Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Posts With Tag: Videos

  • Building Bridges with Tribal Youth Corps

    Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

    Tribal Youth Corps worked to create a small footbridge on the west side of Jenny Lake this summer. Take a look as they reflect on what it’s like to spend a month outside in the park and share thanks for the opportunity to work in Grand Teton.

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  • Students Gain Skills During Park Visit

    Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

    Morgan State University architecture students recently traveled to Jackson, Wyoming to participate in preservation efforts with Hammer Corps in Grand Teton National Park.  Through a course hosted by the Western Center for Historic Preservation, students learned the guiding principles that inform work on historical structures in Grand Teton. Take a look as they reflect on their […]

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  • Preservation Work Ensures Longevity of Bar BC Dude Ranch

    Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

    Resting on the western bank of the Snake River, the Bar BC Dude Ranch is one of Grand Teton National Park’s hidden gems. It is the second-oldest and best-known dude ranch in Jackson Hole, and served as an inspiration for later dude ranches. During its peak, the Bar BC provided guests with an authentic cowboy […]

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  • Grand Teton National Park Foundation Purchases Private Inholding on Mormon Row in Grand Teton National Park

    Friday, June 8th, 2018

    We are pleased to share that a strategy is in place to preserve the last 1-acre inholding on the iconic Mormon Row Historic District and ultimately transfer it to Grand Teton National Park. The property was listed for sale last June by its owners Iola and Hal Blake who are descendants of TA Moulton—one of […]

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  • Celebrating Antelope Flats

    Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

    Permanently protecting the 640-acre Antelope Flats parcel was a tremendous achievement that required collaboration and support from many individuals, organizations, and agencies. At our celebration in August 2017, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, Former Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, and Grand Teton National Park Foundation President Leslie Mattson shared their stories, reflections, and thanks to […]

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  • VIDEO: NPSA Alum Shows Gratitude

    Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

    The Foundation supports a variety of youth programs that change the lives of those who participate. National Park Service Academy (NPSA) brings college students from diverse backgrounds to Grand Teton National Park and introduces them to careers in the National Park System. Everly Jazi discovered NPSA while walking along the National Mall in Washington, D.C. […]

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  • Preserving Grand Teton’s Historic Bar BC Dude Ranch

    Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

    The historic Bar BC in Grand Teton National Park is the second-oldest and best-known dude ranch in Jackson Hole, and served as an inspiration and a model for the establishment of later dude ranches. Created in 1912, its fame spread far beyond Jackson Hole through the reputation of its colorful owners and clientele that included […]

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  • Partnering with Patagonia Action Works

    Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

    We are pleased to announce that we have been named as a 2018 partner in Patagonia’s new initiative, Patagonia Action Works, for our work to restore fish passage between the Snake River and one of its main tributaries—Ditch Creek. Patagonia launched Action Works to connect their customers with conservation nonprofits. The goal is to increase […]

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  • Youth Conservation Program Hiring for Summer 2018

    Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

    Are you or someone you know between the ages of 16 and19, passionate about the outdoors and national parks, and looking for a summer job? The 2018 Youth Conservation Program (YCP) is hiring! This unique work-and-learn program provides an incredible opportunity for teens to spend ten weeks on Grand Teton National Park’s trail crew. YCP […]

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  • VIDEO: TRIBAL YOUTH CORPS

    Thursday, December 14th, 2017

    Tribal Youth Corps: Making Connections in Grand Teton National Park from GTNP Foundation on Vimeo. Grand Teton National Park Foundation, in partnership with Montana Conservation Corps, engages Native American teens from nearby reservations to complete a month-long, paid internship in Grand Teton National Park. Tribal Youth Corps participants build bridges, maintain trails, and work on […]

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  • VIDEO: A Day in the Field with YCP

    Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

    Although summer is long gone in Jackson Hole, it seems like just yesterday that the Youth Conservation Program crew was working 10 hours a day, 4 days a week improving trails and historic sites in Grand Teton National Park. This year’s group was a hard working bunch and their list of accomplishments is both long […]

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  • VIDEO: Restoring Fish Passage in Ditch Creek

    Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

    Ditch Creek: Restoring Fish Passage from GTNP Foundation on Vimeo. A variety of human developments spanning more than 100 years have effected fish passage in a small but important Snake River tributary in Grand Teton. With support from the Foundation, Grand Teton National Park is working to restore fish movements from the Snake River to more […]

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  • Help Protect Grand Teton’s Bears this Holiday Season

    Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

    Need a great holiday gift for the wildlife enthusiast in your life? $1,500 funds a bear-resistant food storage box in Grand Teton National Park, with a 3 x 5 inch plaque to honor your special person. They will also receive an endearing teddy bear and information about the importance of protecting bears. The bear box […]

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  • VIDEO: Grand Teton Hammer Corps

    Thursday, September 28th, 2017

    For over 20 years, Grand Teton has utilized volunteer groups to help with the preservation of historical buildings and landscapes, completing critical work and protecting significant properties. Grand Teton Hammer Corps provides a formal and consistent avenue for returning volunteers and increases opportunities for service projects. In the first two years of the program, over […]

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  • VIDEO: Why The Coca-Cola Company Supports Grand Teton’s Youth Conservation Program

    Monday, July 31st, 2017

    The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Foundation have generously supported Grand Teton National Park Foundation’s Youth Conservation Program for over eight years. Each summer Coca-Cola employee Quinton Martin joins the crew to help improve trails and get to know participants. Watch as Quinton weighs in on his company’s support of this impactful youth program.

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  • VIDEO: Protecting Grand Teton’s Wildlife One Bear Jam at a Time

    Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

    With the start of the busy summer season, it is important to remember to give wildlife the respect they deserve while viewing them in their natural habitat. Whether you are in your vehicle or on foot, you must maintain a distance of at least 100 yards from bears and wolves, and 25 yards from all other wildlife. Watch the video to learn more about what it is like to work on the Wildlife Brigade and how this dedicated group of volunteers helps protect Grand Teton’s species.

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  • 2017 Youth Conservation Program Now Accepting Applications

    Friday, February 24th, 2017

    Ready for a summer you will never forget? Apply to the 2017 YCP Crew today!

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  • Bear Box Program

    Friday, February 24th, 2017

    Bear Boxes: Keeping Bears Wild and Visitors Safe Each summer, Grand Teton’s 1,000 frontcountry campsites fill with visitors from near and far. Now that both black and grizzly bears frequent most areas in the park, it is more important than ever for campers to properly store food and toiletries. Bear-resistant food storage lockers, or bear […]

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  • Wildlife Brigade

    Friday, February 24th, 2017

    Training Volunteers Who Make Grand Teton Safer for All Tasked with facilitating safe interactions between visitors and animals, Grand Teton’s Wildlife Brigade members are part ambassadors, part compliance officers. This valuable group of volunteers manages roadside “wildlife jams,” patrols picnic areas for unsecured food, and shares educational information with visitors. By funding resources for topnotch […]

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  • Grand Teton Hammer Corps

    Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

    For over 20 years, Grand Teton has utilized volunteer groups to help with the preservation of historical buildings and landscapes, completing critical work and protecting significant properties.The goal of Grand Teton Hammer Corps is to provide a formal and consistent avenue for returning volunteers, increase opportunities for service projects, and establish an effective model for […]

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  • Wildlife Whereabouts: Survival of the Fittest

    Thursday, January 26th, 2017

    Cold temperatures and abundant valley snowfall have Grand Teton’s wildlife utilizing all of their incredible adaptations to navigate and survive the harsh winter season.

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  • Bar BC Dude Ranch

    Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

    Established in 1912, the 763-acre Bar BC Dude Ranch is a central element of Jackson Hole’s rich cultural history due to its integral role in the dude ranching movement. Its fame spread far beyond Jackson Hole through the reputation of its colorful owners and clientele that included Ernest Hemingway, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and William […]

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  • Celebrating Antelope Flats Success

    Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

    With the success of the Antelope Flats campaign, we are feeling humbled, grateful, and inspired by all of our partners and supporters who shared our vision and helped us protect 640 acres in the heart of Grand Teton. Wyoming public schoolchildren—the true beneficiaries of this effort—have a message of thanks and gratitude for everyone involved in acquiring the Antelope Flats parcel for GTNP.

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  • VIDEO : Need a last minute holiday gift idea? Give a Bear Box!

    Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

    Need a last-minute holiday gift for the wildlife enthusiast in your life? $1,500 funds a bear-resistant food storage box in Grand Teton National Park.

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  • VIDEO: Youth Conservation Program 2016

    Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

    Now in its second decade, YCP continues to have a tremendous impact on both participants and GTNP. Watch our latest video to discover how the program influences YCP members.

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  • VIDEO & UPDATE: Wyoming Governor Matt Mead Weighs in on Importance of Protecting Antelope Flats

    Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

    We are pleased to share that we have secured over 93% of the funds required to purchase the $46 million, 640-acre Antelope Flats parcel in the heart of Grand Teton National Park. Watch our latest video to learn more about what is at stake.

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  • VIDEO: 80% of Required Funds Secured to Protect 640-acre Parcel from Development

    Thursday, September 29th, 2016

    We are pleased to share that, in partnership with the National Park Foundation and the Department of the Interior, we have 80% of the necessary funds toward the purchase of the 640-acre Antelope Flats parcel. Watch our latest video to learn more about what is at stake. Join us today.

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  • VIDEO: Celebrating the Magic of Grand Teton National Park

    Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

    Take a look at this INCREDIBLE footage from Sheets Studios to celebrate the magic of Grand Teton National Park on the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service!

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  • Trail Talk: A look into Grand Teton’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 10

    Monday, August 22nd, 2016

    YPC 2016 has come to a close. A terrific crew of teenagers and team leaders had the summer of a lifetime with ten weeks of hard work, blisters, tremendous accomplishments, and comraderie.

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  • VIDEO: What to Expect at Jenny Lake this Summer

    Thursday, June 30th, 2016

    2016 marks the centennial of the National Park Service, and it is proving to be a summer of great progress for Inspiring Journeys: A Campaign for Jenny Lake—our gift to Grand Teton in celebration of this milestone.Watch our latest video that describes the vision for the project and what visitors can expect when they arrive at Jenny Lake this summer.

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