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Trail Talk: A Window into Grand Teton National Park’s Youth Conservation Program – The Final Report

The teens of the 2014 Youth Conservation Program (YCP) have now returned home to family, friends, and school. Their summer of working and learning in Grand Teton finished over one month ago, but their extraordinary efforts continue to be appreciated ...

Fall Closures in Grand Teton

Fall sunset in Grand Teton. Photo courtesy of Laura Yungmeyer As the leaves continue to fall and morning frost becomes a regular occurrence, it seems that another summer has come to an end in Grand Teton. Fall brings a variety ...

Wildlife Whereabouts: Preparing for Winter in Grand Teton

Bull elk at sunrise. Photo courtesy of Sheets Studios • As of early September grizzly bear 399 still had the two yearling cubs she emerged from a den with this spring. She and most other bears were less visible during ...

Summer Series Clip 4: Jenny Lake Project – Horse Trail

This summer, Grand Teton trail crews accomplished major improvements on the trails around North Cascade Creek as part of a multi-year renewal project at Jenny Lake. Crews have now moved on to the popular access route known as the Horse ...

Summer’s End: A Message from the President

Bradley Lake. photo by Patrick Nelson, JHMR Dear Friends, As summer quickly fades and the first dusting of snow falls on the high peaks of the Tetons, we at the Foundation are busy preparing for the end of our fiscal ...

Preserving Grand Teton’s Most Iconic Historic District – Mormon Row

Grand Teton’s Mormon Row Historic District is one of the most visited sites in Jackson Hole due to its historic relevance and undeniable beauty. Part of the National Register of Historic Places, the historic district is one of the country’s ...

Summer Series Clip 3: Jenny Lake Project – North Cascade

It's been a busy summer for trail crews at Jenny Lake! We are delighted to share an update on the improvements being made to the trails near Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point as part of Inspiring Journeys: A Campaign for ...

Trail Talk: A Window Into Grand Teton National Park’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 10

This week marks the official end to the Youth Conservation Program for the 2014 season. However, this did not mean that the crew would end their term on an easy note! YCP crew members jumping for joy! A final educational ...

Trail Talk: A Window Into Grand Teton National Park’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 9

Summer is starting to wind down but the Youth Conservation Program is still going full steam. The crew spent four days camping in the backcountry at the Lower Berry Cabin. Spending time in this area (which is proposed wilderness) provided ...

Pura Vida – Engaging Latino Youth in Grand Teton

Historically, local Latino youth and their families have visited Grand Teton at much lower rates than other populations. Grand Teton National Foundation (GTNPF) has partnered with Grand Teton National Park (GTNP) and Teton Science Schools (TSS) to create Pura Vida, ...

Trail Talk: A Window into Grand Teton National Park’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 8

This week in Grand Teton National Park the most useful tool for the YCP team proved to be the trusted rain jacket. As they tromped through monsoonal conditions in the mountains, the weather showed that the crew truly does work ...

“If you aren’t living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.” – 2014 NPS Academy Graduation

The NPS Academy graduation last night marked the final day of the 2014 program. After a spring orientation in Grand Teton and a summer of work for the National Park Service, the interns had time to share their impressive experiences ...
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