Fire Hire outreach begins September 30, 2016. Timeline is early and there is a quick deadline. Application announcements will activate Nov. 1 in USAjobs with a Nov. 15 deadline. Intermountain Region 2016/2017 Fire Hire Pre Outreach Announcement
Due to cooler temperatures and shorter days, Teton Interagency Fire Officials are lifting fire restrictions in on the Bridger-Teton National Forest and in Grand Teton National Park. Teton, Lincoln, and Sublette County remains in fire restrictions.
Highway 89/191/287 is open between Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. With the increased precipitation and cooler temperatures, Berry Fire activity has diminished.
In John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway, all lands and waters are closed, including Headwaters Lodge at Flagg Ranch and the Grassy Lake Road and campsites.
Exception: All lands east and south of the high water mark on the Snake River from the Grand Teton NP/ John D Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway boundary upstream to the Highway 89/191/287 bridge over the Snake River. From the Snake River bridge all area south of a line to the Sheffield Creek access road, and south of a line 100’ north of said road east to the Forest boundary is also open.
In Grand Teton National Park, all lands and waters are closed:
Exception: The connector trail between Conant Pass and Jackass Pass is open.
Map of reduced closure area:
Everyone has a role to play in creating fire adapted communities. This includes homeowners, land managers, firefighters, business owners and community leaders. Collaboration and relationships are key to improving fire safety. Do you know your role? Learn more about your responsibility in becoming a fire adapted community member.