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Ian MacLeod

Ian MacLeod

When board member Ian MacLeod and his wife Paige first visited Jackson Hole, “We knew about Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, but we didn’t know as much about the…

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Gracy Carpenter

Being able to hike, ski, and explore on the BTNF from her backyard in the foothills of the Wyoming Range while growing up was just life for Gracy Carpenter. “My…

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Sharon Smitherman

“The BTNF belongs to the public, but often the average citizen just doesn’t know what they should have with them. You can hike in flip-flops, but that doesn’t make it…

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Cyndi Bardman

“Raising my three daughters with the BTNF as their backyard has given them a great appreciation for what the vast outdoors has to offer and has taught them to be…

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Steve Markason

In 1991 Steve Markason had just graduated from forestry school in Syracuse, New York and couldn’t find paid work, “so I got a volunteer position,” he says. That volunteer position…

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Karen Daubert

Safety tip: “When going out with a group, I’ll initiate a conversation about safety before we leave the trailhead. I’ll share that I’ve got a [emergency locator beacon], who I’ve…

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Ellen Fales

Ellen Fales spent much of her childhood exploring the BTNF. “Not that I knew it as the Bridger-Teton,” she says. “I just knew I was in the forest.” Ellen’s grandparents…

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Susan Marsh

Susan Marsh served as recreation staff officer in the Bridger-Teton National Forest supervisor’s office from 1988 until her retirement in 2010. In her earliest years working on the BTNF, Susan…

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We acknowledge with respect that our facilities are situated on the aboriginal land of the Shoshone Bannock. Eastern Shoshone. Northern Arapaho. Crow. Assiniboine. Sioux. Gros Ventre. Nez Perce.

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