Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Recent Posts

  • Progress at Jenny Lake: VIDEO UPDATE

    Thursday, February 26th, 2015

    Last summer marked the first season of construction at Jenny Lake as part of our Inspring Journeys campaign. Watch our latest video update to learn more about last summer’s accomplishments and goals for summer 2015.

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  • Adventure Journal: A Morning Snowshoe

    Thursday, February 26th, 2015

    Emily Greiff, the newest addition to our staff, describes her first experience snowshoeing in Grand Teton.

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  • In the Spotlight: Bank of the West

    Thursday, February 26th, 2015

    For over 135 years, Bank of the West has been committed to assisting communities not only by providing financial services that help businesses and individuals prosper, but also by contributing in the form of volunteerism and charitable gifts. GTNPF is lucky to have Bank of the West as a partner and supporter within our Jackson Hole community.

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  • Wildlife Whereabouts: Longer Days and Warming Temps — How does wildlife adapt?

    Thursday, February 26th, 2015

    Warm temperatures in February have led to some interesting behaviors from Grand Teton’s wildlife.

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  • EClimb the Grand Teton!

    Thursday, February 19th, 2015

    The Grand Teton rises more than 7,000 vertical feet above the valley floor and can be seen for hundreds of miles in every direction. Now everyone can experience the breathtaking view from the summit through Grand Teton National Park’s newly released eClimb!

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  • Wildlife Whereabouts: Where to Meet a Moose

    Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

    Despite the January cold, there are still some species that are quite active in Grand Teton.

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  • 2015 Youth Conservation Program is Hiring!

    Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

    Do you know a teen who is interested in conservation and looking for a summer job? The 2015 Youth Conservation Program (YCP) is hiring!

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  • Adventure Journal: Winter Getaway – Headwaters Lodge and Cabins at Flagg Ranch

    Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

    Nestled in the northern reaches of Grand Teton National Park, only two miles from Yellowstone National Park’s border, lay the Headwaters Lodge and Cabins at Flagg Ranch. Newly open for the winter season, the renovated resort is an ideal jumping-off point for winter adventures!

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  • In the Spotlight: Wells Fargo

    Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

    Known as one of America’s most generous companies, Wells Fargo has a long history of community giving and volunteerism in Wyoming, specifically, Grand Teton National Park.

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  • Connecting to Culture and Place by Teddi Hofmann

    Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

    Grand Teton National Park Foundation partners with Teton Science Schools (TSS) and Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) to offer meaningful outdoor experiences to local Latino middle and high school students through the Pura Vida program. Teddi Hofmann worked as an instructor for Pura Vida from 2011 to 2014. Here she shares how this experience had an impact on her.

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  • Winter 2015 Inner Park Road Grooming Schedule

    Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

    We are pleased to announce that grooming in Grand Teton is underway for the 2015 winter season! In partnership with Grand Teton National Park, we plan on grooming the Inner Park Road between the Bradley-Taggart trailhead and Signal Mountain Lodge two times per week.

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  • Protecting Grand Teton’s Bears: GTNPF’s Bear Box Program VIDEO

    Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

    Each summer, Grand Teton’s frontcountry campsites and picnic areas fill with visitors from near and far. With the grizzly and black bear populations increasing in the park, it is more important than ever for campers to properly store food and toiletries.

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  • Adventure Journal: A Tale of Teton Touring by Kim Havell

    Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

    Grand Teton National Park is a world renowned destination for extreme athletes. During the winter, highly skilled and professionally trained adventurers from near and far test their ski mountaineering skills on the high peaks of the Teton range.

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  • Happy Holidays from GTNPF!

    Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

    The winter months in Grand Teton are magical. With a range of outdoor activities, it’s the perfect place to enjoy the holidays with friends and family.

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  • Wildlife Whereabouts: Settling in for a long winter

    Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

    Now that winter is here to stay, animals in Grand Teton are either hibernating or migrating.

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  • AT&T Supports Jenny Lake Renewal Project through Technology-Focused Grant

    Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

    AT&T awarded Grand Teton National Park Foundation a $250,000 contribution toward Inspiring Journeys: A Campaign for Jenny Lake. The contribution will be used to create technological tools that will advance traditional interpretive techniques in the soon-to-be renovated plaza at Jenny Lake.

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  • Jenny Lake Project Update: In Photos

    Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

    2014 marked the first of four years of construction as part of the Inspiring Journeys campaign and already we’ve made immense progress.

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  • In the Spotlight: Rusty Parrot Lodge and Spa

    Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

    A family-run Jackson Hole lodge offering luxury amenities and more, the Rusty Parrot Lodge and Spa has been a dedicated supporter of Foundation initiatives since 2006.

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  • #GiveforGrooming this #GivingTuesday

    Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

    This year on December 2nd, GTNPF encourages you to #GiveforGrooming in Grand Teton National Park to celebrate the philanthropic social media holiday known as #GivingTuesday.

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  • Wildlife Whereabouts: Happy Hibernating!

    Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

    November is a month with hugely varying snow conditions in Grand Teton and the surrounding Greater Yellowstone area, depending on the year. These conditions have a significant effect on wildlife behavior and distribution.

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  • Fund a bear box this holiday season!

    Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

    What do you give the person who has everything? This holiday season, consider funding a bear box in honor of a friend or family member.

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  • Adventure Journal: XC Ski Touring in Grand Teton

    Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

    With 14 miles of groomed road, the region between Bradley-Taggart and Signal Mountain is a destination in and of itself. The region also offers a variety of terrain choices and scenic destinations from half day trips to full day tours–there’s a little something for everyone!

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  • Coca-Cola Provides $34,000 Grant to Advance Youth Conservation Program in GTNP

    Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

    The Coca-Cola Foundation awarded Grand Teton National Park Foundation a grant of $34,000 to support the Youth Conservation Program (YCP), a privately-funded teen trail crew that works to improve trails and historic sites in Grand Teton National Park.

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  • Teton Park Road: Grooming This Winter!

    Friday, October 31st, 2014

    Grand Teton is a paradise for winter recreation enthusiasts, and we are pleased to announce the Foundation will support consistent grooming of the Teton Park Road this coming winter!

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  • Trail Work in Grand Teton: Youth Conservation Program 2014 VIDEO

    Friday, October 31st, 2014

    During the Foundation’s ten-week Youth Conservation Program, students are challenged to work as a team, develop leadership skills, and see the results of their own conservation efforts on the trails of Grand Teton. Watch this video highlighting this summer’s program!

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  • Adventure Journal: Cozy up to the fire with classic Grand Teton reads

    Friday, October 31st, 2014

    Maybe it’s the fresh layer of snow on the mountains or the daylight hours that continue to fade, but fall seems to be the perfect time to catch up on your reading list. We have compiled a list of a few classic Grand Teton reads to both educate and entertain during relaxing evenings by the fire.

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  • Wildlife Whereabouts: Migrating wildlife on the move

    Friday, October 31st, 2014

    Migrating wildlife in Grand Teton are on the move to their wintering areas.

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  • New Board and Resource Council Members

    Friday, October 31st, 2014

    We are delighted to announce five additions to the Foundation’s board of directors and resource council. The group brings extensive and diverse experience to the Foundation as it fulfills its mission to provide support for projects that enhance and protect Grand Teton’s treasured resources.

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  • In the Spotlight: Maverik

    Friday, October 31st, 2014

    Maverik has been an avid supporter of GTNPF since 2011, expanding the Foundation’s message regionally and providing much needed funding for programming and improvements in Grand Teton. We recently had the opportunity to speak with Brad Call, who recently relocated to the region, about Maverik’s Wyoming heritage and the company’s interest in the outdoors and Grand Teton.

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  • In the Spotlight: Corporate Partners Volunteer in Grand Teton

    Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

    This summer, a few of our corporate supporters went above and beyond in their commitment to Grand Teton National Park by shutting down their offices and trading their keyboards for hand-saws and clippers.

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