The Bridger-Teton National Forest works with many different groups, individuals and entities to complete all the work that is necessary to pursue our mission. If it weren't for the support and dedication of these people the Forest would be a different place. The Bridger-Teton National Forest greatly appreciates all of the people and organizations that step forward to take responsibility for their public lands and help us to get excellent work done on the ground in so many ways.
Browse the links to the left to learn more about volunteering, critical partnerships, and many more ways people help to make the Forest the great place it is.
For a list of seasonal and permanent fire jobs and outreach notices as well as information on how to apply visit the Teton Interagency Fire website.
Youth Concervation Corp (YCC) Summer Employment 2015
If you are interested in participating in the YCC program with the Bridger-Teton National Forest Summer 2015, please make sure you fill out all sections of the application. The YCC will be selected at random. Once the selection has been made, you will be contacted by the volunteer coordinator which will go over work responsibilities and paperwork required to ensure understanding of the level of commitment required. Applications are due by May 4th, 2015, if mailed they must be postmarked before May 4th.
Mail the completed application to:
P.O. BOX 1888
Jackson, WY 83001
Or by email to email@example.com (Preferred Method)
Description of Duties for the different Districts
Greys River Ranger District:
Kiosk and sign rehabilitation (Facilities rehabilitation)
Assisting Forest staff in their departments
Jackson Ranger District:
This position will focus primarily in supporting the Jackson Wildlife Crew this summer.
Typically the crew works 10 hour days in the field taking wildlife surveys (accommodations can be made for less hours a day depending on personnel involved)
Amphibian Monitoring: Personnel will spend extensive time in trucks, hiking to remote sites, and walking through shallow ponds to survey for amphibians. Wearing waders and carrying a net, surveying wetlands for four primary amphibian species’ presence and taking samples from amphibians to collect DNA and to test for disease.
Raptor Monitoring-When amphibian work is finished for the season, crews will monitor raptor nests, including searching for goshawks and owls.
Additional Duties as time allows- In July, crews will work in partnership with Wyoming Game and Fish for nutrition and forage calculations in the Gros Ventre area, including pellet group counts.
Safety- A lot of the work is in remote locations in grizzly bear country. Bear awareness and proper crew behavior in bear country are of utmost importance. Other wildlife species are in the area as well and proper precautions must be taken regarding safety around all species.
Any questions feel free to contact Angelica Cacho the Bridger-Teton YCC Forest lead at (307) 739-5565 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org .