GNPVA - News and Announcements

 

2019 Native Plant Nursery Intern

GNPVA received a very nice thank you letter from our 2018-2019 GNP Native Plant Nursery intern Claire Schmidt. For many years, the GNP Volunteer Associates has been providing a stipend enabling a Columbia Falls High School student to intern at the Native Plant Nursery at Glacier National Park. (Read More)

2019 Mini Work week

GNPVA first-ever Mini Work Week was held at Saint Mary, September15-17th. Eight volunteers arrived at the Saint Mary Campground on the 15th and the work projects began the next day. (Read More)

2019 Thank You Bob Jellison

Cheryl Klein, GNPVA volunteer coordinator with the Park received a thank you from Bob Jellison, GNP. Bob is the Schools to Park Coordinator responsible for coordinating construction projects in Glacier National Park with the building trades program at Columbia Falls High School. (Read More)

2019 GNPVA Volunteers Attended Astronomical Observatory Launch Party

On August 23, 2019, GNPVA volunteers attended the Astronomical Observatory Launch Party at the St. Mary Visitor Center. (Read More)

2019 Removal of Camas Creek Cabin

During July 2019, GNPVA volunteers and Park personnel removed a no longer used small Park cabin on the inside north fork. It was a big job but it sure was a beautiful place to work close to Camas creek. (Read More)

2019 Work at Polebridge Ranger Station

In July 2019, a semi permanent structure at Polebridge Ranger Station was demolished to make room for new permanent employee housing structures. GNPVA members were called upon to assist in demolition and scrap removal. (Read More)

2019 Volunteer Appreciation Potluck

Thank you Glacier National Park for your annual volunteer appreciation potluck held at the beautiful Glacier Raft Company Outdoor Center Pavilion on July 24th, 2019. Fantastic hosts, beautiful views and of course most delicious food (thanks Carolyn for the scrumptious lasagna). A tremendous thank you to Sonja and all the other Park staff that helped put this event together and the many potluck dishes brought. (Read More)

2019 GNPVA Volunteer Day

GNPVA held our annual volunteer day and general meeting last May 18th, 2019, and even though there was a little bit of rain, over 50 volunteers and park staff showed up to work on a list of projects for Glacier National Park (Read More)

2019 Grisley Cabin GNP Work

GNPVA volunteers working with GNP project leaders to rebuild the deck on the Grisley cabin on the west shore of Lake McDonald across from the Apgar campground. The Grisley cabin was acquired by the park several years ago and is in good condition but needs some TLC (Read More)

2019 GNPVA Volunteer New Vests

July 3rd, 2019, GNPVA volunteers continue work on the Grisley cabin along with Park personnel. Last week we got a chance to wear our new vests identifying us as GNPVA volunteers. So if you see us out and about stop to say hello and ask any questions you might have about us as Park partners. (Read More)
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