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  • Climate Smart Education Series Kicks Off with TOMORROW, A Film About Hope and Community Solutions

    TOMORROW – A Film about Community, Creativity and Hope kicks off the 2017 Climate Smart Educational Series with stories about neighbors creating community solutions all around the world for sustainable food, energy, and transportation systems, economics and education. A warming climate presents new challenges to the Flathead Valley, but it

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  • Burning Issues: Climate change and forest fire severity; Conflagration or a bunch of hot air?

    Burning Issues: Climate change and forest fire severity; conflagration or a bunch of hot air? Every summer I watch the wildfire season with trepidation knowing my home will be engulfed in smoke for a time from forest fires. This year has been especially awful. I live in the wildland-urban interface

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  • I’ve seen fire, you’ve got rain

    The west side of Glacier National Park is eerily quiet, choking on wildfire smoke along with much of the West. Dozens of homes and our beloved Sperry Chalet have burned locally. Meanwhile, my niece flees Hurricane Irma in Florida and my cousin is trying to salvage his flooded Houston home.

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  • Support Climate Smart with A Climate Ride

    Annika Gordon is riding for climate solutions! Pledge your support and help Annika and Climate Smart Glacier Country reach our $1000 fundraising goal! “Climate Smart Glacier Country is a dope group that is doing a lot of good in the Flathead Valley, and it would mean the world to them

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  • 10 Reasons to Ride to Glacier National Park This Summer

    Looking for a low carb solution to driving, driving, driving around Glacier Country this summer?  You can get there greener, especially when headed to the park.  Give the bus a try —routes run from Kalispell or Whitefish to Glacier National Park for your convenience. Daily bus service is available July

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  • Climate Smart Receives Community Foundation Grant

    The Whitefish Community Foundation has awarded us $1,000 to help fund an educational series on climate change projections, anticipated impacts, and local climate solutions. Thanks to the Foundation and everyone who came to accept the award! Please consider supporting our efforts.  Click here to make a tax-deductible donation. We’re beginning to

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