Luke Lynch http://wyomingpublicradio.net en 37 acres added to Bridger-Teton National Forest http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/37-acres-added-bridger-teton-national-forest <p>The&nbsp;Bridger-Teton National&nbsp;Forest, with the help of the Conservation Fund, has added a 37-acre parcel of land acquired from the Jackson Hole Land Trust, protecting the land indefinitely.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The parcel, known as Poison Creek, lies about 15 miles south of Jackson and is considered an important winter habitat for bighorn sheep, elk and mule deer in the area.</p><p></p><p>Conservation Fund Wyoming director, Luke Lynch, says that there are a plethora of benefits to the state and the land in this deal.</p><p></p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 14:18:15 +0000 Jordan Harper 46603 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net 37 acres added to Bridger-Teton National Forest Lummis seeks to enable federal purchase of Grand Teton land http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/lummis-seeks-enable-federal-purchase-grand-teton-land <p>A bill sponsored by Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis could help the federal government buy a parcel of land in Grand Teton National Park. Wyoming currently owns the land and could sell it for development if the federal government doesn&rsquo;t buy it. But the federal government needs additional revenue to be able to afford the 107-million-dollar price tag.</p> Tue, 22 Nov 2011 01:44:15 +0000 Willow Belden 15371 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Lummis seeks to enable federal purchase of Grand Teton land