Ep. 35 – Get to Know Glacier Institute with Anthony Nelson

June 18, 2024
As the official education partner of Glacier National Park and Flathead National Forest, the Glacier Institute offers an array of programs that bring people of all ages, both locals and visitors alike, closer to nature. From guided hikes to hands-on educational experiences at the Big Creek Outdoor Education Center, Executive Director Anthony Nelson shares how these initiatives are fostering a lifelong love of the environment, especially for youth encountering nature for the first time.

Discover practical tips for making the most of your visit to Glacier National Park, straight from the expert. Anthony reveals the best times to visit, must-see spots, and lesser-known trails that promise unforgettable experiences. We also delve into the unique and diverse offerings of the Glacier Institute, including youth programs, visitor-focused day tours, and in-depth educational camps. Whether it's bear safety classes or the Lumberjack Ball, there's something for everyone. Tune in to hear how the Glacier Institute not only enriches the local community but also supports the Park Service's educational goals, making nature accessible and engaging for all.


Glacier Institute

Glacier National Park

Flathead National Forest

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