Welcome to the
Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance
Protecting the wildlife, wild places, and community character of Jackson Hole by empowering the whole community to live in balance with nature.
Since 1979, the Alliance has effectively worked to keep Jackson Hole wild and beautiful.
Now, we are building on our tradition of protecting what makes this valley special by uniting our community around a shared vision.Learn More
Calendar of Events
We are pleased to announce the following events.
Stay up to date on the latest news.
Public health to consider new water protections
Jan 21, 2021
With your help, our Health Department could advance a new rule to protect our drinking water! Protect Our Water JH and the Wyoming Outdoor Council proposed a new rule that will act as an early warning system to keep our drinking water safe. The rule requires that water systems report safety data to the Health […]Read More
Water workshop shows more to do
Jan 15, 2021
A recent workshop demonstrated the scope of work that remains to be done to protect our drinking water. Despite previous and ongoing efforts (by many government and nonprofit partners) our water quality is not what it should be; Hoback Junction’s water is unfit to drink without expensive filtration, and the cost of finding an alternative […]Read More
Transparency ensures trust in Northern South Park’s future
Jan 14, 2021
UPDATE: We just learned that the Board of County Commissioners may reconsider their decision to hold open steering committee meetings this Tuesday, January 19. Please email email@example.com and ask them to keep the steering committee meetings open! Transparency is key to any public process – and Northern South Park isn’t a routine, run-of-the-mill planning process. […]Read More
Hoback RV Park residents need you
Dec 4, 2020
We were dismayed to hear that the owners of the Hoback RV Park – after violating multiple environmental regulations around sewage disposal – decided to suddenly evict 25 longtime residents, many of whom are low income, elderly, and vulnerable to COVID-19. Inanna Reistad, an RV Park resident, started a petition (that now has over 1,200 […]Read More
Five changes needed to fix our transportation plan
Dec 1, 2020
New transportation plan progressive in policy, but not practice The 2015 Integrated Transportation Plan was designed to implement the transportation vision of our Comprehensive Plan. And just like with the Comp Plan, our community has been updating the ITP for the last year, reinvigorating discussion on the realities of induced demand (build more roads, and […]Read More
Wildlife Crossings: A year after passing the SPET measure
Nov 9, 2020
Remember this time last year feeling the euphoria of passing the Safe Wildlife Crossings measure in the November 2019 Specific Purpose Excise Tax (SPET) ballot? After years of work, our community passed the measure with 79% of the vote (the second highest vote “For” on a single measure!). Thanks to our partners at the Greater […]Read More
State trust lands could be developed
Oct 30, 2020
With the passage of HB 162 earlier this year, state lawmakers directed the Office of State Lands and Investments to “maximize” the value of state trust lands in Teton County – and in Teton County only. State trust lands were gifted to states by the federal government upon statehood to help fund schools and other […]Read More
1 Cent for Conservation and the Community: Support the General Penny!
Oct 29, 2020
2020 has been a year for the books: a global pandemic, economic fallout, local budget cuts – and yet this summer we had record-breaking visitation to our public lands. We’re fortunate to benefit from the open space, wildlife, and recreational opportunities that result from living within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The environment takes care of […]Read More
Grand Targhee seeks to expand – what does that mean for “the quiet side of the Tetons”?
Oct 1, 2020
by Chelsea Carson, Alliance conservation program manager As a resident of the Idaho side of Teton County, I cherish the amenities that come with living on the “quieter side of the Tetons,” like the slower pace, more affordable housing, and rural community character. Grand Targhee Resort has always been an integral part of that feeling, […]Read More