This looks pretty interesting. From the press release . . .
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is hosting its Annual Science and History Week through a live webinar series offered October 3 to 6 at noon MDT on the Microsoft Teams webinar platform. Parks Canada and the US National Park Service have hosted an annual Science and History event together since 2004.
Participants from around the world will have the opportunity to connect with scientists and subject matter experts as they highlight current natural and cultural research related to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and World Heritage Site. Each presentation will give a unique look at our partnerships, insights, and latest findings.
Please join us to learn more about the exciting research initiatives in the world’s first International Peace Park. Participants can register by filling out the online registration forms on the Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center website.
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Larry Wilson’s column this week reveals some tidbits about the early history of the North Fork Road . . .
This winter, I have spent more time in my Columbia Falls residence than up the North Fork. It has had some advantages. In town, I have a computer and have received a number of e-mails from North Fork landowners who reside in all corners of the U.S…
Four e-mails liked the columns about North Fork history and asked for more information about the Forest Service and the North Fork Road. As luck would have it, Lee Downes loaned me a Forest Service pamphlet prepared by Fred Burnell in 1980. The title is “History of Development of North Fork Road No. 210.” The following information came from the pamphlet.
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Seems the humble North Fork Road has gotten way more than its share of attention for an inordinate length of time. From an editorial entry in the October 23, 2008 online edition of the Hungry Horse News titled “Looking back to ’54, ’55” . . .
Future of the North Fork Road, millions of feet of lumber shipped, Anaconda Aluminum Co. plant construction and Columbia Falls post office increases highlighted front page stories in the Hungry Horse News in November and December, 1954.
Continual maintenance and improvement of the North Fork road plus a new bridge at Polebridge were issues discussed. It was pointed out virtually all North Fork road construction had been through the Forest Service with some maintenance shared with Flathead County.
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