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 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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A trip of a lifetime for 2,000 kids…

Did you know that the Snake River Fund’s youth education programs have reached more than 2,000 children over the past decade?

Each year, the Snake River Fund partners with schools and outfitters for one-of-a-kind programs, such as Snake River Days (pictured above) and our popular 5th-Grade Floats. The 5th-grade program allows every student in Teton County, Wyo., to have the opportunity to float the Snake River to learn about the watershed in which they live. For many children, this is ...

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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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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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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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