Big Sky Community Organization (BSCO) had a rude introduction to 2021 – unprecedented vandalism at the Big Sky Community Park. BSCO Communication & Development Director Michelle Kendziorski and BSCO Parks and Trails Director Adam Johnson concurred that the vandalism was unlike anything the organization had ever encountered.
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Glide Big Sky kicks off its second season on Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. meeting at the Community Park. Every two weeks, the program will visit different Big Sky trails.
This year, Dec. 1 means more than just the beginning of winter. Eight years ago, the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving also meant the start of something good – a global movement for good, in fact.
Big Sky Community Organization’s (BSCO) VIP Passport Campaign is off and running. Every $100 donated will earn one chance to win. Two hundred tickets are sold for a shot at two grand prizes: Turks & Caicos for two people, including airfare and four nights at the Seven Stars Resort & Spa on Grace Bay or the Community VIP Passport.
Rays of sunshine filtered through clouds to warm the earth on July 27 just as a community event set into motion. Shovels began tearing into the ground with glad cheers from participants as children, community members and organization leaders celebrated a tremendous fundraising push and monumental accomplishment for the Big Sky community.
Big Sky Community Organization (BSCO) executive director Ciara Wolfe explained at both the Gallatin-Madison County Joint Commission meeting in Dec. 2018 and the recent Community Building forum that BSCO recently completed a 10-year master plan for parks and open spaces as well as trails in order to expand and connect.
Following a fully funded resort tax application, the July 4 road run and annual gala, the Big Sky Community Organization’s board of directors met July 19 to go over old and new business, including the possibility of a bike pump track at Community Park.
Here are highlights from the recent discussion.
It’s not a Bear Stewardship Committee meeting without some talk about who’s seen any bears lately. Most recently, reports via social media are coming in that a big bear with two cubs has been in the Mountain to Meadow Trail area. Some say it’s a grizzly, but it could be a rather large black bear. Another bear has been seen around 320 Ranch.
Since the Big Sky Community Organization (BSCO) started keeping track in mid-December 2017, more than 5,000 users have been counted at the Beehive Basin Trailhead.