Entries by Lindsay Jones

WyoView: Wild. Open. Connected.

WyoView is back with the theme of WILD.OPEN.CONNECTED. in honor of JHLT‘s 40th anniversary! This year, WyoView works are for sale via a silent auction. Click here to view the entire gallery and to place your bid. Read on for featured artist Kay Stratman’s perspective and process. This year I have the privilege to once again […]

Final Design Plans for the Block

It is with great excitement that the Jackson Hole Land Trust announces today the final landscape design plans for the Save the Block project.  Local landscape architecture firm Hershberger Design worked with the JHLT to design the landscape plan, marking another step by the JHLT toward creating and enhancing a community-friendly greenspace on the historic […]

Open Space Adventure: The World of Flora

From houseplants to crops grown for food and the native vegetation now turning Northwest Wyoming technicolor, plants are everywhere! For this week’s Open Space Adventure, add to your kiddo’s nature journal and head out to R Park, Karns Meadow, or another JHLT-protected public access property to explore the world of flora.

Open Space Adventure: Native Plants

To kick off your Open Space Adventure, download this fun coloring activity to add to your nature journal, available in Spanish and English, to learn about the different parts of plants. Then, visit the BLM website to learn more about native plants in Wyoming. If you spot any of these native plants when you’re outside, draw them in your nature […]

A Few Words from the JHLT

Those of us who call America home are quite literally connected by one common thread- land. In order to do our work to protect land and uphold our values, our culture must be one of inclusivity and we must work to protect all people with whom we share this common thread. Today we raise our […]

Historic Preservation Month: The Block

Today, the Genevieve Block hosts a cherished community greenspace and historic buildings that are currently home to beloved local business. The Block is not only a community hub, but also provides a glimpse into Jackson Hole’s history. May is National Historic Preservation Month, and in honor of that we recognize the unique historic buildings, properties, […]

Open Space Adventure: Play Archaeology Detective

Archaeologists are like prehistoric detectives. It sounds silly, but by investigating items that have been left behind, we can learn a lot about past peoples. This week it’s your turn to play archaeologist detective & get your hands dirty! While respecting found items, use our Human History and High-Altitude Archaeology worksheet to get outside and […]

Open Space Adventure: Learn to Fish

Are you hooked on riparian zones? Well you’ll love fishing.  Join this week’s special guests for a fishing adventure! Then, head out to a JHLT-protected property like Karns Meadow or R Park to give it a try with your kiddos. Remember, fishing is allowed at R Park for those 16 and under.