On Thursday, September 17, 2020, the Teton Regional Land Trust increased the protection of a large wetland complex at the head of Spring Creek, near Tetonia, and secured important habitat for Sandhill Cranes. Just upstream of the confluence of Spring Creek and North Leigh Creek, the Spring Creek Ranch is a mix of wetlands and […]
(September 11, 2020) Teton Regional Land Trust leads the Greater Yellowstone Sandhill Crane Initiative, which is a project focused on the protection of habitat for Sandhill Cranes. Sandhill Cranes are one of the most iconic species in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and are especially effective drivers for conservation initiatives due to their status as an […]
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 […]
Tell us about growing up in Idaho: I was born in Pocatello, Idaho to parents who initially traveled from New Hampshire to visit family. My dad immediately fell in love with the vast landscape and chose to relocate. I’m forever grateful my parents made time to introduce my brother and me to skiing. I’ve been […]
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“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.’
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.
For the Land Trust, our work has focused for the last 29 years on agreements with landowners who wish to reduce or eliminate subdivision of their land. By focusing on our mission of voluntary land conservation, we have been able to help conserve some of the valley’s treasured assets forever. Working with over 100 landowners, we have conserved over 11,000 acres of land in Teton Valley. Included in this are 20 miles of protected land along the Teton River and its tributaries.
The Greater Yellowstone region is home to the largest intact ecosystem in the lower 48 states of the US. This means that residents and visitors alike have the opportunity to view wildlife regularly and experience all that nature has to offer, including observing iconic species such as the Greater Sandhill Crane, having walked our earth for over 10 million years.
Thanks to the vision of landowner, Al Davis, another stretch of the South Fork is forever protected. The Teton Regional Land Trust (TRLT) recently completed this conservation easement that builds on decades of conservation along the South Fork.
- Teton Regional Land Trust Announces 2022 recipients for Michael B. Whitfield Scholarship Maren Jorgensen of Ashton and Tili Anderson of St. Anthony both receive $1,000May 2, 2022 - 12:06 pm
April 27, 2022 Maren Jorgensen of North Fremont High School and Tili Anderson of South Fremont High School are the recipients of this year’s Michael B. Whitefield Scholarship. The $1,000 award is given annually by the Teton Regional Land Trust to a senior who lives in the Land Trust service area with a passion for […]
- Teton Regional Land Trust Member Donates Home Sale for Conservation FundDecember 2, 2021 - 12:49 pm
(December 2, 2021) Richard Grundler first came out to fish in Teton Valley in 1961 and ever since then has been drawn to Teton Valley for its skiing and fishing. In 1999, he bought his current home in Victor and moved here permanently from Vermont in 2001. He has always been enamored by the beauty […]
- Three Regional Conservation Projects Protect Working Lands, Wildlife Habitat, and Scenic ViewsNovember 1, 2021 - 9:32 am
(November 1, 2021) Teton Regional Land Trust (TRLT) completed three important conservation projects this summer on properties throughout our region in Teton Valley, on Pine Creek Bench in Swan Valley, and adjacent to the Tex Creek Wildlife Management Area. These conservation easements add over 2,500 acres to the Land Trust’s conserved properties. “Congratulations to Renee […]
- Amazing Restoration of Fox Creek RanchSeptember 29, 2021 - 10:52 am
The Huntsman Family generously hosted a special sold-out event for the Land Trust on September 11, 2021 at Fox Creek Ranch. In A Landscape: Classical Music in the Wild featuring classical pianist Hunter Noack, was an incredible experience made even more so by the setting. Fox Creek Ranch is a perfect example of what can be […]
- Youth Education ProgramsMarch 25, 2021 - 1:45 pm
The Teton Regional Land Trust began to explore youth educational opportunities early in its conception and continues to strive to connect our region’s youth to the natural world. We strongly believe that education is an important component of our work and that by educating kids on conservation and stewardship we can sustain connections between people […]
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