Inside Glacier

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

Glacier Conservancy’s Website Published In Spanish

Glacier Conservancy’s Website Published In Spanish

With the generous support of Glacier National Park Conservancy, in an effort to acknowledge the 60.5 million Hispanic people living in the United States, a project to translate a great part of Glacier’s website was launched. Our purpose with this project is to share...

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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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Workshop Provides Opportunities for Local Teachers

Workshop Provides Opportunities for Local Teachers

Photo: T. Wenum, USFS Now in its second year, the Flathead Watershed Through The Seasons workshop continues to provide professional development opportunities for local teachers in the Flathead community. The workshop is made possible by your generous donations to the...

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Get Involved with Clark’s Nutcracker Nest Sightings

Get Involved with Clark’s Nutcracker Nest Sightings

Photo: NPS Calling all birders & wildlife enthusiasts: we need your help! Dr. Taza Schaming is seeking help in locating Clark’s Nutcracker nests for The Nutcracker Ecosystem Project and The Cornell Lab of Ornithology Clark's Nutcracker/Whitebark Pine Ecosystem...

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Bighorn Sheep In Glacier

Bighorn Sheep In Glacier

Photo: Julie Mitchell If you’ve ever driven along the Going-to-the-Sun Road, gone for a backcountry hike in Glacier, or experienced the grandeur of Hidden Lake, there's a good chance you've seen one of the park's most majestic species: Glacier's bighorn sheep. With an...

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Listen To Glacier’s New Podcast

Listen To Glacier’s New Podcast

Photo: NPS Missing Glacier? Tune into the park's brand new podcast! Headwaters is a new podcast from Glacier National Park, made possible thanks to your donations to the Glacier Conservancy. Season 1 Available Now Season 1 is now available wherever you get your...

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