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Restoration Planned At Elbow Boat Ramp

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Some changes are in store for those accessing the Snake River at the Elbow Boat Ramp in the Snake River Canyon.  Bridger-Teton National Forest has partnered with Snake River Fund to complete streambank restoration work at the ramp. The project includes replanting of willow in areas that were … Continue Reading

Mead Boosts Next Year’s Fire Budget

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Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says as he reworks his budget for the coming year, it is apparent he will have to beef up the contingency for fire-fighting efforts that may be necessary next summer.  Mead says the state had allocated … Continue Reading

Regional Forester Forsgren Retires

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Intermountain Regional Forester Harv Forsgren this week announced plans to retire after the first of the year.   In 2010, Forsgren had proposed moving the Bridger Teton National Forest Supervisor’s office from Jackson to Alpine – a proposal that Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says will … Continue Reading

Fire Crews Dispatched To East Coast

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Through much of the summer, fire crews from across the nation poured into Wyoming and neighboring states to help suppress one of the worst fire seasons on record.  Now, some of those same crews are being mobilized to travel to the East Coast to assist with response to Hurricane Sandy.  Assistant Operations Director for the National Interagency Fire Center Steve Gage explains … Continue Reading

Bear Relocations Up In Wyoming

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has again trapped and relocated a sub-adult female grizzly bear, releasing it in the Arizona Creek drainage in the Bridger-Teton National Forest Sunday. Game and Fish bear managers say the bear had been killing cattle on a private ranch in the South Fork of the Shoshone River drainage southwest of Cody. The action was taken … Continue Reading

Another Wolf Hunt Area Closes

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A second gray wolf hunt area in the Jackson region has closed due to the mortality quota having been reached yesterday.  A second and final wolf was killed in the Crystal Creek hunt management area – area 9 – which was closed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department shortly after … Continue Reading

Slash Burns Slated This Week

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Teton Interagency Fire personnel will begin pile burning in Grand Teton National Park as soon as this week if conditions allow.  Fire personnel say they will target 10 project areas. They include locations throughout the park including … Continue Reading

Little Horsethief Area Reopened

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The Jackson Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest has removed the closure order for the Little Horsethief Canyon fire area now.  Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says the closure was first implemented for public safety on September 9th and was … Continue Reading

B-T Christmas Tree Organizer Provides Tips To Neighbors

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Remember the hoopla and celebration in 2010 as Jackson shipped off the Capitol Christmas Tree to Washington from a location on Bridger Teton National Forest north of town?  Colorado has the honor this year and will harvest the tree next week from the White River National Forest near Meeker.  Finding themselves neighbors to the highly successful celebration in Wyoming two years ago, … Continue Reading

Rain And Snow Snuffs Out Fires

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While those fires that have burned this summer on the Bridger Teton National Forest are not yet considered “out,” the recent rains and snow have contributed to them now being considered inactive.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says the storm has been considered, quite literally, … Continue Reading

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  • Windy In Eastern Wyoming, Otherwise, Pleasant Halloween Weather - October 31, 2014
    A ridge of high pressure will slowly move east today.  This will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry across much of the state today.  Winds, however, will be strong and gusty across eastern Wyoming with gusts between 40 and 50 mph.  Temperatures across western Wyoming will stay very mild and above […]
  • Goose hunters will always have a Halloween costume - October 31, 2014
    Thank goodness for non-hunting spouses. If it weren’t for our better halves, most of us who hunt would be completely unprepared for fall holidays. Halloween is certainly one of the days that would be far less exciting if there weren’t people in our households who think about other things besides late-season deer, ducks, geese, pheasants […]
  • Cool With Mainly Quiet Weather Conditions Today - October 30, 2014
    Weather concerns across the state will be very minimal today.  Expect sunny to mostly sunny skies, mainly dry weather conditions, and light to breezy winds.  Temperatures will be a touch cooler today due to a weak cool front that will be brushing by northern and eastern parts of the state.  Daytime highs will be in […]
  • Be ready for bumps, scrapes, cuts and more - October 30, 2014
    Being prepared for the worst is never a bad idea. However, if you carry everything you might need for any emergency, you won’t have room for your tent or sleeping bag. A first aid kit needs to be light and compact, or it’ll be one of the first things you toss out of the pack […]

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