Snake River Management Plan moves forward

On Jan. 19, 2016, Jackson Hole residents and visitors received the cumulative benefit of dedicated community-driven Snake River stewardship work. After a first full test season in 2015, the Teton Board of County Commissioners adopted the 2016 version of the Snake River Management Plan.

The river plan exists because commercial outfitters and the Snake River Fund sought the services of Teton County to oversee sustainable use of the Snake River between Moose and Astoria. The river plan is an adaptive management tool ...

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Snake River Fund names new Program Director

Dec. 2, 2015 — The Snake River Fund announced today that Jared Baecker has joined the organization to develop the nonprofit’s education, stewardship and access work through the position of program director.

A biologist, professional naturalist and river enthusiast, Baecker comes to the Snake River Fund with a diverse background perfectly suited to tackling his position’s broad range of duties. He has a strong connection to the Jackson Hole community, having worked in natural history education through Wildlife Expeditions, Natural Habitat Adventures and ...

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A tribute to an ‘unsung, overworked’ river manager

“…To this end, he’s a sort of a MacGyver at squeezing exceptional work out of departments and agencies to retool eroding boat ramps, pump overflowing vault toilets and clear flooded parking after freak storms…..”

Jackson Hole News and Guide columnist Paul Bruun offered a well-deserved tribute to River Manager David Cernicek in his November 25, 2015, column.

Read the full version here.

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Thank you for your 2015 Old Bill’s support

The Snake River Fund is extremely grateful for your contributions through the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole and Old Bill’s Fun Run for Charities.

We are excited to report that support for the river continues to grow, and your generous donations have allowed us to earn the full CFJH grant match. As always, your Snake River Fund contributions will continue to be leveraged throughout the year via strong partnerships and effective programs to ensure every single dollar is put to good use.

We appreciate your dedication to “give back to the river,” ...

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Snake River film sweeps video blitz

A video about saving the Snake River from aquatic invasive species earned all three top awards in the annual 1% for the Tetons Video Blitz.

The short video was produced in October by local filmmaking team Orijin Media in partnership with the Snake River Fund, a 1% grantee. Orijin and the Snake River Fund were paired via a random drawing and had less than a week to film, write and produce the final video.

The result is a compelling tale about efforts ...

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Job Opening

We have some good news and bad news.

The good news is that the Snake River Fund has a job opening for a part-time Management Associate-Program Director. More information on the position is available on our Job Openings Page.

The bad news is we are having to say goodbye to long-time Program Director Margaret Creel. Margaret created and implemented the Snake River Fund’s exceptional educational programming and outreach work for the past 10 years on staff, and helped steer the organization before that as ...

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Snake River Management Plan Feedback

The first summer season of Teton County’s new river management plan has come to a close, and officials want to hear your thoughts on how it went.

Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation will be working with Confluence Research & Consulting to create a report, summarizing the highs and lows from the inaugural year of the plan, analyzing data from the season, and gathering public feedback.

Officials are offering two ways to provide input — online or via an open house.

If you would ...

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