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Trail Talk – Another Successful Season Comes to an End for Grand Teton National Park’s Youth Conservation Program

YCP preparing to hike into Death Canyon for a backcountry hitch for three nights. The 2021 Youth Conservation Program in Grand Teton National Park has come to a close for the summer. The crew spent their last two weeks completing ...

Jenny Lake Explorer Digital App Unveiled

In partnership with Grand Teton National Park and AT&T, the Foundation is happy to announce the release of the Jenny Lake Explorer App, a new digital application that will help visitors explore the Jenny Lake area. The app is available ...

August Wildlife Whereabouts – Bison, Bears, and Bald Eagles

A black bear in Grand Teton enjoying berries. Photo: Josh Metten, Jackson Hole EcoTour Adventures. By the end of August, many berry crops, particularly huckleberries, are on their way out while others, like mountain ash, hawthorne, and chokecherry fruits, are ...

Zions Bank Donates $25,000 to Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Zions Bank representatives Peter Boogaard (left) and Tracy Groll present the donation to GTNPF President, Leslie Mattson. Zions Bank has made a gift of $25,000 to Grand Teton National Park Foundation to preserve the Mormon Row Historic District within Grand ...

Adventure Journal: Loops and Lakes, High Country Hikes in Grand Teton

Summer is in full-swing and the upper reaches of the canyons in Grand Teton National Park are melting out and opening up opportunities to explore the high country. The extensive trail system in the park includes over 300 miles of ...

Paintbrush Divide Trail Receives Renovation

Decades of snow creep and loose rock have made the trail at Paintbrush Divide dangerous and difficult to follow. As trail work near Hurricane Pass comes to a close, restoration efforts at another site along the Teton Crest Trail-Paintbrush Divide-is ...

Trail Talk – Behind the Scenes with Grand Teton’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 8

It is hard to believe the Youth Conservation Program is already closing in on the end of another great season in Grand Teton. Week eight was a success with the crew improving trails and visitor experiences while learning about unique ...

Trail Talk – Behind the Scene with Grand Teton’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 7

The 2021 Youth Conservation Program continues to grow as a team as they work and learn while on the trails of Grand Teton National Park. In their seventh week, the crew focused on repairs at Schwabacher Landing, a popular destination ...

Trail Talk – Behind the Scenes with Grand Teton’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 6

YCP lended a few hands to the park's horse packers this week in preserving the Taggart Barn. Grand Teton's Youth Conservation Program started week six of their summer season performing critical maintenance to the historic Taggart Barn at the Taggart ...

Trail Talk – Behind the Scenes with Grand Teton’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 5

Grand Teton's 2021 Youth Conservation Program hit the halfway mark this week. Aside from their typical trail work routine, the crew had the opportunity to work with different departments and gained knowledge on some of the critical yet lesser-known careers ...

Trail Talk – Behind the Scenes with Grand Teton’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 4

YCP put in some serious miles this week as they performed trail maintenance throughout Grand Teton. Week four of YCP 2021 saw the crew continuing work up Death Canyon, where the trail has become overrun in many areas by thick ...

VIDEO: In Their Own Words—Youth Conservation Program Alums Reflect on Fifteen Years of Impact

Transformative. Challenging. Inspirational. Wilderness. Friendships. These are some of the words that Youth Conservation Program (YCP) alums have used to describe their experience in the Foundation's flagship youth program, which is executed in partnership with Grand Teton National Park. As ...
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