2014 river use data released

How many people use the Snake River on Teton County stretches during the summer? When do they use it? Where do they go? What kind of boat do they use? These are some of the ongoing questions that were studied over the summer of 2014 in an effort to collect the best data possible for river management purposes.

Teton County and its consultants have released the results of the 2014 comprehensive river use data collection. A summary of data is available online ...

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Reimers to resign at end of year

The Snake River Fund Board of Directors announced today (October 6, 2014) that that Rebecca Reimers, executive director of the nonprofit, will be stepping down from her post at the end of the year.

Reimers has led the Jackson Hole based nonprofit since November of 2012. She served on the board for a year prior to becoming a staff member.

“We are sorry to see her go,” said Reynolds Pomeroy, president of the Snake River Fund board. “We appreciate her accomplishments and ...

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Levee Closure Update: Repairs successful, ramp improved

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ work at the Wilson Boat Ramp is now complete.

“Not only was the work executed in a timely manner, but the site is now in better condition than it was previously,” said Rebecca Reimers, executive director of the Snake River Fund. “The eddy is more defined, the upper ramp is a gentler grade, and the lower ramp vehicle area is now larger.”

Reimers and the Snake River Fund are asking for help in extending the river community’s appreciation ...

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Snake River Fund donates in honor of river rescuers

Eight Star Valley Search and Rescue and two Alpine EMS crew members put their skills and stamina to the test in cold, turbulent river waters recently during three days of rescue training.

The Search and Rescue volunteers participated in a Swiftwater Rescue Technician course offered by the Jackson Hole River Rescue program, a service of Mad River Boat Trips, which provides education and hands-on experience for river professionals, recreational boaters and emergency workers.

The rescue professionals are 10 of the approximately four ...

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Snake River Fund to partner on native fish project

When one door opens, sometimes another must close. Such is the case on Spread Creek, where the Snake River Fund will be joining in a multi-partner stewardship project to enhance habitat for the Snake River fine-spotted cutthroat trout.

The fine-spotted cutthroat and other fish species recently regained approximately 60 miles of historic habitat when a decades-old dam was removed from Spread Creek in 2010. The removal of the dam allows fish to travel unimpeded between the Snake River to spawning and ...

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Sweets for the Snake

Support a world-class river with the World’s Finest Chocolate!

Thanks to Scott Sanchez at JD High Country Outfitters and World’s Finest Chocolate company, chocoholics can stock up on tasty Snake River Fund chocolate-with-almond bars for only $2 each.

The chocolate bars can be found at river outfitters around town, specifically: JD High Country Outfitters, Mad River Boat Trips, Barker-Ewing and Rendezvous River Sports, as well as at the Snake River Fund office.

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Log your river trips this summer!

Help our community gather the most accurate information possible about who uses the Snake River – and when.

All river users (commercial and private) are encouraged to log their activity on the Snake River through Jackson Hole via an easy-to-use system available at the Teton County Parks and Rec website.

The new data-gathering efforts will help Teton County officials as they move forward with creating a river management plan for currently unregulated portions of the river, which have experienced a surge in ...

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