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This week in environmental news ...

Melania Trump in Grand Teton National Park. Gov. Gordon assembling an invasive species taskforce. The Bridger-Teton National Forest gets sued for allegedly violating the Wyoming Wilderness Act. Read all about it and more in this week's Jackson Hole environmental news. 

Feeding phase-out agreed to at Alkali Creek on Bridger-Teton

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will eliminate the legally embattled Alkali Creek elk feedground in coming years as the threat of chronic wasting disease looms. Read more

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First lady tours Jackson Hole

Grade schoolers filled the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center on Friday, preparing to meet the nation’s first lady. Read more

Hunting advocate sues to stop ATV and mountain bike use in wilderness

A new lawsuit claims the U.S. Forest Service is breaking a multitude of federal laws by allowing current levels of motorized and mechanized recreation in its Shoal Creek and Palisades wilderness study areas. Read more

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Hunting advocate aims to halt ‘study area’ ATV and MTB use

A new lawsuit claims the U.S. Forest Service is breaking a multitude of federal laws by allowing current levels of motorized and mechanized recreation in its Shoal Creek and Palisades wilderness study areas. Read more

Teton goats get got for the good of sheep

Teton Valley, Idaho, resident and archery hunter Mark Eagan put in nearly 60 miles traipsing through the Tetons this summer scouting for a … Read more

Jackson Hole elk feeding ‘step-down’ plan is finally out

A detailed plan to scale back elk feeding on the National Elk Refuge is out for public review after more than two decades in the making. Read more

Wanted: Backcountry elk lymph nodes

The Pinedale and Afton elk herds are western Wyoming’s two first “priority herds” that will be exhaustively tested for chronic wasting dise… Read more

EcoWatch, Oct. 9

Refuge ‘step-down’ plan out for comment

A detailed plan to scale back elk feeding on the National Elk Refuge is out for public review after more than two decades in the making. Read more

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