Photo: EJ Brooks // USDA Forest Service

JACKSON, Wyo. — Bridger-Teton National Forest announced that beginning this afternoon, May 5, Mosquito Creek Road will be closed due to the Teton to Snake Fuels Reduction Project.

Mosquito Creek Road, located in the Jackson Ranger District will be used for aviation resources, with ignitions scheduled to begin again on Thursday, May 6. According to BTNF, the project in Mosquito Creek should be completed by Sunday, May 9.

The targeted area in Mosquito Creek is located approximately 3.5 miles up Mosquito Creek Rd, bordering the western edge of the 2001 Green Knoll Fire scar, with Black Canyon located to the north.

The Teton to Snake Fuels Reduction Project has been underway since mid-April with four project areas including Trail End Road, Taylor Mountian, Mosquito Creek, and Phillips Ridge.

Updates on the progress of the Mosquito Creek fuel reduction program will be posted via Bridger-Teton Facebook.

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Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.