Fast-drying vegetation, unseasonably warm temperatures and a crush of tourists have convinced Teton Interagency Fire officials to elevate the fire danger to “high” weeks earlier than normal.
Access on the Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park will be limited over the next couple of days as the park service performs seasonal maintenance work.
Federal wildlife managers are asking wildlife watchers to stay away from Togwotee Pass for the rest of June while they haze a well-known grizzly sow from sunup to sundown anytime she nears the highway.
Despite a stream of public comment from water quality advocates urging the Teton County Board of County Commissioners to hire a water quality expert, a majority of the board is sticking to its guns.
Wyoming fisheries managers are taking steps to ensure that water remains in a handful of Wind River tributaries that provide crucial habitat for the watershed’s struggling native Yellowstone cutthroat trout.
An esteemed wolf biologist and an avid Jackson Hole naturalist are the recipients of two Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative awards that celebrate conservation biology and citizen science.
The end of May was rainy in Teton County, but that isn’t expected to change the federal drought forecast for the area and a potentially busy fire season.
New legislation spearheaded by U.S. Sen. John Barrasso proposes to do away with permit fees for small film crews and social media influencers shooting video on most federal land.
An every-other-year confab that convenes scientists and wildlife enthusiasts to learn about research and conservation efforts aiding animals in northwest Wyoming is going live this Wednesday.
Public comment closes today on Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s proposal to double its allotment of guided backcountry “user days” south of its boundaries, a push that has some people concerned about crowding and impacts on the Tetons’ sensitive bighorn sheep herd.
The spate of infractions law enforcement officers typically encounter during the annual opening of antler hunting season — mostly trespass and people jumping the gun — mostly vaporized this year.
There’s been ample speculation of an unprecedented wave of tourists soon to break over Jackson Hole. So, local economist and Jackson Town Councilor Jonathan Schechter wants to get everyone together to talk about it.
Elk populations in Wyoming’s major herds are nearly 30% over objective, Wyoming Game and Fish Department personnel revealed as their governing commission approved hunting seasons and nearly 2,000 additional licenses Wednesday.
Federal and state agencies have sorted out discombobulation that led to an awfully confusing 2020 onset to the popular antler gathering season in western Wyoming.
CHEYENNE — On the final Friday of the 2021 Legislative Session, members of the Joint Agriculture Committee met to map out goals for the coming months. Talk turned to state forest health, concerns about trespass law and worries about thousands of wild horses inhabiting the western reaches of …
This week, wildland firefighters will begin a series of prescribed burns at four locations southwest of Wilson in the Teton to Snake Fuels Reduction Project area.
Federal scientists who track grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are revising a key criterion that underlies how they count bears, with the effect being a 34% to 43% jump in the population estimate.
Thousands of times a year, motorists inadvertently smash into Wyoming wildlife like mule deer, elk and pronghorn antelope, littering highway right-of-ways with carcasses that sometimes include dozens or hundreds of pounds of fresh, lean, edible meat.
Water managers and hydrologists are eyeing a below-average Snake River Basin snowpack and say that a dry, warm spring in the forecast presents little hope for a surplus of snow in the weeks ahead.
Why Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s short-lived Gaper Day fire started is unknown, but an errant firework may have been the reason.
A Jackson family’s road trip south to the desert was interrupted this week by a sight that left photographer David Stubbs repulsed and angry.
“Pure gold” is how Natrona County Rep. Steve Harshman described state lands in Teton County while explaining a proposal that doomed a potential sale of 640 acres near Kelly to the National Park Service.
After a one-year hiatus, visitors to Grand Teton National Park will be able to step inside of Jackson Lake and Jenny Lake lodges again come this summer.