Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Glacier National Park Conservancy Announces Grants to Fund Trail Work and More

The Glacier National Park Conservancy announced on Monday that more than $225,000 in grants will be awarded to a variety of projects in Glacier National Park this year. The Conservancy, along with Park administration officials, have identified key priorities for 2014 to protect and preserve the majestic landscape and natural beauty of Glacier.

Some of the projects to be funded, that directly impact hikers, include:

* $32,200 for the rehabilitation of the Nyack Loop Trail

* $9,800 to repair the Historic Loneman, Huckleberry, and Swiftcurrent fire lookouts

* $20,000 towards the replacement of the Camas Creek Patrol Cabin.

In all, $227,655 will be granted to the park to benefit a variety of projects. A second round of grants from the Conservancy are expected to be awarded this summer. With your help, the Conservancy will continue its work in preservation, research and education for the park. For more information on all the projects being awarded grants, please click here.

Hiking in Glacier National Park

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