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Invasive Species Inspections Successful

November 1, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is terming the third boating season following passage of Aquatic Invasive Species legislation in 2010 a major success based on the numbers of boats inspected, AIS decal sales, and overall cooperation from boaters.  From May 17th through September 9th, … 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

Park Resorts Donate Over $1/2-Million

November 1, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Grand Teton Lodge Company, owned by Vail Resorts, has donated $600,000 to Grand Teton National Park Foundation since 1999 making the lodging group the largest and one of the longest running corporate partners in Foundation history.  Foundation President Leslie Mattson says … Continue Reading

GTNP Roads To Close

October 30, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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Grand Teton National Park officials have announced two roads will close to vehicle traffic for the winter season Wednesday evening. Vehicle closures include … 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

Airport Bus Service Examined

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Is bus service between the airport and town feasible?  The joint town and county leaders have asked Southern Teton Area Regional Transit personnel to examine the options and report back in January what such service would cost to provide.  START Administrator Michael Wackerly says three scenarios were initially examined and ran the gamut from … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Dropped To “Low”

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It probably comes as no surprise given the current weather conditions that Teton Interagency Fires has dropped the region’s fire danger rating now all the way to “low.”   None-the-less, fire officials are again reminding hunters and others in the forest for recreational purposes that … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Here Reduced To Moderate

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Interagency fire officials have now reduced the fire danger to moderate following several days of moisture and cooler temperatures.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek says although fire officials are calling the fire danger rating moderate, hunters and other on the forest for recreation should continue to … Continue Reading

Yellowstone Fire Danger Drops to Low

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Yellowstone National Park Tuesday afternoon reduced its fire danger rating from high to low following the onset of cooler temperatures and some rain showers.  Park Spokesman Al Nash says the reason for the move came primarily as a result of … Continue Reading

GTNP Visitation Sees Slight Increase

October 11, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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Visitation to Grand Teton National Park last month actually showed a slight increase, both in the number of people entering the park for recreational purposes and on business.  According to the National Park Service Visitor Use Statistics office, recreational visits increased by … Continue Reading

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