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Glacier Journal

Wildlife

Smarter than the Average Bear

As the North Fork Flathead River Valley grapples with new residents and record visitation to Glacier National Park, incidents involving unsecured garbage and food-conditioned bears last year led to the management deaths of a beloved resident sow and her three cubs. This year, locals are ramping up outreach efforts to be a bear-smart community.

Recreation

A Wild and Scenic Conundrum

With recreational use on the Flathead River's three forks rising to an all-time high, a new management plan is years overdue for the 219-mile corridor, prompting neighboring landowners to cry foul

Environment

Mapping Glacier’s Wilderness

Researcher assembles Glacier’s first ‘wilderness character map’ that will track changes to the park’s 1 million-acre landscape

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