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!
The month of June was cool and wet. Fresh snow fell at all elevations. These below average temperatures hold the snow in the mountains. Currently, snow level is around 9,500 feet. The month ended with warmer temperatures so trail conditions will improve daily with increased access to higher elevations. With so many fun places to explore throughout the Teton … [Read more...] about June Nature News: Life in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is at a collective peak
Local April was wet and cool but the sunny days felt like Spring! Jackson Hole is 43 degrees North latitude so days get noticeably longer at this time of year. The grass is turning green on the valley floor and the snow continues to melt but leaves have yet to develop on the trees. Aspen catkins hang on the branch of male trees offering up the … [Read more...] about April Nature News: The whispers of spring breeze into Jackson Hole
The month of April shared spring weather with a mix of rain, snow, and sun. My travels took me to Asia back to the peaceful country of Bhutan. Upon my return, snow glistens on the Teton Peaks and the newness of spring brightens the southern parts of our valley. Leaves are just starting to develop on the Chokecherry bushes near my house in town. Male Aspen … [Read more...] about April Nature News: Jackson Hole hiking guides lead adventure travel excursion to Bhutan
March was stormy and brought winter to all elevations. As the month began, snow fell to the valley floor which was the first time it was truly white. The landscape changed and March felt like January. Temperatures were different but storms and wind dominated much of the month and winter storm advisories were common. The white landscape allowed access to … [Read more...] about March Nature News: Jackson Hole blanketed with snow, Grizzly Bear tracks on March 6