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 […]
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Jr joined the Land Trust in October of 2017. Born and raised in the Bayou City, Jr’s appreciation of open space grew from exploring his local waterways and bikeways. He graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon in 2012 with a B.A. in Political Science focusing on International Relations. Jr brings environmental non-profit and community engagement experience from his positions as Manager of Programs and Development for the Greens Bayou Coalition and Trip Leader for National Geographic Student Expeditions. Jr enjoys trail running, travel photography, kayaking, and eating banh mi.
Ellie joined the Land Trust in 2017. Originally from bustling metropolis of Charlotte, North Carolina, she moved to the smaller town of Burlington, North Carolina to pursue her undergraduate degree, where she graduated from Elon University in 2012. Shortly afterward, Ellie relocated to Jackson, Wyoming to pursue her love of the outdoors. Ellie brings non-profit experience from her position as Communications and Events Analyst at Rendezvous Park. Ellie has now been in the Jackson region for over 5 years and enjoys skiing, backpacking, mountain biking and cultivating her expansive collection of vinyl records.