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August 18, 2017
August 18 Interagency Fire Information Sheet
No abstract supplied.

August 17, 2017
August 17 Interagency Fire Information Sheet
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August 17, 2017
August 16 Interagency Fire Information Sheet
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August 15, 2017
August 15 Interagency Fire Information Sheet
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August 15, 2017
August 15 Fire Update
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August 14, 2017
August 14 Interagency Fire Information Sheet
No abstract supplied.

August 13, 2017
August 13th Interagency Fire Information Sheet
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August 13, 2017
August 12 Fire Update
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August 11, 2017
Afternoon Update - Multiple Fires in Park Following Storm
No abstract supplied.

August 11, 2017
Multiple Fires in Park Following Storm
Some backcountry campgrounds and trails are closed. All roads remain open.

August 07, 2017
Glacier National Park Sees Record Breaking One Million Visitors in July
The park recorded 1,009,665 visits in July, up 23% over July of 2016

August 04, 2017
Glacier National Park Volunteer Associates Receive Wes Henry Award
Wilderness and Backcountry Stewardship Efforts Recognized

August 02, 2017
New Procedures for Motorized Watercraft Launch on Lake McDonald
Motorized watercraft will be permitted to launch following a 30-day quarantine

July 27, 2017
Wildfire Protection Entities and Counties to Implement Stage II Fire Restrictions
Effective: Friday, July 28, 2017

July 24, 2017
Man Fatally Injured in Fall at Haystack Creek
National Park Service Rangers and Two Bear Air Rescue Provided On-Scene Cooperative Response

July 14, 2017
Waterton-Glacier Science and History Day
Scientists and historians share latest project results with public at annual event

July 10, 2017
Glacier National Park Sets New June Visitation Record
The park recorded 620,962 visits in June, up 28% over last year.

July 10, 2017
Park Begins Third Phase of Emergency AIS Response
Privately owned motorboats will be allowed to launch on Lake McDonald following inspection and thirty-day quarantine. Quarantine details to be released in the next two weeks.

June 29, 2017
The Going-to-the-Sun Road is Fully Open
No abstract supplied.

June 26, 2017
Water-Glacier Butterfly Bio Announced
Public invited to participate in butterfly count and to learn about butterflies

June 23, 2017
Many Glacier Trail Overpass Struck by Delivery Truck
In a separate June accident, the other trail overpass was struck by a construction vehicle

June 23, 2017
Goats, Pikas, and Loons at ImagineIF Library
Learn about Citizen Science at Glacier National Park

June 19, 2017
Avalanche Creek Trail Temporarily Closed Due to Bear Activity The closure will likely last several days
The closure will likely last several days

June 19, 2017
Discover How Native Peoples Hunted and Utilized Bison by Looking at the Artifacts They Left Behind
No abstract supplied.

June 15, 2017
Park and Forest to Expand Visitor Use Research
Data from monitoring will help inform services and upcoming planning efforts

May 31, 2017
Concessioner Selected for Operation of Interpretive Motor Vehicle Tours Highlighting American Indian Culture in Glacier National Park
No abstract supplied.

May 31, 2017
Summary of Public Scoping Comments for Fisheries Management, Aquatics Restoration, and Climate Change Response Plan/Environmental Impact Statement
No abstract supplied.

May 26, 2017
Memorial Day Weekend at Glacier National Park
Campgrounds, day use areas, visitor services are opening – plan a safe trip

May 26, 2017
Waterton-Glacier Mushroom BioBlitz Announced
Public invited to participate in mushroom survey and to learn about fungi

May 08, 2017
Glacier National Park announces inspection procedures for non-motorized, non-trailered watercraft this summer
This summer, non-motorized, non-trailered watercraft will be permitted on Glacier National Park waters and will require an in-person inspection. Motorized and trailered watercraft will continue to be restricted on all park waters due to aquatic invasive species threat.

April 28, 2017
Waterton and Glacier Achieve International Dark Sky Status
Waterton Lakes National Park and Glacier National Park become world’s first transboundary International Dark Sky Park.

April 17, 2017
Glacier National Park to host Park “Rx” Day
A dose of nature for all will be held on April 23 at Lake McDonald Lodge

April 14, 2017
Public is invited to National Park Week talk with Glacier Superintendent and Glacier Conservancy
Glacier Superintendent Jeff Mow will present “Taking the Long View at the Heart of the Crown of the Continent” at Flathead Valley Community College

April 03, 2017
Glacier Youth Corps Opportunity
Recruiting Youth Ages 15-17 to Work in the Park

April 03, 2017
Going-to-the-Sun Road Construction and Plowing Begin this Month
No abstract supplied.

March 16, 2017
Glacier to lift restrictions on hand-propelled boats with invasive species inspections this season
Private motorized watercraft still restricted during 2017 assessment of threat to park waters from non-native mussels

March 09, 2017
Applications Available for 2017 Teacher Workshop
Free Science & Culture Teacher Workshop This Summer

February 07, 2017
Permit Issued for BNSF Emergency Avalanche Mitigation
Mitigation measures are authorized to begin Tuesday, February 7

January 06, 2017
Backcountry skier dies from avalanche related injuries
Backcountry skier dies from avalanche related injuries

January 04, 2017
2017 Glacier Entrance Pass Now Available
Pass features first Blackfeet Native American Ranger at Glacier

Last updated: September 10, 2015

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