The Bridger-Teton National Forest is outreaching for a NTE 120 Zone Ops AFMO, GS-0462-8/9 position, with a duty station located on the Kemmerer Ranger District, Kemmerer, WY or on the Greys River District, Afton, WY. Full Per Diem will be available. The position would tentatively begin June 9, 2019.

Weather dependent, firing operations will take place near the Trails End Subdivision, west of the Fall Creek Road, on the Jackson Ranger District within the next week -4/29.  The vicinity of the unit  has been identified as one of the many recommended treatment areas within Teton to Snake Fuels Reduction Project (T2S).  Teton to Snake Fuels Reduction efforts are designed to decrease the risk from unwanted wildfires that could impact the; Phillips Ridge, Fish Creek, Teton Village, Wilson and Fall Creek Corridor communities. Treatments before a wildfire starts provides firefighters with a safer opportunity to stop damage from the fire before it impacts private lands.  More Info

To learn more about local solutions in fire safety and involving individuals within your neighborhood to be prepared from the risk of wildfire consider becoming a Teton Area Neighborhood Wildfire Ambassador!  Call 307-739-5424 for more information

 

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Wyoming Partners Adopt a Statewide Prescribed Fire Council

In December of 2018, representatives from county, state, federal and nonprofit natural resource management groups met to establish the Wyoming Prescribed Fire Council (WY-PFC) as a statewide, nonprofit prescribed fire organization. The mission of the council is to protect and support the use of prescribed fire as a land management tool in Wyoming. Read More

If you are interested in supporting this council as a member or just want more information please contact WYprescribedfire@gmail.com or visit our website https://wyoextension.org/wyprescribedfire/

The Wildland Firefighter Foundation - Teton Chapter invites you to the 6th Annual Headwaters Golf Tournament to be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the beautiful Cedar Creek Golf Course in Star Valley, Wyoming.  We expect the tournament to fill up early this year so don't delay submitting your team entry form!

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Wildland and Prescribed Fire Map