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Glacier National Park

Environment Overview

They say Glacier National Park touches everyone who visits it.  Majestic mountains etched forever into your memory, pristine forests whose tranquility calms all of your worries, and glacial waters so pure they cleanse your soul. 

Upon your first visit to this mountain paradise, you know you are home.  A home not defined by walls and a roof, but by nature and peace, a home of the heart.  A heart that when not in Glacier, is always yearning to become whole again upon its next visit.  For this and many additional reasons, it makes Eco-Sense for Glacier Park, Inc. to be a steward of this unique place. 

Glacier Park, Inc. is privileged and honored to work in partnership with the Blackfeet Nation, Parks Canada, and the U.S. National Park Service to help protect, preserve, and conserve the integrity of the natural, cultural, and historical environments at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and the surrounding communities for this and future generations.  The following are our corporate enviornmental objectives.

  • Glacier Park, Inc., including our employees, agents, and contractors, will comply with all applicable Federal, state of Montana, and Canadian regulations pertaining to the protection of human health and the environment.  
  • Glacier Park, Inc. will incorporate Best Management Practices into our operations, construction, maintenance, acquisition, visitor services, and other activities that we may provide.
  • Glacier Park, Inc. will comply with all applicable national consensus standards that would improve the protection of our structures, employees, and visitors and which would also help us improve the protection of the environment.  
  • Glacier Park, Inc. will effectively integrate St. Mary Lodge into our management systems over the next 12 months.
  • Glacier Park, Inc. will effectively recertify all existing properties into our management systems over the next 12 months.
  • Glacier Park, Inc. will institute a new training strategy and accountabilities with the goal of successfully educating 100% of staff on GPI's environmental goals and objectives.
 
The President and senior management team of Glacier Park, Inc. are committed to ensuring that these environmental objectives are incorporated into all management plans and business decisions.  It is the obligation of managers and supervisors at all levels to consider these environmental objectives in their operational decisions, and to encourage the participation of all staff members and seasonal employees to be responsible for incorporating these enviornmental objectives in all of their actions.