Sign up to Float the Snake

Nature Mapping Jackson Hole Snake River Float Trips are entering their 10th season! Our first float of the year is Sunday, May 5th. Floats run every Sunday until early October and help us keep tabs on the ecological health of the Snake River riparian zone. 

Help us "Resight" Mountain Bluebirds

Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation monitors mountain bluebird nest boxes along the perimeter of the National Elk Refuge with its Bluebird Nest Box Project. This project provides the opportunity for the community to gather information that may contribute to management decisions regarding herbivores and fire in the area. Volunteer contributions are appreciated! 

Keeping Tabs on Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions

Our annual wildlife-vehicle collision (WVC) summary report collects information from the Wyoming Department of Transportation, Wyoming Game & Fish Department, and citizen observations in order to provide the most comprehensive overview of wildlife-vehicle collisions in Teton County.

Read About Us!

Share in our stories from the field as we work to maintain wildlife friendly landscapes in Wyoming.

Our Programs

Wildlife Friendlier Fencing

Each year, we organize hundreds of volunteers to remove or modify fences to make them friendlier to wildlife movement. We rely on the voluntary engagement of private landowners and public agencies as we work to reduce migratory barriers and improve landscape permeability for our wild neighbors.

Nature Mapping Jackson Hole

Nature Mapping Jackson Hole, founded by Meg and Bert Raynes and friends, provides an opportunity for citizen scientists to contribute to our local wildlife knowledge base. The collective observations create a long-term dataset of wildlife distribution throughout Jackson Hole, and further connects us to the wild spirit of our valley.

Give Wildlife a Brake

In 1994, JHWF launched a multi-faceted wildlife-vehicle collision reduction campaign with immediate mitigation measures on Jackson Hole’s highways to make roads safer for people and wildlife. We also now compile and distribute data that informs future transportation planning with partners such as the Wyoming Department of Transportation.

Volunteer on a Fence Project

JHWF volunteers have been removing old fences to improve wildlife habitat for over 20 years. Dates have been set for our 2019 public fence projects. New volunteers are welcome!

Time for FOY (First of Year) Sightings

Spring is here! Lead Nature Mapping Ambassador Frances Clark takes a look at what to look for as the snow melts, rivers swell, and trails open for human-use. 

Our Mission


The Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation works to promote ways for our community to live compatibly with wildlife.


JHWF In the News

From community radio to statewide public media, our work is regularly covered by local and regional media outlets. Check out what we’ve been up to! 

Watch us in Action

Nature Mapping, Give Wildlife a Break and Wildlife Friendlier Fencing are all programs designed to foster wildlife friendly landscapes in Wyoming. Follow along with videos from the field!

JHWF by the Numbers

Songbirds Banded in 2018 at MAPS Bird Banding Stations

Miles of Wildlife-Obstructive Fence Removed or Improved in the Greater Yellowstone area

Citizen Scientist "Nature Mappers" Trained in Jackson Hole

Digital Message Signs Purchased to Alert Drivers in Wildlife-Vehicle Collision Hotspots

Volunteer "Fence Team" Field Hours in 2018

Photo Credits:

Henry Holdsworth
Mark Gocke
Steve Morriss
Sava Malachowski
Leine Stikkel
Tim Griffith
Jon Mobeck

Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation

Office Location:
25 S. Willow St., Suite 10
Jackson, WY 83001

Mailing Address:
PO Box 8042
Jackson, WY 83002

(307) 739-0968
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