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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 […]

Landowner Spotlight: Ring Lake Ranch

Ring Lake Ranch sits at the southern end of its namesake, tucked against a hillslope in the glacially carved Torrey Valley. Located a few miles southeast of Dubois, the historical ranch has operated since 1966 as a non-profit ecumenical retreat focused on “renewal in sacred wilderness”. To that end, the landscape provides an ideal setting […]

Donor Profile: The Jaubert Family

Jessica Jaubert and her family are dedicated supporters of the JHLT’s community conservation efforts and give each year to R Park. We had the pleasure of hearing more about what community conservation means to her and her family. JHLT: What does community conservation mean to you? Jessica Jaubert: Connecting people to place is an essential […]

Announcing our New President: Max Ludington

After a comprehensive nationwide search for the Jackson Hole Land Trust’s next leader, we’re thrilled to announce that Max Ludington will take on the role of president beginning next month. Ludington comes to us as a proven leader in Northwest Wyoming conservation known for his commitment to collaboration. Most recently, Ludington launched and led Teton […]

Landowner Spotlight: Broken Arrow Ranch

Broken Arrow Ranch is 61 acres on the banks of the Hoback River, protected by a JHLT conservation easement since 1997. Randy Luskey purchased the property the year before for the City Kids Wilderness Project, a nonprofit founded on the belief that providing enriching life experiences for DC youth can enhance their lives, the lives […]

18 Acres Protected on High School Butte

Jackson Hole Land Trust Safeguards Public Access through the Conservation of an 18-Acre Parcel on High School Butte Community access and wildlife habitat protected at a favorite local recreation spot   The Jackson Hole Land Trust announced today the purchase and protection of 18 acres of public access conservation land on High School Butte in […]

240-Acre Loomis Ranch Transferred to the National Forest

“This project embodies the spirit of our work to provide migration connectivity and stopover habitat to our region’s wildlife and to support agricultural operations.”  The Jackson Hole Land Trust’s Green River Valley Program has partnered with The Conservation Fund and U.S. Forest Service-Bridger-Teton National Forest to conserve the 240-acre Loomis Park Ranch by transferring this […]

Open Space Adventure: Flower Identification

We are in the heat of summer and that means there are plenty of wildflowers out and about! Grab our newest worksheet from the porch R Park, or click here to print one out yourself. Then, grab a Conservation Adventure Map & head out onto the Hoback Trail at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort to record your observation. […]

Our Statement on State Trust Lands

Jackson Hole Land Trust Public Statement on Teton County State Trust Land Development Proposals August 21, 2020 The Jackson Hole Land Trust (JHLT) seeks to be a strategic conservation partner in proposals focused on state trust lands in Teton County.  The JHLT is committed to providing expertise, resources, and tools necessary to create community and […]