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PlayCleanGo With Winter Sports in Jackson Hole

The winter season is in full swing here in Jackson Hole! While the scenic backdrop is the reason so many come to our destination town during the colder months, many don’t know the significant ecological risk that comes into play when spending time outdoors. Even with sub-zero temperatures, invasive species can still find their way around the region. Read some top tips to #PlayCleanGo and #RecreateResponsibly while enjoying winter sports this year while in the Tetons!

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PlayCleanGo With Winter Sports in Jackson Hole

The winter season is in full swing here in Jackson Hole! While the scenic backdrop is the reason so many come to our destination town during the colder months, many don’t know the significant ecological risk that comes into play when spending time outdoors. Even with sub-zero temperatures, invasive species can still find their way around the region. Read some top tips to #PlayCleanGo and #RecreateResponsibly while enjoying winter sports this year while in the Tetons!

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2023 End of Year Report

Teton County Invasive Species met their match in 2023 with our committed team! All members of our team worked tirelessly in the field, on the Snake River, in the classroom, with community outreach programs, at your homes and properties, and coordinated with volunteers and partner organizations. That is a LOT of work! Enjoy highlights from our 2023 Year End Report and read the report in full from the download link above.

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Remember to Prepare Your Recreation Gear For Winter Storage

November ushers in a change of the seasons and limits the amount of outdoor recreation we can participate in. Summer days are long gone and the ski resorts are not quite open. In this waiting season, you can still support the effort to prevent the spread of invasive species! Did you know properly cleaning and storing your summer recreation equipment for winter storage will have a lasting effect long-term? Preventative care now can reduce the spread of any dormant seeds and invasive species from being introduced to Teton County trails and waterways in the future.

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October is Firewood Month!

October is Firewood Month! Did you know every person who uses the Bridger-Teton National Forest plays a vital role in protecting the forest land we all love? Enjoying a campfire at the conclusion of a day’s activities could bring some unintended consequences. Invasive and destructive pests can be transported inside of firewood that is brought in from out of the area.

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It’s Not Too Late For Perennial Treatments!

The temperatures are dropping, the aspens are turning yellow, and it seems like summer flew by in the blink of an eye. How is it almost October already?!If you think it’s too late in the season to effectively spray your weeds, think again! It’s still a great time to spray perennial plants and see results next spring.

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Meet the Team: Sheccid Gonzalez

Meet Sheccid—our National Forest Crew Lead who hails from southern California! She came to TCWP in 2022 and immediately fit right in with her previous experience in natural resource management.

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Are You Being Waterwise with Invasive Species?

Fall is here but there is still time for a few last glorious outings on the water! Water recreation and sports are a highlight of living in the Jackson Hole region. Whether it be lazy summer days spent paddling at String Lake or having a picnic at scenic overlooks around Jackson Lake all season, water sports make mountain living a dream. There is an ever-increasing threat to our waterways though and that is with aquatic invasive species. 

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Hiking in the Tetons - Reduce the Spread of Invasive Species

Bluebird skies, cooler weather, and quieter trails bring the much anticipated fall hiking season in the Tetons. Hiking in the fall in the Grand Tetons is the breath of fresh air all of the locals have been waiting for after another frenzy of tourist season. Do you know how to protect the environment around you from invasives as you go out hiking this season?

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Meet the Team: Ben Walters

We are thrilled to have young and passionate college students work here at TCWP! Ben Walters is studying Ecology at Purdue and will graduate in May after he leaves TCWP for the season to head back to school. Keep reading to get to know a little bit about what his dream job is, his hobbies here in Jackson, and the unique attributes he brings to the team.

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