The first day of Spring- March 20, 2013! In Jackson, it is snowing which is typical weather in March. It is a bit harder to see signs of spring when living in the mountains. Tulips, daffodils, and lilacs are a long ways off. Even so, changes are occurring. Bears have been seen for about a week so bear spray is needed when touring. Birds are migrating back … [Read more...] about Spring is here!
Grand Teton Park
Nature Update: Porcupine tracks in the snow
While touring last week, we saw a clear porcupine track. Couldn't find the animal but it did travel through mixed conifers. Porcupines drag their bellies through the snow and walk pigeon-toed. Temperatures were quite cold in the valley so we toured on Teton Pass and enjoyed a nice temperature inversion. Snow expected tomorrow and temperatures have warmed … [Read more...] about Nature Update: Porcupine tracks in the snow
Summer in Jackson Hole!
What a glorious first day of summer in Jackson Hole! The day is sunny and seventy degrees. The yellow blossoms of Arrowleaf Balsamroot dot the hillsides and young animals can be found throughout the valley. Brids are abundant and nature's beauty thrives. Trails are mostly accessible below 7500 feet and hiking options abound. Within the Bridger-Teton National … [Read more...] about Summer in Jackson Hole!