UN report buoys hopes to make Flathead a national park
A United Nations report lauding the natural virtues of the Flathead River Valley has given environmentalists and wilderness advocates a big boost in their quest to have the scenic, southeast corner of B.C. set aside as a national park.
Although the valley is adjacent to the long-designated Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park in Alberta and Montana, B.C. continues to resist turning the pristine region over to National Parks Canada.
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