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June 11, 2020

20th Anniversary Photo Contest

20th Anniversary Photo Contest Do you have a great photo that captures the character and beauty of this watershed?  We’d love to see it!  We are […]
May 29, 2020

Lessons in Soil Health

FTR has partnered with  farming and ranching families to begin testing a combination of conservation farming techniques in Teton Valley to improve soil health and water […]
December 9, 2019

Partners Lead Restoration Efforts

Partners Lead Restoration Efforts Irrigators on Trail Creek were left “high and dry” when a check-dam at the Tonks Canal diversion blew-out last spring (2018), leaving […]
December 4, 2019

Teton Basin Launches Aquifer Recharge Pilot

Teton Basin Launches Aquifer Recharge Pilot Originally published by Intermountain Farm & Ranch Written By John O’Connell Photos By Camrin Dengel Farmers who divert from the […]
December 1, 2019

Picturing Recharge in Teton Valley

Picturing Recharge in Teton Valley What is Recharge? Aquifer recharge or “recharge” occurs when surface water is absorbed into the ground and becomes groundwater. In Teton […]
October 23, 2019

New Approaches to Providing Streamflow for Fisheries in the American West: Embracing Prior Appropriation and the Marketplace

In September, American Fisheries Society published a Symposium including a chapter highlighting the collaborative and innovative approach to water management in the Upper Snake River by Friends of the Teton River, Henry’s Fork Foundation, and Trout Unlimited.
October 22, 2019

Sharing the Load: Working together to reduce Teton Creek flood risk

FTR continues to work with the community to stabilize and reconstruct a critically damaged stream channel and flood plain on Teton Creek. Although millions of dollars have been expended, and risk of loss has decreased, a great deal of additional work remains to be done. Success will only come as a result of numerous stakeholders working together to solve this challenging issue.
September 10, 2019

Leading the Field in Fisheries Conservation

Leading the Field in Fisheries Conservation In 2001, with deep concerns for dwindling trout populations and perceived declines in water quality, a group of ranchers, fishermen, […]