Naming contest for South Park Boat Ramp underway

HELP NAME THE NEW SOUTH PARK BOAT RAMP!

Construction of the new South Park Boat Ramp is expected to be finished mid-summer, and Teton County Parks and Recreation is looking for help to name the site.

Whether you’re an old river rat, new to the river world or just think you have a great idea for a boat ramp name, they want your suggestions. Submit your name (or names) to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board by June 9. (ParksAndRecBoard@Jackson.jtc)

The Advisory Board will choose its top 5 names ...

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Changes considered for 2015 Snake River Management Plan

Teton County staff will be recommending that an amendment be made to the Snake River Management Plan on Tuesday, May 5, at a regular Teton County Board of County Commissioners meeting.

According to a Teton County Parks and Recreation Department press release dated April 24, 2015, during the initial pre-season allocation process, staff identified an error regarding the in-season pool. When the Plan was adopted, capacities were increased by 50 percent in both the fishing and scenic capacities. Staff discovered that ...

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‘Big Water, Little Boats’ to kick off Summit on the Snake

See our Snake River Fund calendar post for full details.
A great article from the Jackson Hole News & Guide is posted below.

Tales of river running decades ago to be told

By Julie Butler | Jackson Hole News&Guide | Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 4:30 a

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Facilities open early… thanks to White Glove

Wilson Boat Ramp bathrooms are open — a month earlier than usual.

The earlier opening has been made possible thanks to White Glove Professional Cleaning, which is generously donating its services via the Snake River Fund to provide the extended spring timeframe.

The Snake River Fund will hand over boat ramp management duties — including ramp grading, restrooms, trash and recycling pickup — to Teton County in mid-April. We are more than appreciative of the highly professional service White Glove has ...

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Rolling on the River: A message from SRF’s new Executive Director

Thank you for the warm welcome you’ve given me in my new posting as your executive director. After these first few months of employment, I’m grateful to report it’s a joy to work for the Snake River Fund.

My volunteer time with the Fund started more than a dozen years ago with service as an interested citizen, then as a pro-bono attorney, and then through a brief stint as a contract attorney on one project. After that I served two-terms as member of the ...

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Full steam ahead on county river management

“All forward, hard!”  That familiar paddle-raft captain’s command is now driving the Snake River Management Plan with full steam.
On Jan. 12, Teton County staff met with elected officials to answer questions and release additional information regarding the county’s River Management Plan.Town/County Parks and Recreation Department staff presented handouts regarding frequently asked questions about the county’s new river plan, and they proposed a draft budget and offered a draft certification checklist for commercial river trip companies. (Contact the Jackson-Teton County Parks and Rec Department for ...
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Snake River plan ahead of schedule

Teton County’s new Snake River Management Plan has been officially approved and will go into effect in the spring of 2015.

While the plan was tentatively scheduled for a final vote in February, the Teton Board of County Commissioners sped up the process by approving the major elements of the document during a scheduled discussion of the draft on Tuesday, Dec. 16. Teton County’s news announcement on the vote can be read here.

Details of the ...

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