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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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  • Charge your EV here and we’ll pick up the tab

    With installation of four new charging stations for electric vehicles, the City of Whitefish is marching forward with implementation of its new Climate Action Plan.  Flathead Electric Cooperative donated the charging stations, the City provided spots in the new parking garage along with the wiring, and Climate Smart Glacier Country will

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  • Climate Smart Community Conversations Continue This Fall

    Climate Smart Glacier Country is sponsoring three community conversations this fall to explore local solutions to the climate challenge. These community forums provide an opportunity to learn and prepare for climate-related disruptions as well as what we can do locally to reduce the risk by building a stronger clean energy

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  • Blackfeet Nation Releases Climate Change Adaptation Plan

    It should come as no surprise that other communities across Montana have already written Climate Action Plans. Though Whitefish’s plan has recently been adopted, Missoula, Helena, Bozeman, and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes completed theirs in previous years. Now the Blackfeet Nation unveils their new Climate Change Adaptation Plan.

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  • Building Green (and saving green) at Muldown – Community Forum April 12

    Whitefish Schools will host a community forum on Thursday, April 12, to hear from residents about the design of the new $26.5 million Muldown Elementary School. This is a great opportunity for community members to voice support for an energy-efficient building that provides student comfort and saves taxpayer dollars for decades

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  • Whitefish Climate Action Plan Goes to City Council

    April 17 update:  The Whitefish City Council approved the Climate Action Plan following a public hearing on April 16. Thanks to everyone who contributed to the effort! Join us on Earth Day to celebrate completion of the first Climate Action Plan in Flathead County. Here’s a link to the final

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