Charture's focus is co-thriving; i.e., the sate in which human communities and the natural environments around them simultaneously thrive.
Our co-thriving work focuses on five interrelated efforts: 1) Learn. 2) Teach. 3) Inspire. 4) Act. 5) Fund
"Learn" - Charture's efforts are grounded in data-based original research
"Teach" - Through forums such as its annual 22 in 21 conferences, Charture helps educate the community
"Inspire" - Publications such as Compass and Mosaic offer a sense of what the future can be
"Act" - Charture helps individuals and organizations turn information into action
"Fund" - 1% for the Tetons funds innovative sustainability efforts
The mission of Energy Conservation Works (ECW) is to provide leadership, implementation, and education specific to energy conservation, energy sustainability, and energy efficiency.
ECW works to promote conservation, efficiency and renewable energy in Jackson Hole. We conduct outreach and community engagement, offer financial incentives, and develop and implement projects in Teton County, WY. Each spring we host Eco-Fair and are consistently present at local community events throughout the year.
The mission of the Flat Creek Water Improvement District is to explore and implement ways to prevent damage to private property due to winter flooding of Flat Creek with a commitment to honor water rights, represent the best interests of the district’s property owners and residents, while maintaining and improving water and habitat quality within the stream corridor.
Friends of the Teton River works for clean water, healthy streams, and a vibrant wild fishery in the Teton Watershed.
The mission of Friends of the Teton River is to restore and conserve the Teton River Watershed, ensuring a lasting legacy of clean water, healthy streams, and a thriving wild fishery. We implement programs and projects founded on sound science, community education, and cooperation with landowners, citizens, and agency partners.
Grand Teton National Park Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to fund projects that protect and enhance Grand Teton National Park’s cultural, historic, and natural resources.
The Foundation has devoted more than two decades to partnering with individuals and organizations to fund projects and programs in Grand Teton National Park. These gifts solve challenges, provide meaningful visitor experiences, and assure this world-class landscape continues to be one of the most inspiring outdoor destinations in America.
Protecting the wildlife, wild places, and community character of Jackson Hole.
Now in our 4th decade of partnering for a wild and beautiful Jackson Hole, we work to protect the irreplaceable wildlife and natural resources that make this valley world-renowned. See jhalliance.org for info on events and programs.
The Jackson Hole Land Trust is a private nonprofit that was established in 1980. We work to preserve open space and the scenic, ranching and wildlife values of Jackson Hole and Western Wyoming landscapes by assisting landowners who wish to protect their land in perpetuity.
From our genesis and over the past 37 years, the Land Trust has succeeded because of community leadership, involvement, and action. Although the Jackson Hole Land Trust continues to evolve, as does the valley in which we work, our commitment to our mission and the stewardship of our protected properties remains steadfast.
Raising appreciation and awareness of nature, culture and science through innovative use of media to inspire creative expression, public engagement and personal connection to the natural world.
From the internationally acclaimed Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival & Conservation Summit to an expansion of community film and science events, Jackson Hole WILD connects people to the natural world through media and film. For our full programming, please visit jhfestival.org and jhwild.org.
The Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation works to promote ways for our community to live compatibly with wildlife.
We accomplish our mission primarily through on-the-ground projects that we guide in collaboration with agencies, organizations and land owners. We also gather and disseminate wildlife data that can inform wildlife-friendly policies and educate the public on how to reduce potential conflict with our wild neighbors.
NRCC advances Conservation for the Common Good in three important ways: we generate reliable knowledge and scientific data, foster effective leadership, and enable innovation.
For 30+ years, NRCC has been working on the forefront of ecology and policy in the region. Our research focuses on sensitive species such as grizzly bears, wolverine, amphibians, and Trumpeter Swans. Educational efforts include the Jackson Hole Wildlife Symposium and professional development workshops. Our Resident Expert program supports four outstanding individuals as they pursue innovative conservation projects.
This fund initiates, augments or supports projects and activities that help maintain viable and sustainable wildlife populations in Jackson Hole through research, education, habitat protection and restoration.
This fund supports Nature Mapping as well as awards grants for scientific projects.
Rendezvous 'R' Park, a Jackson Hole Land Trust (JHLT) community conservation program, provides 40-acres of reclaimed public space designed to encourage all ages to engage with nature and inspire through open space interaction. As the only non-profit park in Teton County, we are a reflection of the community values of our supporters, users, residents, and visitors.
R Park is the newest addition to the Jackson Hole Land Trust family. Set on 40-acres of a reclaimed gravel pit, 2 miles from Wilson and 4 miles from Jackson, R Park is accessible via community pathways and START BUS. R Park is open to everyone to explore. Free programming and events are offered throughout the year, and updated information can be found at rpark.org.
Education and training, community outreach and engagement, and planning for the future sustainability of Jackson Hole, including the development and implementation of a Jackson Hole Sustainable Destination Action Plan for unifying and empowering our community's sustainability initiatives for preventing and mitigating visitor and resident impacts on our environmental and natural resources, infrastructure and services, community character and quality of life, and quality of visitor experience.
Jackson Hole & Yellowstone Sustainable Destination Program. Please see www.sustainabledestination.org for information on our program, projects and events, services, Sponsors and Supporters.
SHIFT (Shaping How we Invest For Tomorrow) is dedicated to the advancement of nature as a social determinant of health. We believe that creating an irrefutable case for the health benefits of nature represents the strongest argument we can make for nature itself.
The 2017 SHIFT Festival, which runs from Nov. 1-3, will explore the business case for public lands: protecting them because of their role in sustainable economies.
The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) includes three days of preparatory work in advance of SHIFT that convenes a diverse group of early career leaders from across the core SHIFT audiences to revitalize the American conservation movement.
To promote stewardship of and public access to the Snake River Watershed in Wyoming with an emphasis on partnerships, education, and public outreach.
The Snake River Fund is a voice for the river. We support public land management agencies with funding for public access improvements. We offer educational programs for all ages through our Summit on the Snake outings, 5th grade floats and Snake River Days camp. We are a watershed focused partner working with as many organizations as possible to keep the Snake a vibrant natural and recreational resource.
Reduce, Reuse, recycle and manage municipal solid waste throughout Teton County, Wyoming, in an efficient and environmentally-sound manner.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Services and Outreach; Seven Community Recycling Sites; Municipal Composting Services and Outreach; Confidential Paper Shredding; Electronic Waste Collection; Household Hazardous Waste Collection; Stewards of the Road to Zero Waste in Teton County and the diversion of 60% from landfill by 2030.
Established in 1999, the purpose of the Jackson Hole Weed Management Association (JHWMA) is to establish long and short-term management policies, goals, and objectives necessary for cooperatively managing and funding noxious weed activities across all jurisdictional boundaries. Teton County Weed & Pest District is a member of the JHWMA.
A JHWMA booth can be found at many community events including the Home show, Elkfest, Eco Fair, etc. We provide education and advice on noxious weed ID and management. Learn more at tcweed.org or jhwma.org. Help us by learning how to #PlayCleanGo
To advance raptor conservation through education, research and rehabilitation.
Each year more than 25,000 people experience live birds of prey through TRC's educational programs. Our conservation projects protect birds of prey across the nation, and we offer world-class care to injured, ill and orphaned raptors.
To develop ethical waste reduction solutions that are financially and environmentally sound for our community. TVCR envisions a healthy community that reduces, reuses, recycles, and rethinks its way toward zero waste.
Teton Valley Community Recycling collaborates with local groups to reduce event and business waste. We educate through school programs, community events, workshops, print and social media. And we advocate for responsible waste management in our County through networking, policy engagement, audits, and speaking up for community interests.
“The Cougar Fund protects the cougar – also known as a mountain lion, puma, and panther – and other carnivores throughout the Americas by educating children and adults on their value, and by monitoring state policies and advocating for management based on sound science, to assure a lasting place for these creatures.”
The Cougar Fund is available for presentations, events and children's programming related to the ecological contributions of large carnivores. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Trout Unlimited's mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America's cold-water fisheries and their watersheds.
Today, Trout Unlimited is a national organization with more than 155,000 volunteers organized into 400 chapters nationwide. The Jackson Hole Trout Unlimited chapter was formed in 1983 in Jackson, Wyoming, to conserve, protect, and restore Jackson Hole's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. JHTU is one of 12 Trout Unlimited chapters throughout the state that make up the Wyoming Council of Trout Unlimited.
Our mission is to defend Wyoming's magnificent wild landscapes from the pressures of development, mismanagement, and commodification. We use advocacy, outreach, education and collaboration to ensure these public lands remain pristine and intact for every American citizen to enjoy now and into the future.
Wyoming Wildlife Federation works to conserve Wyoming's wildlife, habitat, and outdoor opportunities.
For 83 years, the Wyoming Wildlife Federation has been the voice for sportsmen and women of Wyoming – advocating for healthy, intact, fully functioning ecosystems and providing outdoor opportunities. WWF works to cultivate a culture of conservation stewards that are actively engaged in protecting our wild heritage through policy, advocacy, and local engagement.
The Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) protects and connects habitat from Yellowstone to Yukon so people and nature can thrive.
Y2Y is a US/Canadian trans-boundary organization that protects core wildlife habitat and the areas that link them. In Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming, Y2Y promotes safe wildlife passage, public lands planning, natural resource policy, and coexistence with wildlife. Y2Y has offices in Wyoming, Idaho, British Columbia, and Alberta.
Our vision is a Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem where local businesses and governments, residents, and visitors are readily able to access and utilize alternative fuels, advanced vehicle technologies and efficient transportation options in order to reduce their use of traditional petroleum-based fuels and improve regional air quality and public health.