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  • Submit Your Work to the 2018 CSGC Art Contest!

    This year, Climate Smart Glacier Country is hosting its first-ever ART CONTEST! The theme is Climate Smart ART and we are accepting any art you create to capture the spirit of sustainability and climate preparedness in your community. Whether that reminds you of zero-waste housing, forest adventuring, or mountain biking,

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  • A Second Life for Sewage Sludge

    When asked to think about sludge, lush farmland might be the farthest thing from your mind. But cities in Montana and across the country are working to make that connection by using sewage sludge–a byproduct of wastewater treatment plants–to generate compost that can then be sold or given back to

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  • Citizens for a Better Flathead Saves Glass Recycling Through November 30

    The three main tenants of green living are these: reduce, reuse, recycle. This month, the recycling part of that mantra became threatened here in the Flathead when the owners of the valley’s sole glass recycling plant–New World Recycling–decided to shut down the plant. However, Citizens for a Better Flathead recognized

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  • 10 Steps You Can Take to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

    If you’ve been reading the papers, you’ve noticed that there’s been a recent barrage of climate science predicting the collapse of our global ecosystem within a few decades if dramatic measures are not taken to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases our society produces. And amidst all the articles about

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  • Talking Climate Change with Glacier National Park Ranger Doug Follett

    Doug Follett, one of the National Park Service’s oldest and longest-serving park rangers, knows a thing or two about change. He’s spent the past 57 summers in Glacier National Park, and has seen first-hand the effect that climate change has had on the plants and animals that call the park

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  • Whitefish Receives SolSmart Bronze Award

    On September 17, the City of Whitefish earned a SolSmart Bronze award, in recognition of the city’s achievements in encouraging the growth of solar in our community. SolSmart is a national program that recognizes cities, counties, and small towns for making it faster, easier, and more affordable to go solar.

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