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22 hrs ago | The Republic

Montana man dies in Glacier National Park

The National Park Service was notified at Saturday night that Beau Weiher, of Missoula, was overdue from a solo day hike in the Many Glacier Area. Family and friends say he likely planned a hike in the Piegan Pass and Mount Siyeh areas.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: The wilderness experience, adolescents, and schools

My wife and I were recently hiking up a canyon in Glacier National Park and joined a small group of students on a research trip with their botany teacher. It started to rain and we all got soaked, but the feeling of connection we had with these students and the joy coming from each of them as we continued to walk and talk in the rain became part of a peak experience.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Jack Gladstone marks 30 years of Glacier shows

Jack Gladstone performs during his last show of the season at Lake McDonald Lodge Auditorium on Sept. 4, 2014 in Whitefish, Mont.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

ThinkProgress

Trees Are Dying From 'No Obvious Cause' In Rocky Mountains, Report Says

The Rocky Mountain forests that traverse the West are under unprecedented danger from climate-related impacts according to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization. The Rockies include national parks like Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Glacier National Park, and are facing a "triple assault - tree-killing insects, wildfires, and heat and drought - that could fundamentally alter these forests as we know them."

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Entomology, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Epidemic, Wildfire, Fire

Wed Sep 03, 2014

LiveScience

The Wilderness Act Turns 50

This article was originally published on NationalGeographic.com . He contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, US National Parks

Mon Sep 01, 2014

CiteULike

Collecting and Using Visitor Spending Data

Visitor spending is a necessary component of economic-impact analysis, but detailed expenditure categories rarely are reported and used as tools for marketing and policy decisions.

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Daily Kos

Glacier Park: The Swiftcurrent Nature Trail

The following photographs were taken in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park in Montana on August 20, 2014.

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The Guardian

Dayton's Not Dead: Urban Krag Climbing Center

Dayton's Oregon District has become a haven for many locals thanks to its vibrant culture, eclectic shops and buzzing nightlife, but just down the street on a quiet corner sits another local hotspot.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Washington Times

Glacier National Park chalets celebrate a century

Around a bend on Glacier's Highline Trail, the chalet comes into view, notifying weary hikers their trek is nearly over, or for day hikers, that a cold Gatorade and a place to rest awaits them.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

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As we go to press, Tish Levee of Santa Rosa is finishing up a four-day trek in Montana across Glacier National Park to call attention to climate change.

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Edutopia

Into the Wilderness: Expanding the Lives of Kids

My wife and I were recently hiking up a beautiful canyon in Glacier National Park and joined a small group of college students on a research trip with their botany teacher.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Where the Plains Collide with the Rockies

For thousands of years the Blackfoot Indians have lived on the Great Plains along the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains.

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National Post

Cougar destroyed in Alberta park after attack on teenage girl

A cougar has been put down in Waterton Lakes National Park after it attacked a 17-year-old girl along a popular hiking trail.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KISU-TV Pocatello

Travelscope

In TRAVELSCOPE, award-winning travel journalist Joseph Rosendo explores the world's treasures - from stateside destinations in Montana's Glacier National Park and California's wine country to exotic locales in Europe, the Philippines and Malaysia.

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Daily Kos

Glacier Park: Two Medicine and Running Eagle Falls

Today, the Going-to-the-Sun Road is the primary attraction at Glacier National Park and most of the park's visitors simply drive from one side of the park to the other, gawking at the mountains and valleys which were carved out by the ancient glaciers, admiring the many waterfalls, photographing the mountain goats that seem to be posing by the side ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Kos

Glacier Park: Mountains and Glaciers

Glacier National Park is a landscape which was formed by massive ice sheets which were about 3,000 feet thick.

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Daily Mail

Gymnastic skills help a Colorado man to survive a 100-foot plunge down a snowy glacier

Dylan Schuetz, 21, from Colorado, was hiking in The Glacier National Park in Montana when he plunged into St Mary's Glacier A Colorado man who plunged 100-feet whilst hiking with friends used skills that he'd learnt from gymnastics class to do a flip in mid air and save his own life.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

See them now: US National Parks threatened by climate change

By now, we know that the effects of global warming are far greater than rising temperatures.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, US National Parks, Mesa Verde National Park

Grist Magazine

This marmot wants to make out with you because of climate change

Greenpeace was out filming the mini-doc Secretary Sally Jewell: #ParksNotCoal in Glacier National Park when a romantic hoary marmot snuck up on a timelapse sequence to get all Jack-Dawson-smoochy-smoochy with a GoPro.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Laughing Squid

Curious Marmot Licks the Camera That Was Filming Time Lapse Sequence for Greenpeace Documentary

This Marmot would like to give you a kiss for helping to save its home! We were shooting a time lapse for this video - when this marmot interrupted.

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