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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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  • Whitefish Open House Will Focus on Climate Action Plan on June 14

    Help lead Whitefish into a smart energy future! Show up and lend your support on June 14. The Whitefish Climate Action Planning Committee will host a public open house at the new City Hall Lobby on Tuesday, June 14 to share information about the development of a climate action plan

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  • Green and Newsworthy — Whitefish School District Earns National Recognition

    Climate Smart Glacier Country salutes the Whitefish School District for leading on sustainability.  For the first time ever, a school district in the state of Montana was added to the roster of the nation’s Green Ribbon Schools. The news was announced by the U.S. Department of Education this May. Only

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  • Climate Smart Champion Awards Winners

    Congrats to the winners of the first annual Climate Smart Champion Awards! These awards were created to recognize businesses, individuals, and youth in the Flathead that are going above and beyond to set a standard of sustainability for our community. Thank you to everyone who applied or nominated candidates. It

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  • Thoughts on the connection between our mental health and environmental health

      I have always been interested in the human dimension of climate change and how human psychology, values, traditions, etc. shape how we view and treat our environment and the attitude we hold towards climate change. Recently, I read “The World until Yesterday,” by Jared Diamond (which I would highly

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