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Fire Danger Rating Reduced

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For the first time since June, Teton Interagency Fire officials have lowered the fire danger rating to “high” and in doing so, also lifted the fire restrictions in the park and on the forest.  Those restrictions, however, remain in effect for the county and other parts of the state.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek points out that … Continue Reading

GTNP Addresses Bicycle Safety Concern

October 9, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole Comments Off
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The completion of the bike path from Jackson to Moose which just completed its inaugural summer season, has brought with it some concerns which Grand Teton National Park officials say need to be addressed.  Furthermore, Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says that to an extent, the problems where the pathway intersects Gros Ventre Junction have persisted … Continue Reading

GTNP Elk Hunt Begins

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Grand Teton National Park’s annual elk hunt began Saturday as part of a federally mandated “elk reduction program.”  Under its 1950 enabling legislation, Grand Teton National Park is mandated by federal law to conduct an elk reduction program in cooperation with … Continue Reading

GTNP Elk Reduction Program Begins

October 2, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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Grand Teton National Park’s annual Elk Reduction Program will begin Saturday. Under its 1950 enabling legislation, Grand Teton National Park is mandated by federal law to conduct an elk reduction program in cooperation with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department as necessary for … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Rating Reduced

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Teton interagency fire managers lowered the fire danger rating to “Very High” for the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Grand Teton National Park and Teton County Thursday after moderate rain fell across the area earlier in the week. However, fire officials warn that Western Wyoming is still very dry and unseasonably warm. Hunters and other recreationists need to be aware that … Continue Reading

GTNP Hosts Volunteer Event

September 28, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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Grand Teton National Park will waive entrance fees Saturday in recognition of National Public Lands Day. National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis announced that all 397 national park sites will offer free entry in an effort to encourage individuals, families and communities to reconnect with nature and explore America’s great outdoors. Grand Teton National Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says those visiting this park are being encouraged to … Continue Reading

Bicycle Path Closing For Season

September 28, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
Photo courtesy Patrick Dolan/JH Weekly

Whether you are a serious bicyclist or a casual rider who enjoys the recently-opened pathway between Jackson and Grand Teton National Park, this is the last weekend it will be open this season.  The five-mile segment of pathway is subject to an annual closure between October first and April 30th in order to … Continue Reading

State Prepares For Wolf Management

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has begun monitoring wolf populations by capturing and radio-collaring wolves in areas of Wyoming where wolves are designated as trophy game animals.  That area includes Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and much of Teton County.  Game and Fish Large Carnivore Section Supervisor Mark Bruscino says … Continue Reading

Parks Provide End-of-Season Attraction

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This time of year in the nearby national parks means facilities and visitor services are closing – but at the same time, the fewer crowds, the wildlife activity and the fall colors make it a great time to visit.  Yellowstone National Park officials point out that … Continue Reading

Photo Festival Marks 10th Year

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Tomorrow night marks the tenth Annual Fall Photo Festival, cosponsored by the National Park Service and the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in celebration of National Public Lands Day on September 29th.   Amateur and professional photographers are sharing some of their favorite images of … Continue Reading

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    ...ANOTHER SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER SYSTEM TO IMPACT THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL MOUNTAINS THIS WEEKEND... OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW MAY FALL ACROSS YELLOWSTONE AND THE TETONS THROUGH FRIDAY. HOWEVER...A STRONGER SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. NEW SNOWFALL OF 8 TO 16 INCHE [...]

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  • Pelts are nearing prime conditions - November 26, 2014
    The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. It’s the amount of daylight, and not the temperature, that causes wild animals to grow longer, thicker coats. If you’re a predator hunter or a trapper, that’s your cue. The pelts are coming into their prime right now, but that doesn’t mean they’re at […]
  • Very Windy in Many Areas, Developing Light to Moderate Snow - November 25, 2014
    The I-25 and I-80 corridors and adjacent roads throughout central, eastern and southern Wyoming will see very strong and gusty winds today.  Sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph likely for many areas with gusts to 60 mph or higher in the wind prone locations. Light to moderate snow shower activity will also be increasing […]
  • Tame that recoil - November 25, 2014
    You don’t have to put up with nasty recoil when you’re hunting. Even if you’re hunting our state’s bigger animals, like elk, moose, or even bison, today’s technology can take a lot of the sting out of your hunting rifle. A friend told me he developed a bad flinch while sighting in his .300 Win […]
  • Cold and Windy, Areas of Snow Too - November 24, 2014
    Wind will continue to be the biggest story and headache across Wyoming through about Wednesday.  Strong sustained winds of 25 to 40 mph will be likely across many areas with gusts to 60 mph or more at times, especially on Tuesday.  Mountain locations across the state will continue to see on and off periods of […]

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