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Winter Wildlife Closures Begin on Bridger-Teton National Forest

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is stressing the importance of winter wildlife closure areas. As of December 1, all the winter closure areas are in effect except areas north of the Gros Ventre Road on the Jackson Ranger District. Closures for…

Forest Service seeking comments on “Star Hill” project proposal

◆ Town of Afton applies for special use permit. The Town of Afton has applied for Special Use Authorization from the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The town hopes to make improvements to the star on “Star Hill.” “Nearly 100 years ago,…

WGFD Seeks Information on Moose and Elk Poachings

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking any information regarding two separate poaching incidents. The first was a cow moose that was illegally shot and left to waste along the Union Pass Road at the north end of Buffalo…

Campers and Hunters urged to be careful and follow fire restrictions

Western, WY – Teton Interagency fire managers have lowered the fire danger rating to HIGH in the Teton and Wind fire danger rating areas (FDRA). The Wyoming FDRA remains at VERY HIGH. It is important to note that despite the…

Bridger-Teton grows by 240 acres

◆ Great American Outdoors Act included includes oil and gas royalties. By Tom Hallberg Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — The Bridger-Teton National Forest just got a little bigger. Two hundred and forty acres bigger, to be…

2018 Roosevelt Fire sparks multi-million-dollar claims from homeowners, hunters

———— JACKSON (WNE) –  Thirty households and a pair of hunters have filed tort claims against the Bridger-Teton National Forest, alleging that mismanagement of the 2018 Roosevelt Fire caused them personal harm. A Missoula, Montana, law firm is representing the…

Bridger-Teton National Forest Begins Salt Creek Restoration

The Salt Creek Restoration Project will begin this week on the Kemmerer Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest and is planned to conclude in mid-November of 2020. This restoration project is located in Lincoln County, Wyoming on Salt Creek…

Sublette County rejects Bondurant resort proposal

———————— By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange PINEDALE — An upscale resort that would have nearly doubled the population of Bondurant was denied Tuesday by Sublette County commissioners who said the high-end guest ranch didn’t square…

Foresters begin 10-year thinning project in Bridger-Teton

JACKSON (WNE) — Dozens of firefighters and contracted foresters have been out on foot in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, trimming, limbing and stacking slash piles of trees along the forest front south of Bondurant. The project, now underway, is the…

Alpine continues with plan to protect homes

◆ Community education efforts ongoing. “I am very concerned about the risk of wildfire to the communities we protect,” Alpine Mike Vogt told SVI Editor Sarah Hale in 2019. “As communities expand into the wildland interface our exposure increases.” At…