Park Hosts Community Meetings
Contact: Denise Germann, 406-888-5838
WEST GLACIER, MONT. - Glacier National Park is hosting two community meetings to share information about park activities and provide an opportunity for personal dialogue between park management and local community members and neighbors. A west-side meeting will take place Wednesday, May 22, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Teakettle Community Hall in Columbia Falls and an east-side meeting will be Thursday, May 23, 4-5:30 p.m. at the Glacier Park Lodge in East Glacier.
The format of the meeting will include presentations by Acting Glacier National Park Superintendent Kym Hall and other park management team members. Following the presentations, there will be a question and answer period and opportunity for informal conversations.
Hall will share updates regarding 2013 park programs, including Going-to-the-Sun Road Rehabilitation, spring plowing, sequestration impacts, Going-to-the-Sun Road Corridor Management Plan, Dark Skies Initiative, and aquatic invasive species management. Community members are encouraged to attend and learn more about what's happening at the park.
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Did You Know?
Grizzly bears in the park have a wide variety of food sources, including glacier lily bulbs, insects, and berries. They may also make an early season meal of mountain goats that were swept down in avalanches over the winter.