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B-T Forest renews elk feedground while admitting it will spread brucellosis, parasites and chronic wasting disease-

Acting Bridger-Teton National Forest supervisor Kathryn Conant is going to renew the special use permit for Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Alkali Creek winter elk feedlot which is up the Gros Ventre River, sandwiched between the gravel road and […]

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Slide Web cams now added 4/19-

Jackson, WY. Efforts have stopped to build a tall concrete barrier to stall part of the East Gros Ventre Butte from giving away. The incipient slide has changed from movement too slow for the naked eye to fast enough to […]

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Slide was not started by spring thaw and rain alone-

The slide (or maybe best called a “slump”) above the northwest part of Jackson, Wyoming was not just the product of a wet spring, the spring thaw, and a steep slope known to have been unstable.

A lengthy story in the Jackson Hole […]

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If 53 are now trapped in “The Hole,” how many will survive?

The Jackson Hole News and Guide has reported that 53 pronghorn antelope have been spotted on the National Elk Refuge well after the herd normally migrates out of cold and snowy Jackson Hole, over […]

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Human-caused fire just one ridge south of Cache Creek!

Revised on 9/11 afternoon. All of the mountains immediately south of Jackson, WY have been closed due to the Little Horsethief Fire Horsethief Canyon Fire that started from an illegal private trash fire late Saturday and now is over 1500 2600 acres just south of the […]

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Record fawn population lifts the total near to a record of 400-

It’s common to hear a small noisy segment of the citizenry complain how the elk population is down in the southern Yellowstone Park area.

In addition, climate change has slashed moose population in and around Jackson Hole, but there is good news about […]

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Teton bighorn herd is really two isolated populations and fail to expand into good habitat available-

For a long time the bighorn in the famed Teton Mountains have more or less hung on.  Most stories about them tend toward pessimism. Now Jackson Hole News and Guide reporter Cory Hatch reports research by three agencies that […]

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Video now added-

Because they are so visible and photogenic, people are always interested in news about grizzly bear 399 and her cubs and also her adult daughter grizzly 610 and her offspring.

This year they moved to the very southern part of Grand Teton National Park. That has caused both joy and consternation, and […]

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Bridger-Teton National Forest sued for failure to analyze new projects blocking the path of the pronghorn-

According to the Western Watersheds Project, the Bridger-Teton N.F. was talking up a good story how they were going the protect the “path of the pronghorn” which runs from the Wyoming desert, where they winter, northward to Jackson Hole […]

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Unlike deer and pronghorn, are elk trapped forever in the high mountain valley?

The big mountain valley of Jackson Hole, Wyoming is so high and cold that elk did not winter there before Euro-American settlement blocked the late fall migration routes out and settlers eventually began to feed elk at what became the National Elk […]

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November 2023


‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey