March 14 2021
The Riverwind Foundation is excited to publish the next issue of Green Matters in Jackson Hole! Inside you will find timely and important articles on The Future of Tourism, a Giant Troll coming to Jackson Hole, the Bear-Proof Trash Can Initiative, and the latest from the Road to Zero Waste, the RRR Business Leaders Program, and the Jackson Hole Climate Action Collective. These subjects and more can be found at: http://sustainabledestination.org/green-matters
Our community and region have a significant history of stewardship beginning with the creation of the world's first national park, Yellowstone National Park, in 1872. This achievement was followed by the establishment of the Caribou-Targhee and Bridger-Teton National Forests, the National Elk Refuge, Grand Teton National Park, Wild & Scenic River status for the Snake River and protection of much of the Wyoming Range, including the recent buyout of gas exploration leases.
Over 140 years after this beginning, our profound history of stewardship continues with Teton County being recognized for its commitment to sustainability by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC). The GSTC has included Teton County in 2012 as one of only six destinations worldwide to participate in the GSTC Early Adopters Program. - Continue Reading