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Glacier Institute Seeks Funding for New Nature Center

JULY 2, 2023
DENALI SAGNER / FLATHEAD BEACON

On a parcel of land 1.4 miles east of the Flathead River, bubbling creeks, vast open fields and blue-green ponds sit tucked away behind U.S. Highway 2, where the hum of the road is hushed by acres of native pine trees. Navigating his way across a stream and stepping into a patch of tall grass, Anthony Nelson looked out onto the 142 acres of uninhabited land that sits in the shadow of Glacier National Park.

On a parcel of land 1.4 miles east of the Flathead River, bubbling creeks, vast open fields and blue-green ponds sit tucked away behind U.S. Highway 2, where the hum of the road is hushed by acres of native pine trees. Navigating his way across a stream and stepping into a patch of tall grass, Anthony Nelson looked out onto the 142 acres of uninhabited land that sits in the shadow of Glacier National Park.

“At this point, it’s a dream,” Nelson said. “A really cool dream, but it’s a dream.”


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