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Glacier Institute closes in on fundraising goal for Big Creek Center restoration

January 07, 2024Daily Inter Lake The official education partner of Glacier National Park and the Flathead National Forest received a grant that puts it just $200,000 shy of meeting the fundraising goal for the restoration of the Big Creek Outdoor Education Center. The Glacier Institute received a $250,000 grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust…
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GLACIER INSTITUTE RECEIVES $250,000 GRANT FROM MURDOCK TRUST – Press Release

For Immediate ReleaseCOLUMBIA FALLS, MT The Glacier Institute has received a $250,000 grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust to be used for renovations to the home base of the institute’s outdoor camps and programs. The grant brings recent total fundraising to $1.45 million and puts the Glacier Institute within striking distance of completing the…
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Whitefish Community Foundation awards $50K for restoration of Big Creek

December 23, 2023MTN News / KPAX The Whitefish Community Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Glacier Institute to restore the historic buildings at the Big Creek Outdoor Education Center, located 20 miles north of Columbia Falls. The Glacier Institute is the official education partner of Glacier National Park and Flathead National Forest, serving…
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Glacier Institute nears fundraising goal to restore Big Creek facility

August 7, 2023 / Daily Inter Lake The Glacier Institute is $200,000 away from reaching its $1.7 million goal to restore the Big Creek Outdoor Education Center. The Glacier Institute is the educational partner of Glacier National Park and the Flathead National Forest. The organization’s Big Creek Outdoor Education Center, also a historic Flathead National…
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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…
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