Plowing Starts On Going To The Sun Road And Other Roads
Plowing has started on Going to the Sun Road and other roads at Glacier National Park. Going to the Sun remains closed to cars past Lake McDonald Lodge, but hikers and bikers are now able to access 17 miles of the famous highway beyond that.
Journalist Todd Wilkinson talks about his book Grizzlies of Pilgrim Creek and the complicated issues surrounding removing grizzly bears from the Endangered Species List.
Celebrating the most famous family of grizzly bears in the world — specifically matriarch 399 and her offspring — renowned nature photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen has been tracking and photographing these bruins of Greater Yellowstone for 10 years, amassing an incomparable portfolio that offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of this celebrated bear family.
Sally Thompson, archaeologist, ethnographer, ethnohistorian, and lead author of 'PEOPLE BEFORE THE PARK: The Kootenai and Blackfeet Before Glacier National Park,' talks about some of the stories contained in the book, which she co-wrote with the Kootenai Culture Committee and the Pikunni Traditional Association.
Step out of a world governed by clocks and calendars and into the world of the Kootenai and Blackfeet peoples, whose traditional territories included the area that is now Glacier National Park.
Last year’s tourism numbers were up almost 8 percent over 2014. Almost 12 million out-of-state travelers visited Montana in 2015, but those tourists didn’t spend as much money as they have in previous years.
Wolverines In The Treasure State (Broadcast: "Field Notes," 09/25/15)
A small dark blur upslope materialized into a loping wolverine, coming straight toward us! Afraid this wolverine wanted to share our lunch, we left our backpacks where they lay, and hurried out of its path.