GNPVA - News and Announcements


2019 Aquatic Invasive Species Program

Since the 1980’s, zebra and quagga mussels have advanced steadily westward, carried by trailered boats. They have created a devastating impact on every lake they have inhabited. As a way to protect the pristine lakes found in Glacier National Park, the Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program was started in the park in 2010. (Read More)

2019 Volunteers Winterizing AIR (Artist in Residence)

On September 25th, 2019 several GNPVA volunteers assisted Park personnel in closing/winterizing the AIR (Artist in Residence) cabin. (Read More)

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)
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