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Being Wild Jackson Hole shares opportunities for our visitors to connect with our wildlife and our landscapes through volunteer opportunities. Find your fun!

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Wildlife Friendly Fence Project

Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation

Help reduce barriers to wildlife movement and migration by removing obsolete fences or making wildlife-friendly modifications to existing fence with volunteers and staff from the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation. Full or Half Day Projects Available + No prior experience needed.

2024 Wildlife Friendly Fence Project Dates:
June 8, June 15, June 22, July 13, July 27, August 8, August 10, August 24, September 21, and October 5.

Help Trout Unlimited with Native Trout Conservation

Jackson Hole Trout Unlimited

Volunteers will help clip and plant willows and collect woody debris to restore native trout habitat. This is a fantastic fall project to get involved with and no experience is needed.

2024 Dates Coming Soon

Bird Banding

Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation

Observe professional bird-banders capture, band, and release songbirds to better understand long-term population trends in the Rocky Mountains. This opportunity limited to first party. Registration required.

2024 Bird Banding Dates:
June 21, July 17, August 7

Native Seed Collection

Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park has one of the largest and most ambitious sagebrush restoration projects within the National Park Service. Help us continue our work by assisting park staff with the collection of native seeds. Seed-collecting supplies provided. Registration is appreciated, but not required. We meet at the Moose Post Office at 9 am. All ages are welcome! Those under 18 will need a parent/guardian to sign a volunteer waiver.

2024 Dates:
July 27, August 14, August 28, September 11, September 25, October 2, October 9 [weather permitting]

National Trails Day

Grand Teton National Park

Come join Friends of Pathways and the Bridger-Teton National Forest to work on a bridge and a turnpike in the Trail Creek area at the base of Old Pass Road. The project work will be from 9-Noon, and we will have bagels and coffee before and snacks afterward. Wear close-toed shoes, and bring gloves and water.  We’ll see you there!

2024 National Trails Day: June 3

Invasive Weed Removal Project

Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation

Invasive weeds can crowd out native plants and deprive wildlife of traditional food sources. Play a role in helping control the spread of invasives and spend a fun morning outside in the mountains by volunteering for this project. No experience is needed and all ages are welcome. This is a half-day project.

2024 Dates:
June 15, August 8

What Can You Do?

Pitch in to protect with one of our local wildlife organizations.

Download our nature mapping app and participate in our wildlife data collection efforts.

Help keep Jackson Hole’s wildlife WILD by giving them space and respecting wildlife’s home.

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Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation

Being Wild Jackson Hole is an effort lead by the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation to help ensure survival of the wild spirit of this special place by embracing and promoting environmental stewardship, along with the values and actions that support it. We encourage visitors to learn about and participate fully in our conservation efforts.