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 »
The Changing View from the High Alpine
Contact: Amy Vanderbilt, 406 888-5838
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) research ecologist Daniel Fagre, PhD, and his research assistants, Lindsey Bengston, and Erich Peitzsch, will present ongoing research about climate change issues in the alpine landscape, including the Global Observatory Research in the Alpine (GLORIA) campaign, glacier monitoring, and an avalanche vegetation study. Fagre, Bengston and Peitzsch work out of the USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center and are stationed at Glacier National Park. This free, lunchtime presentation is open to the general public and will occur on Tuesday, February 2 from noon to 1 p.m. at the West Glacier Community Building located near park headquarters.
Did You Know?
If current trends continue, some scientists predict that by the year 2030, Glacier National Park will not contain any glaciers and many of the park's smaller glaciers will melt even sooner.