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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Commissioners approve Snake River Management Plan (official press release)

Media Release
Contact: Steve Ashworth, Director
Phone: 307.732.5752
Fax: 307.739.9068

Snake River Management Plan Approved

December 17, 2014

After nearly two years of public hearings, community meetings and much public discourse, the Teton County Board of County Commissioners approved the proposed Snake River Management Plan on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. Teton County will be entering into a permitting role in the spring of 2015 on the Snake River for all commercial activity from Moose to Hoback.

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Snake River Fund announces next executive director

The board of the Snake River Fund has tapped longtime Jackson resident, lawyer, fundraiser and nonprofit manager Len Carlman as its next executive director. Carlman, who has been an emeritus board member for the Jackson-based nonprofit, will take over at the helm of the organization in January when outgoing E.D. Rebecca Reimers leaves to pursue other opportunities.

Snake River Fund Board President Reynolds Pomeroy said the organization is confident of a seamless leadership transition.

“Obviously, when someone as effective and successful as ...

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Snake River Fund comments on river management plan proposal

As a longstanding partner on river management in Teton County, the Snake River Fund applauded progress and suggested improvements to a recently released draft “preferred alternative” for a new county Snake River plan for Moose to Astoria.

“It is in the community’s interest, and certainly that of all stakeholders, that we get this management plan right the first time,” wrote Snake River Fund executive director Rebecca Reimers in the nonprofit’s Nov. 21 comment letter to Teton County officials. “We must create a respected and ...

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