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.
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
Let’s build the neighborhood we need, together
Sep 29, 2020
County Commission voted “no” on the Gill proposal and “yes” to a neighborhood plan so that we can build the neighborhood we need. First, we want to thank the Gills for opening this conversation and for their desire to help solve our community’s issues with their land. We also thank our County Commission for voting […]Read More
Let’s put the community back in our Comp Plan
Sep 14, 2020
Let’s put the community back in our Comp Plan Our community created our Comprehensive Plan – the foundational guiding document for local decision-making – to help us become the community we want to be. The Comp Plan basically acts as the blueprint for our growth and development, with goals centered around ecosystem stewardship, growth management, […]Read More