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.
“Brown Bag” Seminar on Fish Monitoring and Mercury Assessment in Glacier National Park
Contact: Ellen Blickhan, 406 888-5838
WEST GLACIER, MONT. – The Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center will be hosting a presentation on native fish and fish monitoring by Chris Downs, Glacier National Park Fisheries Biologist on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. in the Community Building in Park Headquarters, West Glacier. The results of a recently completed fish tissue mercury assessment conducted on multiple park lakes and what they mean for human and wildlife fish consumers will be featured.
Downs manages and monitors the aquatic resources in Glacier National Park. His work includes supporting development and implementation of the park's new Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) prevention program. He is the subject expert for various water rights and water quality related issues, and manages the park's air quality monitoring program. Prior to his three years at Glacier National Park, Downs spent 10 years working as a Senior Fishery Research Biologist with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game in northern Idaho.
These Brown Bag lectures are made available by Glacier National Park's Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center: http://www.nps.gov/glac/naturescience/ccrlc.htm.
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Did You Know?
Did you know that the Glacier Centennial Program had a calendar of over 100 activities for its 100th anniversary? Over 35 community organizations worked together to make this possible.