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Park Service Acquires Key Teton Inholding

On Dec. 12, the Department of the Interior took title to Antelope Flats, one of two 640-acre Wyoming School Trust Land inholdings located in Grand Teton National Park. The $46 million purchase ($71,875 per acre) was split equally between Interior

On Dec. 12, the Department of the Interior took title to Antelope Flats, one of two 640-acre Wyoming School Trust Land inholdings located in Grand Teton National Park. The $46 million purchase ($71,875 per acre) was split equally between Interior and the Grand Teton National Park Foundation and the National Park Foundation. “Today we’re celebrating the foresight and generosity of many partners who stepped forward to protect these incredible lands within Grand Teton National Park for future generations,” said Interior Secretary Jewell. “This important area is no longer vulnerable to development, thanks to Governor Mead, the support of many donors through the National Park Foundation and the Grand Teton National Park Foundation, and the highly successful Land and Water Conservation Fund.”

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