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Critical Winter Range Parcel Donated To BTNF

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A 37-acre parcel within crucial wildlife winter range in Teton County has been transferred into the Bridger-Teton National Forest thanks to an arrangement coordinated by the Jackson Hole Land Trust and the Conservation Fund.  Located about 15 miles south of Jackson, the Poison Creek property is an island of once privately-owned land that was an inholding in Bridger-Teton National Forest. It is blanketed by sagebrush and bisected by Poison Creek, offering critical winter habitat for bighorn sheep, elk, and mule deer as well as important habitat for many other species. Management of the Poison Creek property will now be guided by the Bridger-Teton National Forest’s Forest Plan.

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