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2009-04-22 07:01:00

Company's Second Sustainability Report Highlights Achievements in Renewable Energy, Waste Reduction and Green Procurement Through an Emphasis on Education and Cooperative Partnerships GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Purchasing wind power credits equal to 100 percent of overall energy consumption and maintaining a 50-percent, waste-diversion rate by recycling or reusing everything from food waste to horse manure are just a few of Grand Teton Lodge Company's (GTLC)...

2008-07-16 18:00:21

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A spectacular setting for experiencing the wonders of wildlife in its natural state, Jackson Lake Lodge is offering a special $179 Elk Lover's Package from September 2 through October 4, 2008. As a part of the package at this full-service resort, classic cottage accommodations and a breakfast buffet for two in the Mural Dining Room are included for a savings of 25 percent off regular pricing. Also included with each stay is a welcome...


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Grand Teton National Park
2013-03-19 12:47:06

Grand Teton National Park is located in northwestern Wyoming, only ten miles away from Yellowstone National Park, and holds about 310,000 acres of protected land. It is surrounded by several National Forests. These three areas encompass 18,000,000 million acres of pristine temperate ecosystem. The park holds Teton Range, a range of mountains that stretches over forty miles, and Jackson Hole, a valley that comprises most of the parks northernmost land. Early inhabitants of the Grand Teton...

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