Entries by kate@tetonlandtrust.org

2020 Tin Cup Challenge Op-Ed

One of my favorite things about living in Teton Valley is the Community Foundation of Teton Valley’s annual Tin Cup Challenge. The generosity of our community, the endless hours of volunteering, and the opportunity to learn about the incredible accomplishments of our valley’s nonprofits are energizing and inspiring. In fact, just the act of giving […]

North American Wetland Conservation Act (NAWCA) Support Makes a Big Impact in the Upper Snake River Watershed

The North American Wetland Conservation Act (NAWCA), like the Land Trust, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.  NAWCA funding has resulted in over 2,950 projects and protected over 30 million acres of wetland habitat all over North America and Mexico. NAWCA was passed in part, to support activities under the North American Waterfowl Management […]

A Family’s Conservation Legacy on Fox Creek

My late husband, Blaine, was an Idaho boy. He and his brother grew up in and around Pocatello in the 1940s and 50s where their father was a school teacher. As boys, they fished any creek they could reach by bicycle. Though the family later moved away, Blaine always looked for reasons to return to his favorite landscape.

Family Conservation on Fox Creek

“Our family has come to love this land. Enamored with its Teton views and spring creeks, we acquired the property in the late 1990s,” Nancy Huntsman shared with us. “In the spring before he passed away in 2012, my husband, Blaine, wrote to his family, ‘the land and its critters have increasingly enticed us with enduring experiences we couldn’t have foreseen when we began our journey.’

Teton Regional Land Trust Seeks Reaccreditation

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. The Teton Regional Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for re-accreditation. The Teton Regional Land Trust is pleased to announce it is applying for re-accreditation. The public comment period is now open.