This natural resource condition assessment for Grand Teton National Park (GRTE) and John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway provides a synthesis of available data and knowledge to address current conditions within and surrounding the park. This work synthesizes extant data and information in order to help park resource managers formulate management strategies that will protect and enhance park natural resources.

This report is accompanied by spatially explicit maps and GIS databases relevant to the natural resources that have been evaluated. Park personnel identified the following themes as pertinent to assess the condition of the park:

  • Air Quality
  • Climate
  • Hydrology
  • Forest Health
  • Insects and Disease
  • Invasive Species
  • Land Cover and Land Use
  • Soundscapes
  • Water Quality
  • Wildlife

Full citation

Ramsey R.D., McGinty C.M., Leydsman McGinty E., Langs Stoner L., Crabb B.A., Adair W., Hernandez A.J., Schmidt J., Majerova M., Hudson B., Montrone A. (2012). Grand Teton National Park and John D. Rockeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway Natural Resource Condition Assessment. Natural Resource Report NPS/GRYN/NRR—2012/550. Fort Collins, Colorado. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.