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TETON STEWARDS

N EWSLETTER of the G RAND T ETON N ATIONAL P ARK F OUNDATION

Famous Landmarks

Two Moulton barns sit at the edge

of a quiet dirt road on the Antelope

Flats sagebrush plain. Nearly one

hundred years old, these famous

landmarks show inevitable signs

of aging, but they are far from

decaying relics of the past. Part of

Grand Teton National Park’s cultural land-

scape and one of its most photographed sites,

John and Thomas Alma Moulton’s barns symbolize

the frontier spirit, offering solid proof

that a tiny, self-sufficient community known

as Mormon Row thrived for two generations

despite Jackson Hole’s harsh climate and

isolation at the turn of the 20th century.

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Mormon Row was settled in 1896 when

pioneering families loaded their wagons in

Rockland, Idaho, and set out for Jackson

Hole’s available land and sweet grass. After

dragging logs to slow their wagons’ descent

over Teton Pass and crossing the Snake River’s

swift water with the help of Menor’s Ferry,

the Row’s first residents arrived in July.

It was too late to plant fields and there was

no water for their livestock, so they plowed

a long irrigation ditch and hunkered down

to wait out the cold winter with other established

homesteaders. In the spring of 1897,

settlers dug wells and sowed what would

Photo courtesy of Diana Stratton

become a Mormon Row staple—an early

maturing oat they’d brought with them.

The U.S. Postal Service named the new community

Grovont, but everyone else called it

Mormon Row because most of the families

that settled there brought their religion

with them. From the first planting, the Row

flourished. Settlers traded eggs and grains for

other groceries at a local market and fought

off frigid winters with hot, blanket-wrapped

rocks and a steady diet of elk. Connected by

their faith and the cooperative community

spirit necessary for survival, Mormon Row

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Outside my office, one of the first

snows of the season blankets the

mountains and valley. This brilliant

scene reminds all who are fortunate

enough to live in Jackson Hole full

time that we are in for at least five

months of winter!

While winter may indicate a different pace

in the valley, there is no slow season for the

Grand Teton National Park Foundation. We

are busier than ever and anticipating another

productive year of raising private funds for

one of the most magnificent national parks

in the system, Grand Teton National Park.

This past summer was an exciting time for

us. One of the highlights was the award

of a $500,000 challenge grant from the

prestigious Kresge Foundation towards the

Grand Teton Discovery and Visitor Center

campaign. The Kresge Foundation is a

$3 billion national foundation that builds

stronger nonprofit organizations by “catalyzing

growth, helping them connect with their

stakeholders, and challenging them with

grants that leverage greater support.”

The terms of the Kresge challenge grant

require the Grand Teton National Park

Message from Executive Director

L ESLIE M ATTSON-EMERSON Construction Update

Foundation to raise the remaining $1.3

million of our $12.1 million campaign for

the visitor center by September 30, 2007.

It is an all-or-nothing challenge. We are

thrilled to receive this endorsement from

a highly respected national foundation for

a center that will highlight Grand Teton

National Park’s rich history and unique

natural resources. The Foundation counts

on those who love this park to help us meet

this challenge and support this outstanding

educational resource.

As we look to 2007 and the Foundation’s

10th anniversary, we anticipate another

extraordinary year, a year in which private

philanthropy will provide funds for extra

special projects in our park. I extend a

special thank you to the founding board

members: Jerry and Helen Halpin,

Clay and Shay James, Ed and Lee Riddell,

Bob and Nancy Jaycox, Brad and Kate Mead,

and Rob and Celia Wallace. This group of

folks, along with numerous park officials

and our newer board members, helped

the Foundation grow and provide more

resources for the park. Due to these visionary

and determined people, there will be a new

visitor center in Grand Teton National Park.

Thank you for your commitment to the

Grand Teton National Park Foundation.

Your support enables us to make a difference

in this special place.

Leslie Mattson-Emerson

Executive Director

New Visitor Center from courtyard

looking towards the Tetons

Visitor Center’s windows will take in the Tetons

Above image shows the Visitor Center

exhibit area under construction.

Below rendered image, shows how

the exhibit will look, when completed.


Youth Conservation

Program 2006

Imagine moving a 300-pound

rock without the use of power

tools or uncovering a bridge

buried under several feet of debris.

There was a new superteam working

on park trails this summer.

The Youth Conservation Program (YCP)

teens enjoyed working, earning, and learning

in Grand Teton National Park as part of a

ten-week program.

The YCP participants built new trails, cleared

debris, installed bear-proof containers,

repaired historic Menor’s Ferry, pulled exotic

weeds, and cleared vegetation, all while

hiking miles of the park each day. These 16

to 18 year olds were also immersed in park

education including history, fire training,

safety and rescue, and stewardship.

Through generous gifts, the Foundation

funded the first YCP program over the

summer, but there were also gifts of

goods. Timberland donated work boots,

Mountain Khakis provided sturdy pants,

Dickies sent tee shirts, and Lee’s Tees imprinted

shirts and hats for the fourteen young men and

women on the YCP team.

Finding gainful employment can be hard

for teenagers. The rewards of working for

a national park can be immense, particularly

if the participants are inspired to pursue a

career based on their summer experience.

The team was all smiles at their end of

summer barbeque. Each one said they

would do it again.

With gifts from members, the Foundation

hopes to fund this program for summer 2007.

If you are interested in supporting the YCP,

contact Shawn Meisl at shawn@gtnpf.org.

Above: The first group of Youth Conservation

Program teens. Left: The YCP moving rocks on

a trail around Jenny Lake

G RAND T ETON

Trivia

The black stripe, or dike,

on the face of Mount Moran

is 150 feet wide and extends

7 miles westward. The black

dike was once molten magma

that squeezed into a crack

when the rocks were deep

underground and has since

been lifted skyward by

movement on the Teton fault.

Photo courtesy of Timothy C. Mayo


Jackson Hole Wolves

Regaining Ground

The gray wolf is rapidly

recolonizing previously

embraced territory in and

around Jackson Hole.

Arriving as dispersers from the 1995-

1996 Yellowstone National Park

reintroduction program, wolves began

plying the terrain of Grand Teton National

Park in 1997, homing in on a denning area

and producing the valley’s first wolf litter

in more than 70 years in 1999. Aptly named

the Teton Pack, this group of wolves, their

offspring, and probably a few new members

from packs unknown, dominated this new

home for seven years, tending new litters

each year except one.

But during the winter of 2005-2006, after the

Teton Pack alpha male died, other wolves

sensed the stressed social structure of the pack

and moved in. The newly named Buffalo Pack

of about 11 wolves took over the den site and

much of the Teton Pack’s range, leaving them

to fragment and wander pupless during the

breeding season. Meanwhile, two new packs

were filling other voids in the valley. In the

Pacific Creek drainage, a pack with the same

name was firmly planted at a den site north of

the Buffalo Pack’s domain, and the new Sage

Pack was hidden away in a small corner of the

Snake River plain to the south. Later in the

year, yet another new pack with pups - the

Huckleberry Pack - was discovered in the

northern-most reaches of Jackson Hole, near

the far end of Jackson Lake.

Combined with two wolf packs in the valley’s

fringes, one in the upper Gros Ventre drainage

and another in the Victor/Driggs vicinity, and

the Flat Creek Pack which denned on the

National Elk Refuge in 2005, a total of eight

Photo courtesy of Diana Stratton

wolf packs were believed to use parts of the

valley in 2006. Five of these (Huckleberry,

Pacific, Buffalo, Sage, Gros Ventre) produced

pups. One pack (Teton) did not, and

the status of two packs (Victor/Driggs and

Flat Creek) remains unknown, because without

radio-collared wolves in these packs we

could not locate dens or follow their movements

closely.

The return of wolves to Jackson Hole has

restored predator prey systems in the valley

that evolved over thousands of years. Elk and

moose are a little more attentive to their surroundings,

and wolves test groups and individuals

to find the weak, easier targets. The

stronger animals survive, passing on these

traits to successive generations. Numbers of

coyotes in the valley are probably decreasing,

as they compete with wolves for space, while

red fox, which compete with coyotes but not

wolves, may be on the rise. Animals particularly

vulnerable to coyote predation, like

pronghorn fawns, should benefit too, as

coyote numbers subside. In short, long lost

ecological balances are returning.

But livestock losses from wolves are also

returning as some longtime valley residents

can recall from the past century. The adaptations

that equip these large canines to prey

on elk, bison, and moose make the occasional

killing of cows, sheep, and even horses easy

Rough locations of Jackson Hole wolf packs in 2006.

work. So far, wolf control actions taken in

response to livestock conflicts account for

the highest percentage of wolf deaths in the

ecosystem, followed by natural causes, unknown

circumstances, roadkills and poaching.

Clearly, the integration of wolves into our

current socio-economic structure has been

fraught with many emotions and valid perspectives

from all angles. Sporting reproductive

rates much higher than most similar-sized

carnivores, wolves are naturally equipped to

survive large annual losses. Whether or not

wolves retain ground recently gained in

Jackson Hole over the long run will likely be

determined by socio-political factors—our

willingness to accommodate wolves—rather

than ecological ones.

Steve Cain, Senior Park Biologist,

Grand Teton National Park and

Mike Jimenez, Wolf Recovery Coordinator,

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


New Members Join Foundation Board

The Grand Teton National Park

Foundation is pleased to welcome

four new Board members.

Chuck Koob is a partner at Simpson Thacher

& Bartlett in New York where he serves as

co-head of the firm’s litigation department.

Chuck specializes in competition, trade

regulation and antitrust law. Chuck is a

trustee of the Natural

Resources Defense

Council, Chairman of the

Stanford Law School’s

Board of Visitors and

Chair of the Yellowstone

Appreciated Stock

Makes an Excellent Gift

Giving gifts of appreciated stock

to the Grand Teton National Park

Foundation is an easy and tax-wise

way of supporting park projects and

programs.

Appreciated stock is an excellent choice for

funding charitable gifts because it can offer

significant tax benefits for the donor without

impacting cash flow. In fact, to offset a capital

gain event during the tax year, many donors

gift shares of stock or mutual funds to counter

an anticipated capital gain tax.

Here’s an example of how a gift of stock can

work: Bob and Jane have held a company’s

stock for twenty years. It has appreciated

Park Foundation. He and his wife Pam have

a home north of the airport which they visit

frequently. They have two adult sons.

Philip and

Liliana Treick

live in Jackson,

Wyoming.

Philip is a

Wyoming native who has his own investment

firm. Prior to returning to Wyoming, he

worked for Raymond James Financial in

Florida and Transamerica Investment Service

in San Francisco. Liliana is a native of

Colombia who met Philip at college in

greatly during that time, so much so that their

cost basis is just 10 percent of the current value.

Typically, selling an appreciated stock triggers

a tax on the realized gain—the difference

between what you paid to purchase the stock

and its current value. When you make a gift of

appreciated stock directly to your favorite

charity and the charity sells the stock, the taxable

event and the fees are avoided because

the charity is tax-exempt. Plus the donor can

Florida. She worked in the banking business

in Florida before joining Levi Strauss in

San Francisco. Currently, Liliana manages

Philip’s investment business and competes in

triathlons. They have two children.

James Trosper lives in Fort Washakie,

Wyoming and is Director of the Indian

Child Welfare Legal Department on the

Wind River Indian Reservation. In 2002, he

was appointed by Governor Dave Freudenthal

for a five-year term as trustee on the

University of Wyoming

board. James is an

Eastern Shoshone Sun

Dance leader and the

great-great grandson

of Chief Washakie.

take a sizeable charitable deduction on

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Email us at director@gtnpf.org or call (307)

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Message from Grand Teton National Park

Superintendent M ARY G IBSON S COTT

Greetings from Grand Teton

National Park. I hope many of you

were able to visit the park during

the summer and fall seasons. As I

write this, the weather has moved beyond

the beautiful warm and sunny fall days but is

not yet snowy enough for winter recreation.

Deep snow is around the corner, and we will

enjoy the serene beauty of winter and all the

recreational activities the park offers when

the snow falls.

Summer 2006 was very productive and

punctuated by national events, visits by

dignitaries including Interior Secretary

Dirk Kempthorne and NPS Director

Fran Mainella, among others, and included

several complex search and rescue incidents

and highway accidents that presented special

challenges for park operations.

PARK HIGHLIGHTS:

On June 17, Grand Teton National Park hosted

Deputy Secretary of the Interior Lynn Scarlett

and Wilderness Society President Bill Meadows

during a ceremony to dedicate the Murie

Ranch as a National Historic Landmark

(NHL). Grand Teton is home to two NHLs:

the Murie Ranch and the Jackson Lake Lodge.

The Murie Ranch is associated with Olaus,

Margaret (Mardy), Adolph, and Louise Murie,

whose biological research and advocacy for

wilderness have significantly influenced the

natural sciences and the American conservation

movement. People from all over the

world come to the

Murie Ranch to

experience a serene

environment and consider

ways to preserve

this country’s extraordinary natural resources.

Deputy Director Scarlett, the keynote speaker

at the June 17 event, applauded the Muries for

their passion and vision. She noted that “the

Muries saw significance in places untouched

or lightly touched by the footprints and

handprints of man.” Mr. Meadows called

Mardy Murie “a spirit that continues to lead us

today,” and reminded us of Mardy’s conviction

that “Americans love their public lands and

will stand up and fight for them.”

PARK DOCUMENTARY UPDATE:

Discovery Communications spent several days

shooting additional footage for their documentary

film on Grand Teton and are putting

the final touches on the high-definition video.

This documentary will be shown in the new

Grand Teton Discovery and Visitor Center, as

well as other park and Jackson Hole venues.

We will co-host a special premier and anticipate

that it will be an awe-inspiring portrayal

of this incredible park. The date for the premier

showing is tentatively scheduled for late

May at Jackson Lake Lodge. More details

regarding this will be finalized in the spring.

LSR UPDATE:

The JY Ranch will soon be transferred to the

National Park Service to become a significant

Mary Gibson Scott and

Secretary of the Interior,

Dirk Kempthorne

addition to Grand Teton

National Park and

will be known as the

Laurance S. Rockefeller

Preserve. Many previous

trails and roads throughout the property

have been restored to their natural condition,

leaving approximately twelve miles of trails

for visitors to enjoy. Construction of a

platinum, LEED-certified building—home

to an innovative welcome center—is on

schedule and should be open to the public

in summer of 2007. According to the late

Laurance Rockefeller’s wishes, the building

and trails have been designed in an environmentally

sensitive manner.

Grand Teton is looking forward to managing

this outstanding natural area. We pledge

to preserve the distinctive character of this

special place and to respect Mr. Rockefeller’s

vision for the JY Ranch property by protecting

the natural setting, while allowing the public

to experience this part of the park in a more

contemplative manner.

GRAND TETON DISCOVERY

and VISITOR CENTER UPDATE:

Construction on the new Grand Teton

Discovery and Visitor Center is proceeding

rapidly. The walls are standing, the roof is in

place, and the main structure is quite evident.

An overall aesthetic impression is beginning

to take shape—one that complements the

stately silhouettes of the Teton peaks. Park


staff and visitors are excited to see what awaits

them next summer. It will be an amazing and

welcome contrast to the confined and windowless

space of the current visitor center.

A grand opening is planned for August 2007.

Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne,

and Wyoming’s senior senator, Craig Thomas,

are anticipated to be among the dignitaries

Bookstores Support the Park

Known by visitors as the “park

bookstores,” the Grand Teton

Natural History Association

(NHA) was born in 1937 with a

$500 gift from Jackson pharmacist,

Bruce Porter, to buy publications.

Dubbed the Jackson Hole Museum

Association, the organization was started as

a way for the park to provide informational

materials to visitors. Among members

of the first advisory committee were such

notables as Fritiof Fryxell, Steven Leek,

Harrison Crandall and Olaus Murie.

Today’s Grand Teton Natural History

Association, a non-profit organization,

supports the park, as well as federal agencies

such as the National Elk Refuge and the

national forests by selling interpretive,

educational, and research materials and

donating the revenue. The organization has

29 locations, 9 permanent employees, and it

hires 40 seasonal workers during summer.

who will help dedicate the

new building.

Best wishes for a beautiful

winter. We look forward to

seeing you in the park.

LtoR: Foundation Chair Jerry Halpin,

Board Member and Former NPS Director

Ron Walker, GTNP Superintendent

Mary Gibson Scott, Board Member and

Former NPS Director Robert Stanton

Since its beginning, the Natural

History Association has taken

on a variety of park projects

including partnering with the

Grand Teton National Park

Foundation and Grand Teton

National Park to build the new

visitor center that opens in June.

Grand Teton Natural History Association has

park stores in Moose, Colter Bay, Jenny Lake,

Menor’s Ferry, JDR Parkway, Jackson Hole

Airport, and online. They are also publishers

and wholesalers. Every item sold in the bookstores

must be interpretive and educational.

The NHA used to sell primarily books and

maps. In recent years the National Park

Service has encouraged NHA to sell other

educational materials in recognition of the

fact that people learn in different ways.

Beyond the park bookstores, the NHA is

responsible for several park programs including

Artists in Residence, Roadside Artists and

Writers workshops, book signings, and artwork

purchases. NHA has donated several

NHA published this new popular book series.

pieces of art that will be showcased in the

new visitor center.

Jan Lynch has been the executive director of

the Grand Teton Natural History Association

for four years. She began with the organization

in 1989 as a part-time sales clerk in the

Flagg Information Center store when her

husband, a park service employee, took a

position at Grand Teton National Park.

With a strong corporate background, she

moved up quickly, learning the ropes of

the Association until she was managing it.

“I can’t imagine doing anything else,” Jan says.

“This is all the fun and excitement of retail

but the income stays in our park to fund

great projects. What could be better?”


Lakes Swimmer Resor Completes Quest to

Swim all the Lakes of Grand Teton National Park

When Avery Resor began swimming

in the chilly lakes of Grand

Teton National Park, she didn’t initially

realize her favorite backcountry

activity would eventually evolve

into a quest.

But over time, Resor moved from swimming

the Tetons’ easily accessed bodies of water to

seeking out the more obscure and inaccessible

lakes in the park. Late this summer, during a

two-week visit home from college, the Jackson

native and her parents, Bill and Story, bushwhacked

their way to Talus Lake, located up

rarely traveled Snowshoe Canyon. After swimming

the picturesque lake, Resor had finally

completed her goal of swimming all 44 named

lakes in the park that sit within areas open to

the public.

“I never really thought it was a big deal,” said

Resor, 21, talking by phone from Durham,

N.C., where she’s studying environmental science

and policy at Duke University. “It was

just an excuse to go to obscure corners of the

park where there aren’t people.”

An avid swimmer, Resor began visiting the

park’s lakes more than 10 years ago, quickly

moving from easily accessible lakes such as

Bradley, Taggart and String to other lakes located

off of heavily used trails. After completing a

large number of swims in eighth grade, her

progress slowed when she began seeking out

more obscure lakes deeper in the backcountry.

“On a hot day in the middle of the hike it’s

refreshing when you jump in,” Resor said. “I

just love swimming in lakes. I jumped into a

lot of other bodies of water that didn’t have

names.”

When Resor finally decided to try and visit

each named lake, she counted 50 total.

However, six (including Swan and Heron

ponds) are closed to the public for habitat

restoration, so she settled on 44 as the final

number. She was accompanied by family

friend Hank Phibbs on several hikes, while

other swims were done on backpacking trips

with friends and family members. To qualify as

a swim, Resor would go under the water and

do several strokes.

Though every body of water in the park features

cold water, one swim stood out as being

particularly frigid. In early summer 1999,

Avery and her father climbed Buck Mountain,

where she planned to swim in Timberline

Lake, located at 10,000 feet. When they

arrived, the lake was almost completely frozen

over except for a six-foot hole in the ice. Resor

never hesitated, though she admitted it was

the shortest swim of any she attempted.

“That was the coldest, most epic swim because

it was iced over,” Resor said. “My dad put a

rope around my waist and kind of belayed me.”

Resor said several other lakes stood out

because of their beautiful settings, or because

they offered an especially scenic access route.

Several years ago, Resor visited Cirque Lake on

a multi-day backpacking trip. The remote lake

is tucked behind Maidenform and Cleaver

peaks north of Leigh Canyon and is accessed

most easily from Idaho. At Grizzly Bear Lake

north of Paintbrush Canyon, Resor swam

while several black bears lurked nearby.

Though nearly hidden, Rimrock Lake, tucked

below the summit of Prospectors Mountain,

was challenging to access.

Photo courtesy of Story Resor

Resor saved the most difficult trip for last. To

reach Talus Lake, Resor and her parents took a

boat across Jackson Lake and then endured an

arduous, eight-hour bushwhack up the North

Fork of Leigh Canyon, which has no trail and

is filled with downed timber and dense willow

thickets.

“I saved the best for last, I guess,” Resor said.

“That was the hardest bushwhacking I’d

ever done and my mom and dad said they

hadn’t done something that hard since hiking

in Alaska.”

Resor said she’s not certain if there are others

who have dunked and stroked in each of the

park’s lakes, but she emphasized that her

swims weren’t the sole emphasis of her backcountry

excursions

“It’s not really so much about achieving this

goal, though it’s kind of fun to know I’ve gone

swimming in them,” Resor said. “Mainly it’s

been a way to play in the Tetons. Instead of

going to somewhere you’ve been before, just

pick a body of water and figure out how to

get there.”

Courtesy of Michael Pearlman and the

Jackson Hole News & Guide. October 18, 2006


Individual Donors

Anonymous (8 Donors)

Dr. & Mrs. Stuart J. Abrahams

Scott Albrecht

Mr. Joseph Albright

& Ms. Marcia Kunstel

Craig Allen

Laurell Allen

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Alsted

Mr. & Mrs. James Amen

Mr. & Mrs. Larry Anderson

Mr. & Mrs. John Andrikopoulos

Shaun & Betty Andrikopoulos

Mr. & Mrs. Fred Anthony

Cathy J. Aronson

Ms. Mia Axon

Alptekin Aydogan

Mickey Babcock

Drew Bachman

Mr. & Mrs. Burke Baker, III

Dan & Pat Baker

Mr. & Mrs. Geoffrey Baker

Mr. & Mrs. Joshua Baker

Virginia G. Ballantine

Paul Barratt

Mr. Richard M. Barton

Bill & Ginger Baxter

John Becker & Theresa Zellmer

Mr. & Mrs. Glen D. Beebe

Harold Beppler

Deborah Bergman

Pauline Bergner

Mr. & Mrs. Richard C. Berke

Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Berner, Jr.

Dennis & Carol Berryman

Mr. & Mrs. Edward Bersoff

Greg & Pat Best

Kathryn Beymer

Mr. & Mrs. Walter Bird

Lizbeth J. Bishoff

Mr. & Mrs. David F. Bishop

Jill Bland

Dr. & Mrs. Kent Blasie

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Boken

Matthew Boland

Richard Bondi

Cyndi Bonetti

Adair Bonsal

Aaron & Jocelyn Boss

Virgil & Laurie Boss

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Braddock

The Honorable Phillip Bredesen

& Ms. Andrea Conte

G RAND T ETON N ATIONAL P ARK F OUNDATION D ONORS 2006

The Grand Teton National Park Foundation received gifts from the following donors between

October 1, 2005 and September 30, 2006. We apologize for any omissions or discrepancies.

Macon & Joan Brock

Jennifer Broggini

Mr. & Mrs. Clark Brooks

Mr. & Mrs. T. Anthony Brooks

Brad & Laney Brown

Mr. & Mrs. David G. Brown

Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Brown

Thomas O. Brown

Patrick & Shelley Buchanan

Mr. & Mrs. David Buckey

John Buckley & Anna Bennett

Kimberli Burdett

Susan Burdett

Meriam Calabria

Dr. & Mrs. Franz Camenzind

Mr. & Mrs. Jackson Campau

Mr. & Mrs. David Carlin

Jerry & Barbara Carlson

The Honorable &

Mrs. Frank C. Carlucci

Carney Family Foundation

Alice Cave

Mr. & Mrs. Francis X. Chambers, Jr.

Tom Chandler

Jinx Chapman

Max C. Chapman, Jr.

Tom & Ana Chapman

Andrew Clademenos

Linda E. Clark

Mae K. Clarke

Dr. & Mrs. John R. Cochran

Carol Cockrell Curran

Ernest Cockrell

Mr. and Mrs. Richmond D. Cogburn

Jeff & Kathi Cohen

James & Sue Coleman

Richard & Nancy Collister

Susanna Colloredo Mansfeld

Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Condron

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Constable

Mr. & Mrs. Tom Cooke

Jolynn Coonce

George M. Covington

Derek & Sophie Craighead

Mr. & Mrs. Frank Craighill, III

Alberto & Raffaella Cribiore

Brenda Cubbage

Ian & Annette Cumming

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Cummings

Mr. & Mrs. Dan L. Curtis

Mr. & Mrs. Louis B. Cushman

Daniel Davis

Mr. & Mrs. John Davison

Mrs. Philip C. de Beixedon

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Decker

Mr. & Mrs. Roger DeKloe

Steven A. Denning

& Roberta Bowman

Jack & Sandy Dennis

Mr. & Mrs. William D’Evelyn

Mr. & Mrs. Doug DeVivo

Devin & Sandy DeWeese

Sarah Dewey

Mr. & Mrs. William Dewey

Kahan S. Dhillon

Mr. & Mrs. J. Allen Dick, Jr.

Robert Dircks, Jr.

Jeff & Cathy Dishner

Ms. Melene Dodson

& Dr. Martin King

Mr. & Mrs. Edmund A. Donnan, Jr.

Joseph Dopilka

Mr. & Mrs. Richard C. Dornan

Glenn & Karen Doshay

Mr. Edward Dotts

Frank Dowd

Bruce & Peg Duerson

Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Durbin

Mr. & Mrs. J.F. Durrett

Drew Dutton

Sophie Echeverria

Mr. & Mrs. John W. Edwards

Mr. & Mrs. Rosser D. Edwards

Mr. & Mrs. Nyles Ellefson

Kathryn Ellis

Nathan Emerson

& Leslie Mattson-Emerson

Mr. & Mrs. John F. Euart, Jr.

Mr. & Mrs. Carl F. Eveleigh

Rod Everett

Elizabeth Ewing

Mr. & Mrs. Frank Ewing

Tim & Tonya Ewing

Mr. & Mrs. Tom Factor

John & Heath Faraci

Michael & Sandy Faraday

Dr. John Feagin

Jill Feldman

Mr. & Mrs. Larry Feldman

Mr. Robert B. Ferguson

Mr. & Mrs. William Fetterhoff

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Fields

Mr. & Mrs. James C. Flood

Rick Flory & Lee Robert

Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Footer

Mr. Timothy Forbes

Douglas Forshey

Peter & Betsy Forster

Col. & Mrs.

Kenneth R. Fortney Jr., Ret.

Mr. & Mrs. Scott G. Fossel

Stephanie Fox

Mr. & Mrs. Sheldon Frankel

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Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Friedman

Foster & Lynn Friess

Lou & John Furrer

Mr. John F. Futcher, Jr.

Mario J. Gabelli & Regina Pitaro

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Gambatesa

Mr. & Mrs. Abi Garaman

Lee & Kathy Gardner

Mr. and Mrs. B. D. Garland

Alan & Alice Garner

Richard & Betty Garrison

Mr. Ray Geimer & Ms. Joy Wilson

Mr. & Mrs. George Gellos

John & Susan Gerber

Mr. Dennis Gibbons

& Ms. Lisa Erdberg

Mr. & Mrs. James Gilliland

Mr. & Mrs. Gerald R. Givens

Charles Glasner

Mr. Gregory J. Glenn

Mr. & Mrs. Peter Goettler

Mr. & Mrs. William T. Gordon, III

Mr. & Mrs. Walter A. Gradek

Mr. Stevan M. Grah

Mr. & Mrs. David Graves

Mr. & Mrs. Horace A. Gray, III

Stephen & Myrna Greenberg

Tony & Joy Greene

Mr. & Mrs. John A. Grove

Henri & Judy Gueron

Mr. & Mrs. Sheldon Guren

Anne Gwaltney

Mr. & Mrs. Corbin Gwaltney

Dr. & Mrs. Stephen Haas

Mr. & Mrs. Richard A. Hagen

Mr. & Mrs. D. Douglas Hager

Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Hager, Sr.

Mr. & Mrs. Conrad Hagle

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Hahn

John D. Haley

Myra I. Haley

Mr. & Mrs. John Hall

Mary Hall

Taylor & Libby Hall

Mr. & Mrs. E.G. Hamilton

Jerry & Helen Halpin

Mike & Bev Halpin

Mr. & Mrs. Robert W. Hanlon

The Honorable

& Mrs. Clifford Hansen

Mr. & Mrs. John R. Hansen

Mr. & Mrs. John Harkness

Scott & Jill Harkness

Mr. & Mrs. Harlan Harmsen

Mr. & Mrs. Larry Harmsen

Bob & Jan Hartman

Patty Hartnett

Mr. & Mrs. Kevin R. Harvey

& Family

Mr. & Mrs. F.L. Hauenstein

Mr. & Mrs. John Hauge

Mr. & Mrs. Russell Hawkins

David Hellings

Mr. Edward Henze

Mr. & Mrs. William O. Hetts

Mr. & Mrs. Walter J. Hickel

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Hill

Mr. & Mrs. Dale W. Hilpert

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Hirsch

Mr. & Mrs. Alan J. Hirschfield

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Hobbins

Phil & Jean Hocker

Wendi A. Hofferber

Norman & Carole Hofley

Mr. & Mrs. Peter Hoglund

Raymond & Beth Anne Hohenberger

Lynne Hollbacher

Mr. David Horrell

Mr. & Mrs. Robert M. House

Mr. & Mrs. Jack L. Howe

Deborah Howell

A.C. & Penney Hubbard

William L. Hudson

Mr. & Mrs. John P. Huff, Jr.

David Hughes

Bob & Gail Hughes

Virginia Huidekoper

Robert Hyman & Deborah Atwood

Patricia Jaegers

Tim Jagers

Gary Jahn

Clay & Shay James

Mr. & Mrs. Evan James

McKenzie James

Bob & Nancy Jaycox

Jane Jerger

Craig & Pam Johnson

Mr. & Mrs. Hsiang-Lan Johnson

Renee Johnson

Sara Jane Johnson

Mr. & Mrs. Stephen G. Johnson


Terry & Karen Johnson

Bobby & Connie Jones

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Jones

Pete & Jean Jorgensen

Mr. & Mrs. Stanley M. Kanarowski

Ms. Kathryn Karst

Dr. & Mrs. Joseph Katz

Mr. Curtis R. Kayem

Mr. & Mrs. Herb Kelleher

Mr. John L. Kemmerer, III

Mr. & Mrs. R. Patrick Kent, III

Mr. & Mrs. J. Renwick Kerr, III

John S. Kerr, II

Mr. & Mrs. Ranse Kesl

Mr. & Mrs. Robert E. Kiefer

Philip & Christine Kielkucki

Mr. & Mrs. Harold Kiena

Mr. & Mrs. Paul G. Kimball

Fred Kingwill

Mr. & Mrs. Roger Kintzel

Mr. & Mrs. Alan D. Klagge

The Honorable Senator Herbert Kohl

Chuck & Pam Koob

Nicholas W. Koutrelakos

& Susan M. Lancelotta

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Krol Jr.

Pui Kuan

Dr. & Mrs. Melvin D. Kuwahara

Kimberly Kwasniewski

Laura & Ted Ladd

Nancy Lambert

Andrew Langford & Patricia Roser

Dr. & Mrs. Jack Larimer

Senator & Mrs. Grant Larson

Mr. & Mrs. Allen J. Lauer

Mr. & Mrs. Creed Law

Dr. Jane W. Lawther

Mr. and Mrs. W. Parker Lee

Mr. Frederick Frank

Mr. Derek Leiden

Mr. & Mrs. William H. Leith

Keith & Barbara Lembo

Remy Levy & Cathy Kehr

Mr. Drew Lewis

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas W. Lewis

Kathy Lichlyter

Dr. David A. Link

& Dr. Margaret Ross Link

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas G. Linthicum, Jr.

Kevin J. Lipskin

Gretchen Long

Mr. Douglas T. Lonneker

Laura Lee Lorenz

Phyllis Louis-Dreyfus

Mr. Glenn L. Lowenstein

Paul Lowham

Mr. & Mrs. David Lund

Mr. & Mrs. Homer L. Luther, Jr.

John H. Lyle

John & Sue Lynch

Mr. & Mrs. Clark MacKenzie

Ken MacLean & Stephanie Mashek

Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. MacLean

Jim & Barbara Maddy

Mr. & Mrs. William Malkmus

Mr. & Mrs. T. Downs Mallory

Mr. & Mrs. Bill Maloney

Neal Manne

& Nancy Manne McGregor

Mr. & Mrs. Richard F. Manship

Priscilla Marden

Tom & Linda Markovits

John & Adrienne Mars

Mr. & Mrs. William Marsh

Patricia A. Martin

Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Martin

Paul & Nancy Martini

Mr. & Mrs. Edgar M. Masinter

Steve A. Massell

Mr. & Mrs. James Mathieu

Mr. Ron Matous

& Ms. Ruth H. Valsing

Matt Matson

Richard P. Matson

Jane Matthews

Mr. & Mrs. Marshall L. Matz

Mr. & Mrs. Randell Mayers

Holly McAllister Swett

Mr. Phillip McCallum

Mr. & Mrs. Arthur J. McCashin

Dr. & Mrs. Joseph G. McCormack

Mrs. Rita McDonnell

Mr. & Mrs. Wallace McGee

John & Shirley McGinty

Allan McKittrick

Mr. & Mrs. Robert McPhail

John & Karin McQuillan

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Mechem, Jr.

Chris & Shawn Meisl

Dr. & Mrs. Morris B. Mellion

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Meyer

Mr. & Mrs. David W. Meyers

Mr. & Mrs. T.V. Millea

Josh & Valerie Miller

Kyle & Kim Mills

Judy Miskell

David Mitchell & Judith Bradley

Ms. R. Mitchell

Lorna Moffett

Evan Molyneaux

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Mongeluzzi

H. Thomas Moore

James A. Moore

Mr. & Mrs.

Rodman W. Moorhead, III

Dean & Linda Morehouse

Mr. & Mrs. Michael Morey

William G. Morin

& Lolly Lanska-Morin

Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Morris

James T. Morris

Mr. & Mrs. Stephen V. Morriss

Mr. & Mrs. David F. Morrow

Mr. & Mrs. Lester S. Morse, Jr.

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Moses

Mr. & Mrs. Peter Moyer

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mulligan

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Mumma

Mr. & Mrs. David M. Murdoch

Mr. & Mrs. Julius Muschaweck

Robert J. Muth

Mr. & Mrs. Gordon Myers

Daphne Nan Muchnic

Mr. & Mrs. John L. Nau, III

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Neckels

Jacqueline Neckels

Nan Neth

Thomas Newsome

Bill & Gloria Newton

Richard T. Niner

Anthony C. Nuland

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Nunn

Mr. & Mrs. John A. Nyheim

Mr. & Mrs. J. Ted Oakley

Mr. & Mrs. James G. Oates

Debra L. Ochstein

Stacy & Susan Oelsen

Hugh & Julie O’Halloran

Scott & Kacy O’Hare

Mr. & Mrs. Richard E. O’Leary

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Olin

Charlotte Oliver & Buz Dimond

Mr. & Mrs. James W. O’Mara

Mr. & Mrs. George D. O’Neill

Mr. & Mrs. Gilman Ordway

Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Ortiz, III

Dr. Patricia Ann Owens

Mr. & Mrs. George P. Panagakis

Mr. & Mrs. Jonathan E. Parker

Kevin & Mary Patno

Mr. & Mrs. William Paulin

Jerry & Donna Pawlikowski

Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Perlman

Keith & Alisan Peters

Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Peterson

Yvonne Pettinga

Dr. & Mrs. Lawrence Petz

Dr. & Mrs. Allen Pielet

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Piper, Jr.

Marcus P. Porcelli

Mr. & Mrs. Neil Powell

Brian Powers

Laura Quinlivan

Mr. & Mrs. David L. Raaum

Mr. & Mrs. John R. Raben, Jr.

Mr. & Mrs. Frank Rasmussen

Mr. Carl Rauh

Mrs. Mary Louise Rawlings

Jennifer Rawlins

Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Ray

Mr. & Mrs. John P. Ray

Mr. & Mrs. Dennis R. Read

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Reichert

Elizabeth Reilly

Dr. & Mrs. Jordan Renner

Mr. & Mrs. Stanley B. Resor

Bill Resor & Story Clark

Mr. & Mrs. James B. Rhone

Mr. & Mrs. Robert S. Richards

Ed & Lee Riddell

Robert Righter and Sherry Smith

Dr. & Mrs. William Rigsby

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas L. Ringer

Mr. & Mrs. William Robichaux

Mr. Nelson A. Rockefeller, Jr.

Mrs. Betty Rogers Baker

Dr. & Mrs. Paul W. Roloff

Mr. Ed Rooney

Mr. & Mrs. Edward W. Rose III

Mr. & Mrs. Edgar D. Ross

Mr. & Mrs. Jon Rotenstreich

Mr. & Mrs. Ben Ruehr

Gail Ruf

Dr. & Mrs. Robert Rutford

John & Perrin Rutter

Mr. & Mrs. Charles Ryan

Mr. & Mrs. William J. Sachs, Jr.

Mr. & Mrs. Allen W. Sanborn

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Saylak

Mr. & Mrs. Richard W. Scarlett III

Mr. & Mrs. George A. Schaefer

Jonathan Schechter

Mr. & Mrs. William P. Schmoe

Harvey Scholfield

Daniel Schreiber

William C. Schreiber

Mr. & Mrs. Nelson Schwab, III

Ann W. Seibert

Mr. & Mrs. Albert W. Seidel

Mr. & Mrs. William O. Shaddix, II

Robert Shaloff

Mr. & Mrs. Michael N. Shapiro

Mr. & Mrs. Jack B. Shook, Jr.

Mr. & Mrs. Dick Shuptrine

Mr. & Mrs. Donald C. Sider

Mr. & Mrs. Gary K. Silberberg

Mr & Mrs. L.E. Simmons

Mr. & Mrs. Earle M. Simpson

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sinclair

Mr. & Mrs. Robert Six

Rodney Slater & Cassandra Wilkins

Frank & Mimi Slaughter

Mr. & Mrs. Alfred Slifka

Mr. & Mrs. Allen D. Smith

Barbara Smith

Mr. & Mrs. Charles H. Smith

Michael Smith

Robert B. & Jan Smith

Mr. & Mrs. David B. Snow, Jr.

Mr. & Mrs. John M. Snyder

Mr. & Mrs. Clifford B. Sobin

Virginia Soule

Mr. & Mrs. Brandon Spackman

Bobbi St. Clair

Mr. & Mrs. Tony St. James

Mr. & Mrs. John A. Staluppi

Mr. & Mrs. Robert G. Stanek

Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Stanhouse

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Stark

James R. Starnes

Dr. & Mrs. Bert M. Steece

Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Stein

Mr. & Mrs. Douglas Stephens

Howard & Cara Stirn

Mr. & Mrs. David Stokes

Peter Stoops & Kate Wilkinson

Elizabeth Storer & Luther Propst

Dr. & Mrs. Richard Sugden

The Honorable & Mrs. Mike Sullivan

Mr. & Mrs. Pike Sullivan

Mr. & Mrs. William Sullivan

Hannah M. Swett

Mr. & Mrs. Patrick Tallent

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Tarpey

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Taylor

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Taylor

Bruce & Dawn Tecklenburg

Mr. Joseph P. Tenneent

Mr. & Mrs. Allan R. Tessler

Karla Tessler

Mr. & Mrs. Harry Thalhimer

Bessie Thomason

Barbara Thome

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Thompson

Mr. & Mrs. Joel Thompson

Eugene Tidball & Ardith L. Sehulster

Mr. & Mrs. Wes Timmerman

Mr. & Mrs. John A. Tompkins

Mr. Eric R. Toray & Family

Victor Tortorelli

John & Marree Townsend

Dr. & Mrs. Stan Trachtenberg

Philip & Liliana Treick

Mr. & Mrs. Gene R. Tremblay

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Troyan

Mr. & Mrs. David Turnbull

Mr. & Mrs. Richard P. Tusa

Mr. & Mrs. John C. Ulfelder

Mr. & Mrs. Steve Unfried

Mr. & Mrs. James Unger

Lisa A. Upson

Dr. & Mrs. Larry Van Genderen

Mr. & Mrs. Arthur J. Vander


Mr. & Mrs. Richard Vaughan

Mr. & Mrs. R. Larry Vaughn

Jill D. Veber

Mr. & Mrs. Richard J. Vierk

Dr. & Mrs. Donald E. Vinson

Chrilo Von Gontard

Michael Wackerly

Donald Wadsworth

Jerry Wager

Lyle & Sharon Waggoner

Ron & Anne Walker

Rob & Celia Wallace

Mr. & Mrs. David Walsh

Mr. & Mrs. Richard C. Walter

Martha A. Walters

Mr. & Mrs. William F. Ward

Mike Wardell

Mr. & Mrs. Peter Warshaw

Gay Watanabe

Ms. S. Leann Watson

Dr. Debbie D. Webb

Mr. & Mrs. Karl F. Weber

Mr. & Mrs. Robert O. Webster

Dr. & Mrs. William P. Weidanz

Mr. & Mrs. Norman Weinberger

Mr. & Mrs. Alan Weiskopf

Mr. & Mrs. Barry S. Weiss

Mr. & Mrs. Charles S. Weiss

Dianette Wells

Mr. & Mrs. Frank Werner

Mr. & Mrs. Scott Wheeler

James Whisenand

Stephen G. Whisner

Terry Whitaker

Erin Wielenga & Ryan Ragain

Roscoe Willett

John Williams

Mr. & Mrs. Scott A. Williams

Mary S. Willis

Mr. & Mrs. Kurt Wimberg

Mr. & Mrs. Ray Wirta

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Witten

Janet Wood

Col. & Mrs. Dale Woodling

David & Susan Work

Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Wright

Ms. Virginia Wright

Peter Wuerslin & Cindy Schreiber

Mr. & Mrs. Gary R. Young

Tim Young

Ron & Ricki Zabinsky

Jeff Zacks

Mr. & Mrs. Karl J. Zeile

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Zimmerman

Mr. & Mrs. Randolph C. Zimmerman

Mr. & Mrs. Michael Zyniewicz

Honors & Memorials

Jane M. Anderson,

in memory of D.R. Lutton

Rachael Anderson,

in memory of David Anderson

Danielle Baker,

in honor of her Bat Mitzvah

J. J. Batezel,

in memory of John W. Batezel, Jr.

Mr. B.E. Bensinger, III, in memory

of Laurance & Mary Rockefeller

Mr. & Mrs. Vance Carruth,

in memory of Mardy Murie

Wanda Certain,

in memory of Carlene Dickey

Mr. Elwood B. Coley, in honor

of John Townsend & David Carr

Rita Corwin,

in honor of Gerald T. Halpin

Robert Decker, on behalf of Bob Decker

Phyllis Detar,

in memory of Duane R. Lutton

Mr. Henry Diamond,

in honor of John & Marree Townsend

Lynn Dieckmann,

in memory of Arnold Dieckmann

Gene Dinkel, in memory of

Eugene & Bernice Dinkel

Jim Emery, on behalf of Nicole Emery

Michael Ferro & Muffy Mead Ferro,

in memory of Mary Mead

Richard & Mary Guenzel,

in memory of Mrs. W.O. Hurst

Mr. & Mrs. Rodney J. Guy,

in memory of Jack Barrett

Dick & Sue Hodge,

in honor of Trudy

Richard & Deborah Hohlt,

in honor of the Hohlt Family

Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Hurter, in memory

of our great memories in Grand Teton

Mr. & Mrs. Lester B. Korn,

in honor of Ron & Anne Walker

Martha D. Marks,

in honor of the Halpin Family

Lucia Naviglio, in memory of coyote

Jacqueline Neckels,

in honor of Jack & Jolene Neckels

Mr. Scott Nierman, in honor of

Philip Preston’s 50th Birthday

Mr. William S. Peebles, in honor of

John Townsend & David Carr

Steve & Karen Shirley, in honor of

Wild Wyoming Women

Bob & Bonnie Siddons, in honor of

Clay & Shay James

Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Starr,

in honor of Gerald T. Halpin

Susan C. Stone,

in honor of Ryan Stone Laughren

Ted & Betsy Taylor,

in honor of Gerald T. Halpin

Michael A. Tongour, in honor of

Superintendent Scott & her great team

Mr. M. K. Voyles,

in honor of Tom Ringer’s 75th birthday

Ken & Lori Wiseman,

in honor of Gerald T. Halpin

LaVerne Peralta, Martha Grisier,

Delores McGonigle & Rita Vear,

in honor of their dear friend Patsy Burch

Steve, Jan, Josh, Brett & Lexie Logue,

in memory of James "Herb" Hicks

Elizabeth, Margaret & Beverly Lutton;

Gerald & Sharon Lutton, in memory of

their aunt & great aunt Leona Williams

Tom & Linda Markovits,

in memory of Thomas Cairns

Collin Murphy,

in memory of Virgil C. Murphy

Doug & Beth Park,

in memory of Edwin Guenzel

Thomas Pettinga,

in memory of Cornelius W. Pettinga

Jean B. Preston,

in memory of Ernest R. Preston, Jr.

James & Wendi Proffitt,

in memory of Courtney Proffitt

Captain & Mrs. Jackson Raymer,

in memory of Tom Raymer

Mr. & Mrs. Randall R. Reedy,

in memory of Edwin J. Mahlerwein

Robert Romweber, in memory of

Margaret Moran Hillenbrand

Tom & Lisa Smith,

in memory of Mike Alderson

Ronald & Nancy Stegens,

in memory of Mr. & Mrs. Jospeh Hlavin

Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Stordahl,

in memory of Glen Chambers

Mr. & Mrs. Richard Stump,

in memory of Dick Lutton

Marcia Tonkel,

in memory of Arnold Dieckmann

Jean C. Walters,

in memory of Duane R. Lutton

Mr. & Mrs. William H. Ward,

in memory of Dick Lutton

Mary Kay West,

in memory of Ivan Ellerkamp

In Memory of James Burch:

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph A. Aimar

The Burch Family

Jack Campbell

Jean N. Capillupo

Claudia Carbone

Robert & Jeanne Carpenter

William & Patricia Carpenter

Mr. & Mrs. Lee Cary

Kendall & Joan Cole

Mr. & Mrs. Roy Cuneo

Mr. & Mrs. Paul Euphrat

Mr. & Mrs. Dan B. Foley

Mr. & Mrs. Donald Franco

Martha Grisier

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas H. Groves

Kathleen Hackstaff

Patricia L. Harries

Bob & Jan Hartman

Mr. & Mrs. Patrick S. Hobin

Mr. & Mrs. Allan B. Holloway

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Howe

Mr. & Mrs. Mark A. Humphrey

Mr. & Mrs. Harold A. Koojoolian

Mr. & Mrs. Sherman Little

Mr. & Mrs. Bruce Mah

Sophie Miloshoff

Ann M. Misun

Mr. & Mrs. Patrick H. Moorhead

Virginia Murphy

Donald R. Pennell

Jane N. Perry

Mr. & Mrs. Michael Peterson

Richard Pribyl

Mr. & Mrs. James Putkey

Jo Anne Reid

Margaret Reidy

Patricia J. Richardson

Dave Riggs

Mr. & Mrs. Edwin G. Ruland

Louise Shopoff

Mr. & Mrs. Donald C. Sider

Mr. & Mrs. Robert M. Slattery

Mr. & Mrs. H. Morton Springer, Jr.

Mr. & Mrs. Thomas L. Stanton

Mr. & Mrs. William Steelman

Mr. & Mrs. Steven L. Stemerman

Dan, Terry, Danny & Kelly Sullivan

Mr. & Mrs. Ambrose J. Wardle

Mr. & Mrs. Walter Whittington

Foundations &

Corporations

Aetna Foundation, Inc.

American Conservation Association, Inc.

Bank of America

BAS Foundation

The Charles Engelhard Foundation

The Community Foundation

of Jackson Hole

Dickies

Matthew & Virgie O. Dragicevich

Foundation

Eastern National

EMWIGA Foundation

Focus Productions

Four Seasons Resort

The George B. & Oma E. Wilcox

and Gibbs M. & Catherine W. Smith

Charitable Fdtn.

Grand Teton Lodge Co.

The Greenwich Group International, LLC

Home Branded, Inc.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Jackson State Bank & Trust

Lee’s Tees

Legatus Foundation

Linda and Fred Port Family

Foundation

Lost Creek Ranch

The Madeline B. & Albert J. Brandi

Family Foundation

Mountain Khakis, LLC

National Park Foundation

The Norman F. Sprague Jr.

Foundation

Paragon Press

The Robert S.

& Grayce B. Kerr Foundation

The Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation

Signal Mountain Lodge

Snake River Lodge & Spa

Sotheby’s International Realty

Timberland

Teton Mountain Lodge

Thursday Roundtable

Vail Resorts

Wal-Mart Foundation

The Wort Hotel

Gifts in Kind

Audrey Hagen

Diana Stratton

Mary Gerty

Paragon Press

Lee’s Tees

Tom Turiano

Timberland

Mountain Khakis, LLC

Susan Crosser

Dickies

Julie Jones

Ed Riddell

short dog design

Kenneth Thomasma


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Board of Directors

Bill & Ginger Baxter

Meriam Calabria

Max C. Chapman, Jr.

John & Heath Faraci

Rick Flory & Lee Robert

John Gerber

Jerry & Helen Halpin

Mike & Bev Halpin

Bob & Jan Hartman

Clay & Shay James

Bob & Nancy Jaycox

Terry Johnson

Chuck Koob

Neal Manne & Nancy McGregor Manne

Brad & Kate Mead

Ed & Lee Riddell

Robert B. Smith

Robert Stanton

John Townsend

Philip & Liliana Treick

James Trosper

Ron & Anne Walker

Rob & Celia Wallace

Staff

Leslie Mattson-Emerson

Executive Director

Shawn Smith Meisl

Director of Development

Jocelyn K. Boss

Development Assistant

Mary Patno

Bookkeeper

Grand Teton National Park Foundation

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Famous Landmarks—continued

neighbors not only worked the land and

carved out homesteads, they also built a post

office, a schoolhouse, a church, and a roadhouse

that served meals to travelers. The

close-knit community slowly began to separate

when several families sold their land to the

Snake River Land Company to make ends

meet during the Depression. By the 1950s, the

remaining homesteads were purchased for the

expansion of Grand Teton National Park.

While the pioneering way of life has

disappeared, Jackson Hole continues to

harbor reminders of the early settlement at

Mormon Row. The furrow settlers plowed

to tap irrigation water from Ditch Creek

still bisects the sage-covered plain. The Row’s

Saturday night dances are long gone, and

the church where they were held was moved

away. It was restored in the 1960s and

eventually became part of the Calico Pizza

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building near Teton Village, providing a

different venue for socializing today.

Listed on the National Register of Historic

Places, Mormon Row represents an era when

enterprising families could claim some of our

country’s wildest land through the Homestead

Act of 1862. Grand Teton National Park

Foundation and the National Park Service,

along with volunteers and other organizations,

have donated time, money, and talent to

preserve these historic buildings and honor

this unique moment in time. Cherished landmarks

like the Moulton barns will continue

to inspire restoration efforts, generating the

same spirit of community that helped the

original settlers survive.

Article by contributing writer Kim Mills

Harrison Goodall of Conservation Services, the leading expert

on wood preservation and restoration, repaired decaying logs on

historic Mormon Row buildings in the fall of 1999. A generous

gift to the Grand Teton National Park Foundation provided for

the preservation effort.

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