Logan Pass water system temporarily down
The water system will shut down Tuesday afternoon, July 22, and the temp system is anticipated to be working by the weekend. Visitors should bring water or refillable water bottles. There will be some water available to refill bottles in the parking lot. More »
St. Mary Visitor Center temporarily closed
It is believed that the furnace in the visitor center malfunctioned and caused the sprinkler system to activate early this morning. There is water damage to the building, its contents, and some of the utility systems. The damages are being assessed.
The 7-12 activities concentrate on inter-relationships and ecosystem connections. This is one of the major themes for the significance of protecting Glacier National Park. The story of Pluie the Wolf again is a good introduction that illustrates how all of the private and public land in Northwest Montana is connected. The area that is now Glacier National Park is a central piece of the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. Get started with the Locating Glacier National Park activity.
Unit One: An International Peace Park – This unit focuses on the relationships between Canadians and Americans, Waterton Lakes and Glacier National Parks, and the concept of “peace.” Click here for teacher background information and the introduction to 7-12, Unit One.
Unit Two: A Serious Economics Nut - This unit focuses on the interrelationships surrounding whitebark pines in the subalpine. Click here for teacher background information and the introduction to 7-12, Unit Two.
Unit Three: Parks in the Parks: The Aspenlands – This unit focuses on the interrelationships in the aspen parklands. Click here for teacher background information and the introduction to 7-12, Unit Three.
Unit Four: Land of the Giants – Unit four focuses on the interrelationships in the old growth west side forests. Click here for teacher background information and the introduction to 7-12, Unit Four.
Unit Five: A Park Not Alone – Unit Five is about: the study of three-watersheds, biodiversity, and the connections of the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park to issues outside of the park. Click here for teacher background information and the introduction to 7-12, Unit Five.
Did You Know?
Did you know that once Beargrass blooms and then dies, a new stalk will bloom 5-10 years after that?