping narrative details how years of fire suppression and chronic drought have combined to make the situation so […]


Community Benefit Day at Backslope Brewing

Backslope Brewing 1107 9th St W, Columbia Falls, MT

Community Benefit Day Backslope Brewing • Tuesday, April 19 11am - 8pm MDT One of our trusted partners, Backslope Brewing, is committed to supporting our community through charitable giving. As a way of focusing their support, they created Community Benefit Days to support local nonprofits in our community. On Tuesday, April 19, Backslope will donate […]

Cultural History of Bison in Glacier with Park Archeologist Brent Rowley

Details: Join Glacier National Park Archeologist Brent Rowley and learn about the complex relationship of bison and people from the end of the Pleistocene to the late 19th Century based on ongoing archeological research undertaken by the park’s Cultural Resources Program. People often think of bison as being only a plains animal, but they inhabited the […]


Glacier Book Club: The Songs of Trees

About The Book: David Haskell has won acclaim for eloquent writing and deep engagement with the natural world. Now, he brings his powers of observation to the biological networks that surround all species, including humans. Haskell repeatedly visits a dozen trees, exploring connections with people, microbes, fungi, and other plants and animals. He takes us to […]


Columbia Falls Community Market

Columbia Falls Coop 830 1st Ave W, Columbia Falls, MT

Come say hello to the Glacier Conservancy at the Columbia Falls Community Market. 

Fire Lookouts with Writer Amy Grisak

Details: Learn all about fire lookouts and their history – plus their current role – in Glacier National Park. Join writer Amy Grisak while she discusses her fascinating work writing a book about fire lookouts. Watch the Zoom conversation with Amy Grisak here.


Glacier Book Club: The Weight of Night

About The Book: In a land sculpted by glaciers, the forest is on fire. Thick smoke chokes the mountain air and casts an apocalyptic glow over the imposing peaks and vistas of Montana’s Glacier National Park. When firefighters are called in to dig firebreaks near the small town bordering the park, a crew member is shocked […]