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Working To Preserve The Biodiversity Of Flathead National Forest
2014-06-24 07:17:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In far northwest Montana, the Flathead National Forest lies in the heart of the Rocky Mountains just south of the Canadian border. Lynx, grizzly bear and bull trout find their homes in one of the three wilderness areas of the park, which is adjacent to Glacier National Park. Those three compartmentalized wilderness areas are the subject of a new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). The study, from WCS Senior Scientist...

Conservation Group Calls For Expanded Grizzly Bear Recovery Efforts
2014-06-19 06:23:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A conservation group is urging federal officials in the US to expand efforts to help grizzly bear recovery efforts, including returning the creature to western states such as Arizona and California, or face legal action for failing to comply with portions of the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity, a nonprofit organization based in Tucson, announced on Wednesday that it had filed documents identifying more...

2014-02-28 23:21:05

Naturalist Journeys announces a hiking and nature tour to “the Crown of the Continent”, Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks; these parks span some of the most spectacular scenery in the Northern Rockies. With experienced scientists Drs. Carol Simon and Howard Topoff to lead the way, this promises to be a learning trip amid incredible natural beauty. Helena, MT (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 “Glacier National Park is an absolute jewel in the national park system, encompassing one of...

Room To Roam Needed For Wildlife In The Southern Canadian Rockies
2013-03-08 14:04:44

Wildlife Conservation Society Grizzly bear, wolverine, and bull trout among species ranked as 'highly' vulnerable to climate change and road use A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society Canada (WCS Canada) creates a conservation strategy that will promote wildlife resiliency in the Southern Canadian Rockies to the future impacts of climate change and road use. The report's "safe passages and safe havens" were informed in part by an assessment of six iconic species–bull...

2012-08-14 23:00:46

The Blackfeet Tribal Council can stop poisonous fracking to their lands. Pauline Matt is conducting a peaceful protest of Blackfeet Reservation Lands being destroyed by Hydraulic Fracturing this August 5-12. Lands could easily be saved and kept healthy if the Tribal Council prohibits fracking from occurring, All other sites of fracking have poisoned land, crops, waters, livestock and reduced Real Estate values to nothing. Join Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio Show and help Blackfeet people...

2012-03-29 13:41:13

The land around Yellowstone and Glacier national parks might look like it's filling up with people and houses, but it's nothing compared to the rate of development around some other U.S. national parks, according to a new Montana State University study. While population densities rose 246 percent around Yellowstone/Grand Teton and 210 percent around Glacier between 1940 and 2000, they surged 3,092 percent around the Mojave National Preserve in California, 2,962 percent around the Colorado...

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2011-06-22 10:35:53

Wildlife Conservation Society scientist assesses conservation value of 1.3 million acres of roadless public land in Montana's Crown of the Continent Ecosystem The independent assessment, written by WCS Senior Conservation Scientist Dr. John Weaver, is a compilation and synthesis of the latest information on these species "“ and how climate change may affect them "“ from 30 biologists in the region and from nearly 300 scientific papers. In addition, Weaver spent four months hiking...

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2010-08-09 12:44:58

Archaeologists say they have discovered a former hunting complex where bison were stampeded over a cliff at least 1,000 years ago on the Blackfeet Indian reservation in northwestern Montana. The researchers said the 9-mile-long area contains a well-preserved "drive line" system that funnels bison to their deaths, along with bison bones and the remnants of campsites with hundreds of tepee rings. The dig site is on a remote plateau that overlooks the Two Medicine River.  The scientists...

2010-06-09 12:44:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Could you imagine a job where on any given day you might handle a wild cougar, rescue someone from the top of a mountain, fight a wild land fire, treat a heart attack victim, teach a winter survival class, or hike with an eighty pound pack through some of the most spectacular scenery known to man? (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090630/DC40408LOGO) Those tasks are just some of the many duties performed by Glacier National Park...

2010-05-11 11:35:00

GULF OIL SPILL UNDERSCORES SIGNIFICANCE OF PROTECTING NATURAL ENVIRONMENTS LIKE GLACIER In 100 years as a National Park, Glacier has also been named a World Heritage Site and an International Peace Park WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, official charity of America's national parks, today honors the 100th birthday of one of our nation's most treasured places. On May 11, 1910, President Taft signed legislation officially protecting Glacier...


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Glacier National Park (US)
2013-03-19 14:40:11

Glacier National Park is located in the American state of Montana, south of the Canadian borders of British Columbia and Alberta. The park contains one million acres of varying landscape with a wide range of plant and animal life. It holds two mountain ranges, over 130 discovered and named lakes, and 16,000 square miles of protected unspoiled ecosystem known as the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. The history of human presence in the Glacier National Park area is thought to begin about...

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