Entries by Snake River Fund

Celebrate S. 47, the “John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act”

Today, President Donald Trump signed a massive package of public lands legislation made up of more than 100 individual bills that were introduced by 50 senators and several U.S. House members. Formerly known as the Natural Resources Management Act, the bipartisan bill, S. 47, was renamed the John D. Dingell Jr. Conservation, Management and Recreation […]

Jackson Hole News and Guide: Snake River Fund Director Jared Baecker

Longtime Safari Guide Turns to Advocacy Snake River Fund Director Jared Baecker looks back at the path to his stewardship job. In his earliest days interpreting Jackson Hole’s flora, fauna and natural order for tourists, Jared Baecker wasn’t exactly fighting for exclusive viewings. As the lead guide for Teton Science Schools’ Wildlife Expeditions starting in […]

Honoring Travis Ziehl

Travis worked tirelessly for the conservation of our public lands, rivers,  and the entire Greater Yellowstone ecosystem.  He spent well over a decade protecting Jackson Hole’s open space working on pretty much every committee the Wyoming Weed and Pest Council had available and proudly served as a board member for the Teton Conservation District and Snake […]

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

It’s Invasive Species Awareness Week! The Snake River Fund wants our community to be aware of the threat of aquatic invasive species on our watershed. Aquatic invasive species are organisms that are not native and cause significant harm to an ecosystem when introduced. Harmful impacts can occur to municipal water supplies, recreation, agriculture, aquaculture, and […]

Saddened by the Loss of Travis Ziehl

We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our dedicated members, Travis Ziehl. Snake River Fund, family, friends and our community has lost a true champion. Travis, 37, spent well over a decade protecting Jackson Hole’s open space working with Teton County Weed & Pest District. It was through his efforts to maintain […]

What are Aquatic Invasive Species?

Aquatic invasive species (AIS) are organisms that are not native and cause significant harm to an ecosystem when introduced. Harmful impacts can occur to municipal water supplies, recreation, agriculture, aquaculture, and other commercial activities. Aquatic invasive species including amphibians, crustaceans, fish, plants, and mollusks are currently present in Wyoming, most notably the New Zealand mudsnail […]

Lexey Wauters Receives Womentum Award

Womentum announces Lexey Wauters as the recipient of the 2019 Shelley Simonton Memorial Award. The Shelley Simonton Memorial Award, which was established to honor the Womentum co-founder who succumbed to cancer in 2017 at the age of 49.  “Shelly was a fantastic combination of community commitment and pure, unadulterated fun”, says Womentum Board member Caryn Flanagan. 014 […]