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Join the JHLT Team

The Jackson Hole Land Trust is hiring for the following positions: Events and Outreach Associate The events and outreach associate will plan, promote, and execute a slate of year-round events and support the Jackson Hole Land Trust’s landowner, donor, and greater community outreach strategies through targeted digital, print, and in-person communications. Click here for more […]

Apply Now to Host Community Events this Summer

The Jackson Hole Land Trust is excited to offer the opportunity for local nonprofits to partner in offering their programming and events at the JHLT’s Greenspace on the Block and R Park. All programs and events must be apolitical in nature, not for profit, and open to the public. Please apply by March 24th to […]

Elk Refuge-Adjacent Easement Conserves 40 Acres

The Jackson Hole Land Trust (JHLT) announced a new conservation easement today northeast of the town of Jackson, bordering the National Elk Refuge and Bridger-Teton National Forest. Protection of the property permanently safeguards a crucial link between the elk refuge and surrounding public and private lands in the heart of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Protected […]

Jack Creek Easement Protects 280 Acres

The Green River Valley Program of the Jackson Hole Land Trust (JHLT) secured a new 280-acre conservation easement along Sublette County’s Jack Creek, building on three generations of stewardship to protect agricultural heritage, Wyoming’s big game migrations, and essential open space just northeast of Bondurant. Protected in perpetuity on November 22, 2021, the unique topography […]

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 […]