JACKSON HOLE, WYO \u2013 The Jackson Hole Airport will take the lead at tomorrow\u2019s June Sustainability Series hosted by Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities (YTCC) and Energy Conservation Works (ECW). Airport Director Jim Elwood will present on why sustainable practices matter for the airport and, ultimately, for Teton County.\r\n\r\nJH Airport Board and administration have been community leaders in taking an active and engaged focus on enhancing the quality of their sustainable programs and capital projects in recent years.\r\n\r\n\u201cWe are thrilled to be presenting at the Sustainability Series and having the opportunity to feature some exciting capital improvements and new programs we are rolling out this year,\u201d Elwood said. \u201cContinuing to partner with local environmental organizations, engaging the public, and investing in capital improvements are essential to our board\u2019s goals and objectives to be a good neighbor and steward of this land.\u201d\r\n\r\nFrom switching to 100% green power through ECW, to purchasing alternative fuel vehicles for Airport Operations partially through the support of a rebate from YTCC; the Airport Board continues to focus on investing in quality, sustainable capital improvements as well as being a leader on how smaller airports throughout the country can make a significant difference on local ecosystems.\r\n\r\nYTCC executive director Alicia Cox commented, \u201cJackson Hole Airport is a leader in the community and region for their sustainability programs. We are pleased to showcase their initiatives and hope other organizations and businesses will replicate their use of nonprofit sustainability resources.\u201d\r\n\r\nThe Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities\u2019 Sustainability Series began in 2012 with the realization that there were numerous overlapping outreach events between like-minded organizations. This is when Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities began to partner with Energy Conservation Works and Integrated Solid Waste and Recycling to put on a monthly series, highlighting sustainability and local efforts.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe June event takes place Thursday, June 27, from noon - 1:00pm at Teton County Library\u2019s Ordway Auditorium.