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Half the Park Happens After Dark

Half the Park Happens After Dark

This project is fully funded thanks to donors at Backpacker’s Ball. Glacier National Park is now the first transboundary dark sky park in conjunction with Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada. This designation  demands  cooperation  as  well as a commitment to...
Glacier Trail Crew Intern

Glacier Trail Crew Intern

This project would fund a paid intern position in the trails division and would focus on recruiting qualified candidates from the local community who would not otherwise qualify for any of the regular federal hiring authorities due to a lack of experience, or may...
Glacier in Focus

Glacier in Focus

The “Parks in Focus” program created by the Udall Foundation  brings  youth  from  Boys  &  Girls  Clubs across Western Montana, a region rich in public lands and resources, to Glacier National Park for a week of camping, hiking and environmental education,...
Developing the 21st Century Park Ranger

Developing the 21st Century Park Ranger

In a technology-dominated world, there is still a desire to visit wild places and reconnect to a simpler life. The Wilderness Act of 1964 preserved wild places and provided a management framework to maintain them, but ironically, increasing technological...
Investing in Teachers: A Forest for Every Classroom

Investing in Teachers: A Forest for Every Classroom

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This project is fully funded thanks to the Thomas O. Brown Foundation and the Veverka Family Foundation. Forest for Every Classroom was established in 1999, a unique collaboration of partners comprised of Shelburne Farms, National...
Science and Resource Management Intern

Science and Resource Management Intern

This program would recruit one intern from a local high school to work with various natural and cultural resources staff and crews. The student will experience firsthand a variety of activities that are conducted in the park for the sake of conservation. Activities...
Young Scholar Research Fellowships

Young Scholar Research Fellowships

Park managers have identified a long list of priority research needs, with far more needs than can ever be addressed with internal NPS funding sources. The park relies heavily on research scientists from universities and other research agencies to provide data to...
Interpretive Youth Internship Program

Interpretive Youth Internship Program

These internships will provide unique professional development opportunities for college students and recent graduates that will enhance their interpretive skills while providing valuable visitor services throughout the park. Students work at visitor centers and on...
Expand GIS Capabilities at Columbia Falls High School

Expand GIS Capabilities at Columbia Falls High School

This project is fully funded thanks to the Veverka Family Foundation. The Field Ecology class at Columbia Falls High School began in the 2016-17 academic year, helped in part by a 2016 grant from the Glacier Conservancy. The model for this initial year of the class...
Investing in Teachers: A Forest for Every Classroom

Providing a Glacier Experience to Students Near and Far

Opportunities to get out of the classroom and into an engaging environment like Glacier National Park develops children’s curiosity about their natural surroundings and brings their lessons to life with hands-on activities. For decades, university student teachers,...
Funding Transportation for School Field Trips

Funding Transportation for School Field Trips

This project is partially funded. $6,057.16 is still needed to fund this project in full. This project will provide funding for schools participating in Glacier National Park ranger- and staff-led field trips to apply for travel grants. As many as 30% of the schools...
Native America Speaks

Native America Speaks

This project is partially funded. $16,000 is still needed to fund this project in full. Now in its 34th 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...
Summer Youth Engagement Initiative

Summer Youth Engagement Initiative

This project is partially funded. $28,100 is still needed to fund this project in full. This project takes a multifaceted approach to engaging youth, providing hands-on experience and forging connections with the natural world during the summer on the park’s west...
Citizen Science BioBlitz

Citizen Science BioBlitz

This project is partially funded. $71,000 is still needed to fund this project in full. As the National Park Service begins its second century of service, it is a crucial time to engage students and visitors as fully as possible in science and conservation activities,...
Share Local Tribal Stories at Lake McDonald

Share Local Tribal Stories at Lake McDonald

Glacier National Park’s Lake McDonald has been known as a special place for thousands of years. Long before the park was established, traditions and celebrations held at the foot of the lake commemorated people’s livelihoods and reaffirmed their spiritual needs. This...
Expand the Bark Ranger Program for Wildlife Viewing and Safety

Expand the Bark Ranger Program for Wildlife Viewing and Safety

Bark Ranger Gracie was an instant success at Logan Pass last summer. More than just a tool to keep habituated sheep and goats out of the parking lot yet still within safe viewing distance, the appeal of a dog with a ranger brings people closer to ask questions and...
Increase Access to Glacier’s Historical Archives

Increase Access to Glacier’s Historical Archives

This project is fully funded thanks to Joe and Lana Batts. The writers, interpreters and scholars who tap Glacier National Park’s archives can discover an inspirational treasure trove of photographic images, historic maps and architectural drawings, and a rich...
Reduce Conflict Between Humans and Grizzlies at Fifty Mountain

Reduce Conflict Between Humans and Grizzlies at Fifty Mountain

FULLY FUNDED Fifty Mountain is a strategic crossroads for many backcountry travelers and also a very important habitat for grizzly bears. The potential and history for conflicts is high, and park staff are working to avoid human-bear conflicts. Because of its remote...
Visitor Information in Print and on the Web

Visitor Information in Print and on the Web

Printed publications reach nearly every visitor to the park. The summer Glacier Visitor Guide distributed at each entrance gate provides the primary means that the park has to get safety and regulatory information into the hands of visitors. Additionally the...
Providing Bear Safety Information to Foreign Travelers

Providing Bear Safety Information to Foreign Travelers

The park, and in particular the Many Glacier Valley, is experiencing an increase in visitation by foreign visitors. Due to communication difficulties and inherent cultural differences and norms, there is an urgent need to inform these visitors of the proper safety...
Ranger Pocket Reference

Ranger Pocket Reference

This project request supports the production of a “Ranger Pocket Reference.” This small booklet contains a vast amount of reference materials, specific to Glacier National Park, and is small enough to fit into an NPS uniform pocket. Information ranges from...