1% Grantees & Projects

2014 Recipients

1% for the Tetons
Far Afield: Bert, Meg, and Nature’s Muse
“Far Afield” is a 30-minute, high definition film about Bert and Meg Raynes. The film uses their story to trace conservation in Jackson Hole
over the last half-century, culminating with the Citizen-Scientist Nature Mapping Program (for which 1% for the Tetons provided initial
funding). A sneak preview will debut at 1%’s 2014 Video Blitz
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Charture Institute
Global Warming and the Tetons: Implications of Climate Change for a Region Dependent Upon the Cold
Charture and the Teton Science Schools will prepare five annual reports examining the natural and social science implications of global
warming for the Tetons region. We will create affinity groups and work with multiple organizations to help the community understand, prepare
for, and act to reduce local effects of global warming.
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Hole Food Rescue
Food-Waste Free JH Project Development
Food-Waste Free JH will develop an Edible Food Waste Diversion Plan for Teton County; with aim of increasing the reuse of food resources.
Additionally, the project will provide education and training to current and prospective partners of Hole Food Rescue in addressing solutions
to food waste.
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Leadership Jackson Hole
JH2O Project: Water Bottle Filling Stations in Downtown Jackson
The JH2O project seeks to bring water bottle filling stations to 5 prominent downtown Jackson locations along with informational signage
and a website, with a goal of encouraging residents and visitors to reduce disposable water bottle waste and participate in the community’s
vision for sustainability.
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Mountain Bike the Tetons
Mail Cabin Creek Re-route
A Caribou-Targhee National Forest trail in Mail Cabin Canyon is steep and degraded. The Teton Basin Ranger District plans to reroute it
in order to improve trail sustainability and water quality. Mountain Bike the Tetons seeks $3500 to hire four experienced trail crew for design
work and leading work teams.
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VARD
“Ridges 2 Rivers”: A Case Studies Campaign of Teton Valley Land-use Developments
VARD is developing four case studies on smart growth; sustainable land use planning and conservation outcomes; and highlighting the
changing face of agriculture in Teton Valley. VARD will also hold a “Teton Valley Farm Tour” on innovative farming and ranching methods
and highlighting challenges faced by local farmers.
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