Friends of Fish Creek is now Protect Our Water Jackson Hole

The effects of nutrient pollution evident in Fish Creek extends far beyond the Westbank of the Snake River, seriously threatening water quality throughout Jackson Hole. Therefore, we have taken on a new challenge, and a new name - Protect Our Water Jackson Hole.

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To serve as a powerful advocate for reducing nutrient pollution and protecting water quality in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, now, and for the future.

The time is now to Protect our Water, Jackson Hole

Nutrient pollution is one of America’s most widespread, costly and challenging environmental problems, and it's becoming prevalent in Jackson, too. It's caused by excess nitrogen and phosphorus entering water from a wide range of human activities. Too much nitrogen and phosphorus in the water causes algae to grow faster than ecosystems can handle, resulting in a myriad of negative impacts.

Sources & Effects of Nutrient Pollution
  • To have something happening here that is changing the character of the stream just doesn't seem right in a community like Jackson Hole.

    - Bob Peters, Long-time Resident