Cue the Eagle

Being involved with Citizen Science and such, I find out about cool ways to help out the NPS and USGS scientists learn more about the animals and ecology of Glacier National Park. Migrations are happening from late summer on. Many raptors really start showing up here around the middle of October. If you happen to[…]

Jake Bramante joins GNPF

Jake plus the Glacier National Park Fund

I’ve been scrambling around trying to keep blogs up, getting ready for the holidays, and starting my new contract with GNPF. It’s the last one that I’m really REALLY excited about! I’m the new Outreach Coordinator for the Glacier National Park Fund to help them through the new merger with the Glacier Association as they[…]

The hard decision to turn back

Dawson-Pitamakan Loop

Just recently, we were elated to hear of the rescue of a couple of hikers that spent a few days in the backcountry of Glacier National Park. In the official press release here, the NPS commended them for realizing their predicament and hunkering down to get discovered. A local photographer and outdoor enthusiast Tony Bynum[…]

Poia Lake Goat and Pika survey

Poia Lake

Went up to Poia Lake in the Many Glacier area of Glacier National Park for a bit of a mountain goat and pika survey for the Citizen Science program and saw a lot of birds, some mammals and a sweet bull elk! Check out my blog about Citizen Science here to learn more! [AFG_gallery id=’72’]

Glaciers Visible from Going-to-the-Sun Road

Going-to-the-Sun Road Glaciers

With a name like Glacier National Park, one would expect to show up and see a ton of glaciers everywhere. The truth of the matter is a little more complicated. For starters, the park is so named for the way that it was formed as giant glaciers carved out the peaks leaving amazing mountain formations[…]

Waterton Lakes National Park Announcement

Waterton Lakes National Park

As a follow up to last year’s project of hiking all the trails in Glacier National Park, Jake Bramante is heading out to hike the much less ambitious 125 miles of trails in Waterton Lakes National Park in the month of September, 2012. Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park come together to form[…]