Inside Glacier

Project updates and news about how your donations are making a difference.

Glacier Park Podcast Returns for Season Two

Glacier Park Podcast Returns for Season Two

Ilawye the Great Grandparent Whitebark Pine Tree Photo: NPS Just in time for the new year, you can now tune into the first episode of the brand new season of Glacier's podcast. Headwaters is a podcast from Glacier National Park, made possible thanks to your donations...

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Park Store Team Funds Multiple Projects In Glacier for 2022

Park Store Team Funds Multiple Projects In Glacier for 2022

Every year, the Glacier Conservancy's park store team selects a project in need of funding to be the focus of their add-on donation engagement efforts. Throughout the busy summer season, the park store staff create meaningful connections with visitors that translate...

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Glacier Conservancy’s Website Published In Spanish

Glacier Conservancy’s Website Published In Spanish

In an effort to engage the over 40 million people in America who speak Spanish at home (13% of the U.S. population), the Glacier Conservancy this year launched a project to translate a great portion of our website from English to Spanish. This important project was...

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Microplastics Study Underway on Lake McDonald

Microplastics Study Underway on Lake McDonald

Photo: NPS Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park is renowned for many reasons. At ten miles long and nearly 500 feet deep, it's the largest lake in the park and offers stunning clarity, colorful rocks, and sweeping views that provide a glimpse into the park's rugged...

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Staff Picks: what we’re loving right now

Staff Picks: what we’re loving right now

With so much great gear benefiting the park, it can be tough to choose the perfect items from the Glacier Conservancy Park Store. We've narrowed it down to some of our personal top picks so you can find your favorites!Staff Picks1. Relief Map"I love the relief map...

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Program Assists In Bird Conservation In Glacier National Park

Program Assists In Bird Conservation In Glacier National Park

Photo: NPS When you're on a hike or looking up toward the sky in Glacier National Park, you will likely notice a vast array of birds. With the park being situated along the Continental Divide, several different habitats have emerged that are ideal for birds. More than...

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Solar Panels Installed at Park Headquarters

Solar Panels Installed at Park Headquarters

Photo: NPS Next time you're in West Glacier, you may notice a recent upgrade at Glacier National Park's Headquarters building: a brand new rooftop solar system. The headquarters building is the hub of Glacier's operations, housing park leadership offices and providing...

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Protecting Native Plants In Glacier National Park

Protecting Native Plants In Glacier National Park

Photo: Maddy Elrick and Brayden Hall Your generous donations to the Glacier Conservancy continue to assist the park’s native plant restoration efforts in many ways. From engaging future stewards in our local schools, to monitoring rare plants throughout the park,...

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Examining Visitor Use Trends In Glacier National Park

Examining Visitor Use Trends In Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park has seen a 40% growth in visitation since 2012. This unprecedented increase in popularity has implications for protecting natural and cultural resources as well as for providing a quality visitor experience. Thanks in part to your generous...

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Restoring Keystone Species In Glacier National Park

Restoring Keystone Species In Glacier National Park

Photos: NPS Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Vlad Kovalenko moved to the US at the age of 7 and grew up on the east coast before moving west to earn his Bachelor of Science from the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. He began working seasonal field tech jobs for seven...

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