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October Wildlife Whereabouts: Days Grow Shorter

Moose in Grand Teton are currently seeking out bitter brush for calories as vegetation wanes with cooling weather. Shorter days and cooler nights mean Grand Teton’s wildlife are preparing for the long winter ahead. • Moose have started concentrating in ...

New Members Join Foundation Board of Directors and Resource Council

Grand Teton National Park Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of new members to our board of directors and resource council. Joining the board of directors are Kirsti Goodwin, Jeff Helibrun, and Susie Temple, while Robin Fields, Louise Parzick, ...

My Park, My Story: Tom Saylak

My Park, My Story tells the stories of people who are passionate about Grand Teton National Park and are committed to protecting it for the enjoyment of future generations. In this edition, Foundation Board Member Tom Saylak shares his family’s ...

Bear Aware: Are You Prepared?

Grizzly bears and black bears are currently using every resource they can find to put on weight that will sustain them throughout their upcoming hibernation period. Common food sources right now range from foraging for remaining hawthorn berries and mountain ...

Weather Event Closes Trails in Grand Teton

Over Labor Day Weekend, a strong weather system moved through the rocky mountain region causing widespread damage to trees from wind and snow. In Grand Teton National Park, this dramatic event resulted in large areas of downed trees that blocked ...

Adventure Journal: Fall Colors Arrive

Elk are bugling, birds are migrating out of the valley, and leaves on deciduous trees and shrubs— aspens, cottonwoods, mountain ash, and willows (to name a few)— are changing color. This year the autumnal equinox fell on September 22, marking ...

Wildlife Whereabouts: Fall is in the Air

Look and listen for bugling bulls courting cows in sagebrush meadows and near conifer forests. Photo: Josh Metten, Jackson Hole EcoTour Adventures. September is a time of change for wildlife in Teton Park. Many ungulates (hoofed animals) are mating, birds ...

Seasonal Facility Closures on Horizon

Temperatures in the Tetons are already dipping below freezing as autumn takes hold. Most park facilities, including the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, will soon be closed until spring returns. Other facilities, such as campgrounds, convenience stores, and gas ...
Protecting Antelope Flats

Make an Impact With Appreciated Stock Gifts

Do you own a publicly-traded, highly-appreciated stock? If you have owned it for more than one year, there are benefits to giving it as a charitable gift. Donating appreciated stock to a 501(c)3 organization allows you to avoid the capital ...

Adventure Journal: 3 Great Places to Spot Wildlife in Grand Teton

Grand Teton is one of the best national parks to see wildlife because it lies in the heart of one of the largest, intact temperate ecosystems in the world. Moose, beavers, bears, sandhill cranes, bison, wolves, and elk are just ...

August Wildlife Whereabouts: Foraging Towards Fall

Both Black and Grizzly Bears are entering "Hyperphaghia" which quite literally means "over-eating." Photo: Josh Metten, Jackson Hole EcoTour Adventures. August is a busy month for wildlife in the park as bears are intensively foraging, elk are preparing for the ...

Pacific Creek Construction Update

Construction is underway at Pacific Creek boat ramp and will continue into fall. Work began in April at Pacific Creek—the first of three river access points to be renewed along the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park as part ...
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