In Glacier, one way to conserve native fish is to move them The bad news about trout and their brethren is about 73 percent of the species worldwide are threatened with extinction. The good news is Crown of the Continent region and the Flathead in particular is still a bastion of excellent habitat for native… Read More »
Trump budget looks to cut Park Service spending, zeros out LWCF At a time when places like Glacier National Park are seeing record crowds, President Trump’s proposed 2020 budget looks to cut the Park Service budget and it zeros out the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Trump’s proposed budget calls for a total cut of… Read More »
Officials warn against recreation after Lake McDonald, Flathead Lake freeze over Wind, temperature and the lake’s current are all factors in freezing the lake.
Glacier Park Implements Lottery For Backcountry Camping Reservations Glacier National Park managers are implementing new lottery-based backcountry camping reservations intended to preserve the park’s overloaded internet system and campers’ chances at getting sites. The new system will collect all campsite reservation requests placed opening day, this Friday, and process them in a randomly sequenced order.… Read More »
On March 25 Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates will present its third and final Annual Winter Speaker series for 2019. It features Travis Neil, Project Manager, Dick Anderson Construction Co. who will present “Rebuilding Sperry – A Builder’s Perspective”. Any construction project has its challenges, both physical and logistical, but one that includes the unique… Read More »
Glacier backcountry reservations going to a lottery system; no longer first-come first-serve on opening day, March 15 Glacier National Park has announced a key change in its backcountry camping advanced reservation system this year. The system, which will go live on March 15 will now use a “modified lottery system” on opening day that will… Read More »
Hungry Horse News – Local News After a frigid start to March, Glacier National Park’s Lake McDonald has frozen over in its entirety, save for a few holes the size of a school bus. The Park’s biggest lake last froze over in the wi…
Glacier National Park Announces 2019 Projects – Flathead Beacon News & Features Glacier National Park expects to move forward this year with several projects to improve visitor experiences in the park as well as support and maintain critical park infrastructure, and the public has an opportunity to influence them during comment periods.
Glacier Park Plan Addressing Overcrowding Moves Forward A plan that could change how visitors travel along the Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor is among several projects Glacier National Park announced Monday they’re moving ahead with this year. The plan to reduce issues of overcrowding along the park’s popular throughway has been in the works for years.