Glacier National Park
Railroads were around at the very start of the National Park System, and posters and paintings pairing the parks and trains once were common. Landscape artist J. Craig Thorpe preserves these two, parks and trains, in a number of artworks involving Glacier National Park and the Empire Builder passenger line.
Glacier National Park has received a quarter-million-dollars in federal highway funds to purchase two new shuttle buses.
Higher fees, and the chance to reserve a spot, are being proposed for the Many Glacier Campground in Glacier National Park.
A poll of Western attitudes on the environment shows some disagreement with politicians over public lands stewardship and energy generation.
Few national park visits are complete without a hike of some distance and duration. We made the following hikes in the parks the past year, and think you'll find them interesting possibilities for 2013.
This fall has been a tough one for those who love the wolves of Yellowstone National Park, as more than a few of the predators have been killed outside the park by hunters. Wolf hunting and trapping also is an issue in the Midwest, and the controversy around that issue prompted writer Greg Breining to take a close look at how wolves and science intertwine. It's not always as neat as you might think
Part of the fun of the National Park System is exploring the various units to see what they have to offer. Here's a look at parks the Traveler "explored" in 2012.
A total of $100,000 from the Glacier Fund has been disbursed to nine organizations for 2013 projects in Glacier National Park that range from trail work to astronomy programs.
List Of Candidate Species Under Consideration For Endangered Species Act Protection Include At Least 12 From National Parks
In its annual list of species considered to be candidates for Endangered Species Act protection, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has cited at least 12 species that either can be found, or were found, in the National Park System.
Interns Helping National Park Service Study Climate Change At Lassen Volcanic National Park And In Rocky Mountain Forests
Food chains in alpine lakes in parks such as Lassen Volcanic National Park and changing fire regimes at Rocky Mountain parks such as Yellowstone, Glacier, Grand Teton, and Rocky Mountain, are among the climate-change studies under way in the park system.
The Glacier National Park Ice Patch Archaeology and Paleoecology Project was recently awarded the Department of the Interior's 2012 Partners in Conservation Award in recognition of outstanding conservation achievements attained through collaboration and partnership.
With the decision made to merge the Glacier Association with the Glacier National Park Fund, the new organization is going to need a new logo, and that's where you come in.
Two backpackers missing in the rugged backcountry of Glacier National Park were found Monday afternoon after enduring four days of wintry conditions that included 18 inches of fresh snow.
Wintry weather conditions have been making the search for two missing backpackers in Glacier National Park particularly difficult, both because of the cold and snow in general and because that snow could be covering up some clues.
A search has been ongoing in Glacier National Park for two hikers who failed to catch their flight from Montana back to the East Coast as scheduled.
In a move intended to bolster their support and work in behalf of Glacier National Park, the Glacier National Park Fund and the Glacier Association have announced their intentions to merge into the Glacier National Park Conservancy as of January 1, 2013.