Local — Weather The month of August was predominately hot and dry. Trails became dusty and afternoons were spent looking for shade or a place to swim. July's weather produced tasty berries so trail hikes offered yummy raspberries, serviceberries, huckleberries, and thimbleberries. The lack of moisture raised fire danger and fires in California filled the … [Read more...] about August Nature News: Warm and dry — berry and fire season in Jackson Hole
Local — Weather and Wildflowers June's cool weather made July's peak flower month spectacular this year! With over 1,000 species of flowering plants in Jackson Hole, the display is diverse and colorful — the pink of Elephant's Head, the purple of Silky Phacelia, the red of Indian Paintbrush, the Wyoming state flower, and so many more. As the month drew … [Read more...] about July Nature News: Peak wildflower viewing in Jackson Hole
Local Everywhere you explore, the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem teems with life, whether animal or plant. This is an expansive time of year to grow and flourish. Keep an eye out for the young animals and enjoy the bursting energy of summer. The idyllic weather of June made for an explosion of wildflowers! The month started with warm temperatures … [Read more...] about June Nature News: Everywhere you explore, the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem teems with life
Local Wildlife May started with a whisper of winter and ended with the brilliance of spring — from brown dried vegetation to vibrant green leaves and the dance of color on the hillsides. Bears emerged from dens and the infamous Grizzly 399 surfaced and greeted onlookers with four new cubs. She's quite the matriarch! See Grizzly 399 with her cubs … [Read more...] about May Nature News: Moose calves, bison calves and Grizzly cubs, oh my!
Local Weather April was cold and snowy in Wyoming with a whisper of spring. Due to a family emergency, I spent the month in the Midwest. I traveled to Ohio when my mother broke her back. April in Ohio contrasts greatly with the winter landscape of Wyoming. The month started with green grass and flowering trees: Magnolias, Pear, Redbud, Maple and … [Read more...] about April Nature News: Transition to spring!