The Alliance in the Media

Founded in 1979, the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance works to protect the wildlife, wild spaces, and community character of Jackson Hole.

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Below you will find recent media coverage of the Alliance by topic:

The Alliance

Community Minded — JH Style Magazine

Feature piece on our Executive Director, Skye Schell, and his focus on engaging the community with conservation issues through organizing and the Conservation Leadership Institute.

FEATURE: Conservation Nation — Planet Jackson Hole

Feature piece on AGENDA 22 and how it asks locals to be part of the solution.

Seeing Jackson Hole as a model to inspire — News & Guide

Todd Wilkinson column on the Alliance and AGENDA 22, featuring an in-depth interview with Alliance Executive Director, Craig M. Benjamin.

Community Planning

Alliance pushes back against downtown zoning — News & Guide

The Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance opposes proposed zoning for downtown Jackson, saying the regulations would worsen the valley’s workforce housing problems.

Link between lodging and housing debated — News & Guide

Zoning for “a bunch of new Marriott’s” and creating legions of new low-wage jobs only makes things worse, Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance Executive Director Craig Benjamin said this week.

THE BUZZ: Silently opposed — Planet Jackson Hole

“There is nothing more American than constructively engaging in our civic process and speaking up for a better future,” [Alliance Executive Director] Benjamin said.

GUEST OPINION: Lessons from football — Planet Jackson Hole

Local government must make decisions based on entire ‘team’.

Comp plan data error over build out raises ire — News & Guide

The Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance has asked for a clear explanation of the error that planners discovered and a transparent process for incorporating the change into policy.


B-T hit by both sides on Alkali Feedground — News & Guide

The Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance and Greater Yellowstone Coalition jointly “objected” to the Bridger-Teton’s approval of the Gros Ventre-area feedground in an 11-page memo dated March 16.

Alkali feeding will phase out — News & Guide

The advice will be added to a decision document for the feedground to satisfy the complaints of two environmental advocacy groups: the Greater Yellowstone Coalition and the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance.

Wildlife Crossings

Wildlife-proofing roads starts with master plan, expert says — News & Guide

A renowned road ecologist visiting the valley Wednesday said the best thing Jackson Hole can do to make its roads more wildlife-friendly is to bolster monitoring and develop a plan.

Campaign Pushes for Wildlife Crossings in Teton County — Wyoming Public Radio

The Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance is starting a new campaign to get wildlife crossing structures built in Teton County.

GUEST OPINION: Let the animals roam — Planet Jackson Hole

Support wildlife crossings to decrease wildlife-vehicle collisions, protect migration paths in the valley.

Civic Engagement

Jackson poll project launched — Local News 8

It's a project to help develop the community by giving people the tools they need to get involved and make their voices heard.

Volunteers go door knocking — News & Guide

Over 100 volunteers will take to the streets of Jackson beginning Sunday to assist in a community-wide survey being headed by the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance.

Unpaid work builds nonprofits' success — News & Guide

At the Jackson Hole Conservation Alliance volunteers are used not just as helping hands, but as citizens who can advocate for and influence community planning and wild lands policies.


Traffic engineer talks circles around the 'Y' — News & Guide

County commissioners heard from a traffic expert Tuesday who said that a roundabout at the intersection of Highways 22 and 89 might be the best solution to a challenging intersection.



GUEST OPINION: Fueling the Future — Planet Jackson Hole

It’s time to embrace a new energy trajectory in the Cowboy State.

GUEST OPINION: Curbing Dirty Energy — Planet Jackson Hole

State officials must blaze a new path to protect Wyoming’s other resources

Governor's office seeks input on energy strategy — News & Guide

Alliance Executive Director Craig Benjamin welcomed the opportunity to talk about the energy issue, “which is foundational to our economy, our society, how we live, especially in Wyoming.”

Media Contact

If you are a media representative and cannot find the information you need on this website, please contact Marisa Wilson, Communications and Field Coordinator, at or 307.733.9417.

Phone: (307) 733-9417
685 S. Cache St. PO Box 2728
Jackson, Wyoming 83001