We are proud to be a Trout Friendly Program Partner with the Jackson Hole Clean Water Coalition. This program is designed to be simple for residents and landscaping professionals to implement. When our participants commit to this program they are improving our water quality for the health of all the plants, insects, fish, wildlife and humans that rely on clean water. We now have over 100 residents, businesses and public parks that have committed to these practices.
Trout Friendly Practices
1. LIMIT FERTILIZER
2. BE WATER WISE
3. PLANT NATIVES & MAINTAIN STREAMSIDE BUFFERS
4. USE HERBICIDES AND PESTICIDES APPROPRIATELY
The behavior we adopt into our lives have a direct effect on our ecosystem. As stewards of this great land we have a responsibility to take care of it.
“At its core, the Trout Friendly Lawns program encourages homeowners and caretakers to be mindful of how their landscaping activities can impact our unique ecosystem through water use, fertilization, the use of pesticides and more — right down to the plants that are selected for a landscape.”Lesley Beckworth, Landowner Program Coordinator for Teton County Weed & Pest District
The Trout Friendly Landscaper & Business Partners program supports landscapers in creating and maintaining quality lawns and gardens, while limiting impacts on water from fertilizer and herbicide runoff.
The following local businesses are now Trout Friendly certified:
Be part of the solution
One of the reasons why we live here in Jackson Hole is to enjoy in the rich ecosystem including the streams and waterways. Each one of us have a stake in the future health of natural resources here. Let’s encourage our friends and neighbors to adopt this behavior outlined by Trout Friendly Lawns Certification Program so we may all take part in the solution.