The annual Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates winter speaker series kicks off this month with informative presenters at the Northwest Montana History Museum. Talks begin at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of January, February, and March. The community is welcome, attendance is free.
• On Jan. 27, Bill Schustrom, Glacier National Park Naturalist and Seasonal Interpretative Ranger will call upon his 47 summers in Glacier National Park for a presentation entitled “Memories You Should Take Home After Spending a Summer in Glacier National Park.”
• On Feb. 24, Sierra Mandelko, Cultural Resources Program Manager at Glacier National Park will present a program titled “Cultural Resources of Glacier National Park: A Puzzling Story Of How Humans Benefit From The Landscape.”
• March 23 will feature Mary Riddle, Chief of Planning and Environmental Compliance at Glacier Park: “What We Know and What We Don’t Know for 2020: Planning, Construction and Other Program Activities in Glacier National Park.” Topics include the ongoing visitor monitoring program, trail use, parking lot congestion, resource impacts of 2019 and the Many Glacier Road rehabilitation.