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Teton areas eyed as off-limits to help bighorn sheep population

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON —An interagency collective of biologists is recommending that 21,233 acres of high-quality winter habitat in the Teton Range be made off limits to humans to help an imperiled, declining…

Fire danger increases to High for Teton Interagency area

The following is a release from the U.S. Forest Service – Western Wyo., September 7, 2021—Teton Interagency fire managers have elevated the fire danger rating to high for Grand Teton National Park, the Bridger-Teton National Forest and the National Elk…

Fire danger reduced to Moderate

The following is a release from the Bridger-Teton National Forest – Teton Interagency Fire managers will lower the fire danger rating to moderate and lift stage 1 fire restrictions for Bridger-Teton National Forest, Grand Teton National Park, and the National…

COVID forces closure of visitor center

JACKSON (WNE) — Although the federally owned visitor center on North Cache Street has been closed because of Teton County’s high COVID-19 risk level, similar federal facilities in Grand Teton National Park are remaining open. The National Elk Refuge, which…

Fire danger raised to “High” for Bridger-Teton

————- Western WY, July 15, 2020– Teton Interagency fire managers announce the fire danger rating has been elevated to high for the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Grand Teton National Park, National Elk Refuge, and remaining portions of the Teton Interagency Dispatch…

Pro-hunting groups join Elk Refuge fight

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Three hunting advocacy groups have asked a federal court to join the legal dispute over what becomes of the National Elk Refuge’s feeding program. The Safari Club International…

Fire Danger Decreases to Moderate

*Teton Interagency Fire News Release Western Wyoming – September 12, 2019 – The fire danger rating for Grand Teton National Park, National Elk Refuge, and Bridger-Teton National Forest lands has decreased to moderate following recent rainfall and cooler temperatures. A…

Fire danger raised to “Very High” in Greys River, Big Piney and Kemmerer ranger districts

Western WY – August 21, 2019 – Teton Interagency fire managers and staff are busy responding to fire incidents locally, regionally and nationally.  The Teton Interagency area, including Grand Teton National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest and National Elk Refuge, has had…

Feds to start weaning elk from feeding at refuge

By Mike Koshmrl, Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Federal wildlife officials aiming to avert a lawsuit are pledging to implement a long-delayed plan to wean the National Elk Refuge’s namesake animals off of supplemental alfalfa ahead…

Officials work to determine next step with wasting disease

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — The buck mule deer whose lymph nodes would ultimately test positive for chronic wasting disease went to the dump like any other roadkill. It took two weeks to…