Thursday, July 18, 2024

Glacier Park

What's happening in Glacier Park today? For information and details regarding Glacier Park and featured stories about the area, see our articles below.

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago

Groups threaten lawsuit over Gunsight Lake bull trout plan

Two environmental groups have filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the Park Service over plans to introduce bull…

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Pitamakan: On this day, a nice place for a nap

The nice thing about Glacier National Park’s new Wilderness Backcountry Permit system is it lets you see what’s available in advance, so even if you didn’t boo…

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Howe Lake and beyond ... Biological diversity abounds on this relatively short journey

Sometimes you do a hike in Glacier National Park for the fun of it and other times they become an exploratory mission. Sunday’s hike on the Howe Lake Fire Trai…

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Thinking of climbing Chief Mountain? Think again as Blackfeet enforcing closure

Tribal leaders are again enforcing a decades-old closure of Chief Mountain after recent tourist activity disturbed cultural and spiritual practices there.

Updated 1 month ago
Belly Up: When things go south in a beautiful place, you just roll with it

It’s amazing how things can go south in a hurry. (By the way, why do things ‘Go south?” couldn’t they just as easily go north or west or east? I suppose going …

Updated 1 month, 1 week ago
Court gives neighbors say in Glacier National Park inholder lawsuit

A group of West Glacier residents have been given intervenor status in a federal case involving a private home that many charge was built illegally on the bank…

Updated 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Conservancy tops $23.5 million in giving back to Glacier National Park

The Glacier National Park Conservancy has dedicated about $3.5 million toward supporting a host of projects, research and educational programs in Glacier Natio…

Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Waterton Lakes National Park bans fishing in rivers and streams; no outside nonmotorized craft, either

Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada will not allow any fishing in moving waters this season. In addition, all non-motorized watercraft from outside park bou…

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Yesterdays: Wild turkeys

Twenty-eight wild turkeys were captured in Roundup and transplanted in Eureka by Montana Fish and Game.

Updated 8 months ago
As snow and ice melts, Glacier Park seeing new lakes

As global warming continues to shrink glaciers and ice fields in Glacier National Park, another feature is growing on the landscape — small lakes from the melt…

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
For Glacier’s iconic goats, snow proves solace from bugs

Research by scientists Forest P. Hayes and Joel Berger found that goats aren’t heading for the snow to cool off — they’re heading for the snow for relief from …

Updated 8 months, 1 week ago
Zinke cuts to Glacier resos pass House, but visitation up anyway

Glacier National Park visitation was up over last year through September, but if a Republican-controlled Congress has its way, funding for the iconic park coul…

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Study examines bighorn interactions, disease implications

A study of bighorn sheep herds in the St. Mary and Waterton Lakes drainages draws some fascinating insight into the animals’ movements and interactions through…

Updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Partnership helps with Glacier whitebark pine restoration

An influx of federal dollars through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act is expected to bolster Glacier National Park officials’ whit…

Updated 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Public has plenty of opinions on Glacier reservation system

There were plenty of ideas on Glacier National Park’s reservation system expressed during an open house in Columbia Falls last week — but sometimes they were w…