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Press release

Since 2013, local volunteers have been working with The Trust for Public Land, a national conservation organization, to create a new community gathering place known as Astoria Hot Springs Park. When construction of the hot springs facilities is complete, The Trust for Public Land will hand off the 98-acre park to a local non-profit entity known as Astoria Park Conservancy. Astoria Park Conservancy’s mission is “to steward Astoria Hot Springs Park in a financially and environmentally responsible manner that promotes broad public access, personal health and safety, and deeper connections between people and nature.”

Press release

The U.S. Forest Service and The Trust for Public Land announced today that more than 900 acres have been added to the Bridger-Teton National Forest.

Press release

The Trust for Public Land invites residents of Teton County and surrounding communities to Day on the Land, a celebration of the return of Astoria Hot Springs Park on September 16th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. The public event will feature tours of the future park, family activities, yoga, music, and more. Food vendors will be on hand – so bring your appetite.

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The Trust for Public Land announced today it has purchased the land for the future Astoria Hot Springs Park.

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The Trust for Public Land is pleased to announce Dick Dolan as its Northern Rockies Director. Dick will oversee all work in Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming, including Story Mill Community Park in Bozeman, MT, Haskill Basin in Whitefish, MT, and Astoria Hot Springs in Jackson, WY.

Press release

Today, Former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI), along with the Jackson Hole Land Trust, and Trust for Public Land announced that Senator Kohl has donated nearly 1,000 acres in the Upper Gros Ventre to The Trust for Public Land—the nation's leading nonprofit working to conserve land. The transfer from private ownership to The Trust for Public Land will support multi-pronged efforts to conserve one of the most pristine, beautiful landscapes in Wyoming.

In the News

The Trust for Public Land, working with a broad coalition of environmental organizations, concerned citizens, and more than 1,000 donors, announced today it has completed a transaction to purchase oil and gas leases on 58,000 acres of sensitive land in Wyoming's Hoback Basin. The acquisition means that affected land inside the Bridger-Teton National Forest near Grand Teton National Park will be forever saved from oil and gas drilling and preserved for hunting, fishing, and recreation.

Hoback basin campaign FAQ

The Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust substantially and positively contributes to Wyoming’s economy in the form of employment and labor earnings, as well as very favorable returns on investments in the form of natural goods and services.

In the News

The Bureau of Land Management has acquired the final piece of the Devil's Canyon Ranch in the Bighorn Mountains to improve public access in the area.

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