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Wildlife Cams on the West Bank

After a few years of fieldwork experience, I have seen a lot of wildlife in truly wild places. In a more urban setting, like my place on the West Bank, I was curious how wildlife can exist while navigating the evolving challenges inherent in the landscape. I was originally inspired to set up a game […]

Gun Barrel Flats Easement Protects 97.5 Acres

The Jackson Hole Land Trust (JHLT) announced today that 97.5 acres in the Buffalo Valley have been protected through a new conservation easement on the Gun Barrel Flats Ranch that was once the Walt and Betty Feuz Ranch. Nestled between Grand Teton National Park and existing conservation properties, the new easement protects essential wildlife habitat […]

Block Construction Builds Toward New Greenspace

The Jackson Hole Land Trust (JHLT) is thrilled to announce that the Greenspace on the Block will open to the public later this summer following the community-powered campaign to “Save the Block” in the summer of 2019. Though Block businesses are open, construction is well underway and the greenspace is fenced and currently inaccessible. Once […]

Meet our Seasonal Stewardship Team

Each spring, the JHLT welcomes stewardship associates to the team. They spend the summer months working in the field with fellow staff and landowners to sustain and enhance the conservation values of easements across Northwest Wyoming. Meet this year’s stewardship associates, Zach Andres and Jackson Ray! Jackson Ray Jackson grew up in Portland, OR where he loved […]

Landowner Spotlight: The Morris Family and Camp GROW

Late in the fall of 1976, Dee Morris and Kay Hawkins drove from Big Piney and Jackson Hole, respectively, to meet for their first date at the Corral Bar in Pinedale. Thirty-four years later, the two returned to Sublette County and purchased the Mountain Springs Ranch. The property’s rolling glacial moraines and sprawling sagebrush steppe […]

Join the WYLD Advisory Committee

Do you want to help shape the future of community conservation in Jackson Hole? Learn more and apply to join the JHLT’s new WYLD Advisory Council (link in bio). WYLD stands for Wyoming Leaders and Discoverers and we are listening for the emerging voices of conservation in the valley. Apply today or share with a […]

Sediment-laden Snow Piles Hauled Away from Edmiston Spring

Creeks and rivers throughout Jackson Hole will soon be swollen with snowmelt. In urban areas, melting snow carries sediment, salt, metals, hydrocarbons, and other pollutants deposited on roadways and parking lots throughout the winter into streams and rivers. Snow storage piles adjacent to waterways present an opportunity to protect water quality. With the support of […]

Spackmans Bring New Beacon Park to R Park

R Park is now home to a new community resource for backcountry snow safety thanks to the heartfelt generosity and adventurous spirit of the Spackman Family. The avalanche beacon training park features Backcountry Access’s wireless beacon training system and is now open for public use. The Spackman Family are no strangers to the risks of […]

736 Acres Protected in the Upper Green

The Jackson Hole Land Trust (JHLT) announced today that 736 acres in the Upper Green River Valley have been protected through a new conservation easement on the Bar Bar E Ranch, now held by the JHLT’s Green River Valley Program. Protected in perpetuity on December 29, 2020, Bar Bar E Ranch II is contiguous to […]