Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center

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The Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center promotes research and scientific understanding within the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. By facilitating research and communicating current scientific activities within Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Grant-Kohrs Ranch and Little Bighorn Battlefield, we hope to encourage informed decision making, science literacy and resource stewardship.

This web site provides in-depth information on natural and cultural research and resource issues within the Crown of the Continent and surrounding parks. Learn more about specific topics by exploring the links on the left or visit the parks pages to discover the unique natural and cultural resources each park has to offer.


What's New?

  • Watch our new, beautifully produced video on the melting glaciers of Glacier National Park! The video, produced by University of Montana graduate student Sarah Moody, highlights climate change research and impacts happening in Glacier.

  • Get ready for another fabulous Science & History Day! This year's Science & History Day will be held in Waterton Lakes National Park on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at the Falls Theatre. A full schedule of speakers will be available in June.
  • Interested in learning about climate change impacts in Glacier National Park? Check out a new park brochure on climate change and its affects on Glacier and the surrounding area.