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WGIPPWaterton-Glacier International Peace Park (est. 1932; US and Canada)
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Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park for the World Heritage
listing of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park as a World Heritage
nomination of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park summarized,
Committee designated Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park as a
THE STATE OF CONSERVATION OF WATERTON-GLACIER INTERNATIONAL PEACE PARK
This petition is appropriate for this purpose as it was field on 22 June 2007, sixteen months later than the next most recent petition concerning the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park filed in February 2006.
Since July 2005, two further submissions have been made regarding the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park in the United States and Canada (submitted on 16 February 2006) and the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area in Australia (submitted on 22 June 2007).
In 1932, at the lobbying of American and Canadian Rotary Clubs, the sister parks became Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. This was the first international peace park on Earth--designed to celebrate friendship and improve cooperation between nations.
GLACIER N.P., Montana -- The campaign to increase the size of the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park [ParkScope, November/December 2002] gained momentum in October when Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien announced an intention to expand Waterton into the Canadian Flathead Valley, immediately north of Glacier National Park.
GLACIER N.P., Montana -- The Canadian government is considering a proposal to add 100,000 acres of Canada's Flathead Valley to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. After nearly two years of negotiation, the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society has reached an agreement with Tembec Inc., the timber company holding logging rights in the Canadian Flathead, in which Tembec would surrender its rights in the proposed park expansion area on the east side of the Flathead River.
"We hope it can be applied to ecosystem protection in other areas of the world." While Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park may come to mind as a model applicable to the North Cascades, the situations are not exactly parallel.