What is Teton Conservation District?

JACKSON, WY — Have you ever wondered what Teton Conservation District does? Or what even is a conservation district? Check out this new illustrated video created by On Board Innovations to get to know your local conservation district!

The Teton Conservation District boundary encompasses all of Teton County, Wyoming and Wyoming’s portion of Yellowstone National Park. Photo: Teton Conservation District

Founded in 1946, Teton Conservation District is a local government entity that works with the community in the conservation of natural resources for the health and benefit of people and the environment.

One of 34 conservation districts in the state, Teton Conservation District’s seven-person staff and locally-elected board conserve water, wildlife, habitat, soil, and other natural resources through local projects, partnerships, research, and education. Today, Teton Conservation District has six program areas: Water, Land, Vegetation, Wildlife, GIS, and Sustainability.

 What can the district do for you? To start, check out the Well Test Kit Programthe Wildfire Risk Reduction Program, and Partners in Conservation (PIC) Grants. Want to get involved? Sign up for our quarterly e-newsletter, join us for an event or board meeting, or reach out to us at info@tetonconservation.org or (307) 733-2110. Learn more and read about recent successes in Teton Conservation District’s 2020 Annual Report.

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