|PO Box 1887
Kalispell, MT 59903
Youth Adventure Series(YAS): Fire in the Forest
Glacier Institute Staff
We will spend the day exploring a forest that burned during the 2001 Moose Fire and the 2003 Robert Fire and learn firsthand about fire ecology in Glacier National Park. We will see the changes brought about by the fire and how it has affected animal, plants and humans.
Meeting Time: Friday at 9 AM
Meeting Place: Glacier Park Field Camp Meeting Hall. See campus map.
What to Bring?
Activity Level: We will hike less than 2 miles round trip at a leisurely pace, on and off trail through brush and over rocks with an elevation gain and loss of 100 feet.
Fire, Friend or Foe, Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Wildfires, Seymour Simon
The Ecology of Fire, Robert J. Whelan
Schedule: We will begin by getting to know each other, as we spend some time learning about the history and science of fire. During our day together we will do hands-on activities to explore the following topics:
Our day will end by 3 PM.