Entries by Snake River Fund

Designated Wild and Scenic River Segments

On March 30, 2009, passage of the Craig Thomas Snake Headwaters Legacy Act added all or segments of 13 rivers and streams in the Snake River Headwaters to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The Snake River Headwaters is unique in that it encompasses a connected watershed, rather than just one river or isolated […]

Making Our Splash in 2019

Snake River Fund had a banner year in 2019 thanks to your continued generosity. We are proud to be heading into 2020 in strong shape. We are grateful to have supporters like you making our work possible. As we close out 2019 and look toward future opportunities, we are reflecting on a few highlights for […]

Give to Snake River Fund Through Patagonia Action Works

Now through December 31st, Patagonia is matching donations made to Snake River Fund through Patagonia Action Works.⁠ This means if you donate through our Patagonia Actions Works page, Patagonia will match those funds. ⁠ Donations must be given through our Patagonia Action Works page in order to be matched. Click here to donate.⁠ Please reach […]

Consider Snake River Fund on #givingtuesday December 3, 2019

*We invite you to reach out to learn more about our large fundraising goals to support stewardship of and public access to the Snake River. We are eager to fund native fish restoration and improved access site projects in the upper Snake River watershed. These are complex multiyear, multi agency projects. Never do the opportunities to cherish, […]

Wyoming’s First Public Lands Day September 28th

Wyoming is the first of only three states to pass their own Public Lands Day bill. National Public Lands Day is the single biggest volunteer effort for our public lands. Organizations around the state are organizing local celebrations of Wyoming Public Lands Day with stewardship projects. Here in Jackson, several organizations including Snake River Fund, […]

Snake River Fund Awarded Wild and Scenic Rivers Stewardship Partnership Funding

Wild and Scenic Rivers flow throughout the country. This designation helps protect some of the nation’s free-flowing rivers providing opportunities for recreation, protecting drinking water, and helping fuel local economies. However, the Wild and Scenic Rivers designation doesn’t translate into full protection; many of these rivers suffer from the same threats as other rivers including: erosion […]

Is Your Lawn Trout Friendly?

Have you seen these fishy signs floating around town? You may have seen one in your neighbor’s yard or at a local business or a public park. The original Abby Paffrath and Ben Roth “Certified Trout Friendly” signs indicate lawns that have committed to “trout friendly” landscaping practices. Why trout friendly? Protecting the health of the Upper […]

Bridger-Teton National Forest Seeking Public Input on Rivers

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is known for having numerous rivers and creeks that provide clean, cold water for a wide array of recreational, ecological, agriculture, and community benefits. With water such an important resource, the Bridger-Teton is beginning the process to study rivers located on the Forest to determine which are free-flowing and possess at […]