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Politicians want affordable housing on public lands. So does the Bridger-Teton.

• Using federal land for affordable housing continues to gain momentum.   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON  — Eli Bebout leaned forward, crossed his arms and asked a question that public servants have been…

Crews Continue Work to Suppress Horse Creek Fire

The following is a release from the Bridger-Teton National Forest –  Crews continue work to suppress the Horse Creek Fire on the Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The lightning-caused fire was discovered on July 1, 2024,…

Forest service calls in more resources to fight Horse Creek Fire

JACKSON (WNE) — The Bridger-Teton National Forest called in more resources Thursday to help fight the Horse Creek Fire about 20 miles southwest of Bondurant. The lightning-caused fire was discovered July 1. It is 35 acres in size and burning…

Recreation fees increasing for some Wyoming public lands

  • Camping rates, day-use fees, cabin rental costs climbing to try to keep pace with maintenance and expenses.   By Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile.com Campground fees, day-use costs and cabin rental rates are climbing across many Wyoming public lands this…

Small forest fire burning southwest of Bondurant

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is fighting a new fire on the Big Piney Ranger District. The Horse Creek Fire was reported at 12:39 pm on Monday July 1, 2024 by Forest Service Fire crews who spotted smoke from the Fish…

Fire Danger Increased to Moderate

Teton Interagency fire managers announced the fire danger has been elevated to “moderate” for Grand Teton National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest, and the National Elk Refuge. The potential for fire activity has increased due to summer curing of vegetation combined…

Hiking, biking causes elk, bears to flee

  By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — A few years ago, when Mark Ditmer found himself on a game trail in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, holding electronic equipment over his head, the first thing…

Bridger-Teton builds pollinator gardens in Afton

•Lawn to be replaced at Afton Greys River Office, Thursday, June 20. By SVI/B-T The Bridger-Teton National Forest, in celebration of  National Pollinator Week June 17-23, 2024, will install two pollinator gardens. The public is invited to join us and…

Rock slide threatens spring; Bridger-Teton/Town of Afton monitoring

  • Afton making plans to remove material. A large rock and scattered debris has collapsed into the mouth of the Periodic Spring causing pressure on the flow of the spring and threatening an underground pipeline that serves as Afton’s…

Forest plans to implement prescribed fire within Hams Fork Vegetation Project area

The Kemmerer Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest is planning multiple prescribed burns throughout the spring and early summer. The following prescribed burns could begin in early June and be implemented at any time until mid-July. Smoke impacts should…