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Glacier Bank Donates Land to the Montana Outdoor Legacy Fundation

(Helena, MT) – Glacier Bank has donated a 30 acre Harbor Village property along the Flathead River near Bigfork to Montana’s Outdoor Legacy Foundation.

 

Montana’s Outdoor Legacy Foundation (formerly Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Foundation) works to maintain and grow access to public lands in order to preserve the great outdoor experience that makes Montana unique

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the Red Shale Fire moving up a slope of young lodgepole pine.  Standing dead snags and downed dead trees from the 1988 Gates Park Fire are also being consumed by the fire. (Mike Munoz USFS July 27, 2013)
the Red Shale Fire moving up a slope of young lodgepole pine. Standing dead snags and downed dead trees from the 1988 Gates Park Fire are also being consumed by the fire. (Mike Munoz USFS July 27, 2013)
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Red Shale Fire Update (July 31, 2013)

Fire Activity:  The Red Shale Fire was reported by the Beartop Lookout at 4:30 p.m. on July 18, as a small amount of white smoke rising from an area where lightning strikes had been observed the night before.

Fire activity is obse

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Th Red Shale Fire burning in mixed fuels.  In the right midground you can see the young lodgepole pine regeneration from the 1988 Gates Park Fire.  In the stream bottoms and in pockets elsewhere, pockets of trees that escaped the Gates Park Fire can be seen. (Mike Munoz,USFS)
Th Red Shale Fire burning in mixed fuels. In the right midground you can see the young lodgepole pine regeneration from the 1988 Gates Park Fire. In the stream bottoms and in pockets elsewhere, pockets of trees that escaped the Gates Park Fire can be seen. (Mike Munoz,USFS)
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Red Shale Fire Update (July 30, 2013)

Summary: Notable changes today include changes to the trail closures.  Portions of the East Side Sun River Trail #109 have been closed, and some trails previously closed have been re-opened.  See belo

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Northwestern Outdoorsman Joins the K96 Line-Up

John Kruse, host of the Northwestern Outdoorsman, assures me that 5am is not too early for outdoor enthusiasts to be up and tuned in on a Sunday morning, so that's when we're airing his weekly 1-hour program on K96fm

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Glacier Park: Plowing to the Sun

Thanks to a donation from the non-profit Glacier National Park Foundation, plowing of Glacier's Going to the Sun Road will begin on schedule.

Click HERE for updates on the crew's progress on Going to the Sun and the

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GNPC Announces Additional Grants to Glacier National Park for 2013

 

(COLUMBIA FALLS, MONT.) - The Board of Trustees of the Glacier National Park Conservancy (GNPC) is pleased to announce that they have awarded an additional $30,000 to fund four projects to the already announced nine year-end grants to Glacier National Park for 2013 projects. These funds come f

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USFS Releases 2012 Year In Review

The U.S. Forest Service's northern region office in Missoula has released its 2012 Year in Review. The 24-page document reviews USFS activities in Idaho, Montana and North Dakota, ranging from wildfire management to insect damage mitigation, timber operations, historical and cultural programs.  Click

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Glacier Park to Keep Iconic Red Buses on the Road

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — The National Park Service says it is modifying the terms of the prospectus for a concessions contract in Glacier National Park to make it clear the park intends to keep its fleet of 33 red tourist buses on the road

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Saturday in the Park….On Snowshoes!

 

WEST GLACIER, MONT. – Glacier National Park is hosting Winter Signs Snowshoe Walks every Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. beginning Saturday, January 12, Winter Trails Day.  This day is celebrated throughout the country as an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and discover the fitness and social benefits of outdoor activities.  T

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Glacier Seeks Summer Workers, Concessionaire

It may be the middle of winter, but officials at Glacier National Park are beginning to look for seasonal employees for the summertime. If you're interested, click HERE to visit the federal government's JobsUSA website. The link should take you right to the list of jobs in and around Glacier.

The National pa

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Wish You Were Here…..

This iconic view of St Mary Lake is one of the 91 vintage Montana postcards in the collection of the Boston Public Library. Here are a few of the postcards from our area. Click HERE to view the entire collection on flickr.com .

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Merging Glacier Groups Need a New Logo

PRESS RELEASE:

(WEST GLACIER, MONT.) – The Board of Directors of the Glacier Association (formerly the Glacier Natural History Association) and the Board of Trustees of the Glacier National Park Fund are excited to invite you to help us create a new look for our merged identity - Glacier National Park Conservancy (effective January 1, 2013)

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