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GTNP Hosts Volunteer Event

September 28, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
Elk Ranch Fence

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

Yellowstone Fall

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

Fire Danger Declared “Extreme”

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Interagency fire officials on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, in Grand Teton National Park and throughout Teton County have elevated the fire danger rating to extreme due to the lack of precipitation.  Fire officials use several indices when determining fire danger such as … Continue Reading

Beavers Causing Road Damage

September 21, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, State of Wyoming Comments Off
beaver lodge

It’s been a busy construction season in Grand Teton National Park, but not just on the park’s roads.  Some of the wildlife has been rather industrious as well. Over the past several months, a family of beavers built a sizable dam and lodge in a wetlands area along the Moose-Wilson Road just north of the Death Canyon Road. The beavers expanded their dam and created a substantial pond that threatens to … Continue Reading

GTNP Foot Bridges Being Replaced

September 19, 2012 Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Teton County Comments Off
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Two popular foot bridges in Grand Teton National Park will be unavailable for the next several weeks while they are reconstructed.  Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says one is at … Continue Reading

Bear Family Of Four Relocated From Teton County

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A female grizzly and her three cubs were relocated last Friday after they had caused problems at a hunting camp in the Buffalo Valley area northeast of Moran.  Wyoming Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke says the sow was a known, tagged animal but … Continue Reading

Fire Restrictions Remain

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It should go without saying, but just to be sure, Bridger Teton National Forest is reminding the public – including hunters coming into the area – that fire restrictions remain in place on all public lands.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek explains that this means … Continue Reading

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    I don’t have good eyes. Had I been born a hundred years ago, there would have been no help for me. Glasses can’t help me, so I’d have blind. I have to wear a special kind of contact lens, which wasn’t available in the days of Davey Crockett and Daniel Boone. But through the miracle […]
  • Hunters must be conservationists first - October 20, 2014
    As hunters, it’s our responsibility to take care of the critters we hunt, as well as those we don’t. We have to obey the game laws. Police ourselves to be sure others respect the wildlife. And even offer suggestions to the Game and Fish Commission when we think there are better ways to ensure that […]
  • Quiet & Mainly Settled Weather Expected - October 17, 2014
    High pressure will build over the area today, which will keep skies sunny to mostly sunny and conditions mainly dry.  Winds will also stay light to breezy and no significant gusting is expected.  Temperatures become a touch cooler statewide, but will be closer to average.  Daytime highs will be in the 50′s across the mountain […]
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    Late October is a bad time of year for me. If I were independently wealthy, it wouldn’t be so bad. But I’m not. I’m a journalist, so it’s a little painful. It’s rough because this is when the Christmas catalogs start hitting the mailbox, and they’re chock-full of gear I wish I had. From the […]

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