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Trail Talk: Behind the Scenes with the Youth Conservation Program, Week 3

Crew members clear avalanche debris from the trail. On Monday, the crew hiked up Granite Canyon to help NPS employees clear a path through an avalanche that occurred during winter. No one was expecting to shovel snow at the end of ...

WildWalls Murals Paint Attention to Conservation

Jackson Hole Public Art and local artists have been busy at work, printing large-scale artworks and prepping sites for the annual mural event - WildWalls- which opened on June 29 and runs through early September. Grand Teton National Park Foundation ...

Wildlife Whereabouts: Long Days and Short Nights

Most of the year's bison calves have been born by the end of June. Trumpeter swan eggs are hatching. Young swans, or cygnets, are typically light gray in color and can swim within 24 hours of hatching. They will be ...

Adventure Journal: Seven Necessities for Your Summer Pack

It is officially summer in the Tetons and time to start preparing for those flower-filled hikes and backpacking trips you were dreaming of all winter. Although the high county is still holding snow, lower elevation hikes are melted out and ...

Trail Talk: Behind the Scenes with Grand Teton’s Youth Conservation Program – Weeks 1 & 2

YCP members, Foundation staff, and NPS staff celebrated the program's fifteen-year anniversary this week. The 2021 Youth Conservation Program is off to a great start, and the returning and new team members got right to work. During the first week ...

Restoration of Pink House Marks the Start of Multi-year Project at Mormon Row

In 1895, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent homesteaders into the Jackson Hole valley with the mission of creating a community. With a church and school at its heart and a distinctive arrangement of farms lining one ...

Preparing for your Summer Visit to Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton looks forward to welcoming visitors this summer. Learn how to Plan Like A Park Ranger by following our list of the top 10 things you should know before visiting the park. The 2021 season is expected to be BUSY, so ...

Wildlife Whereabouts: Cubs, Calves, and Pups

The onset of spring and increase in nutritious vegetation supports new life as animals return to the park to forage and reproduce. Birds are nesting, trout are spawning, and mammals are caring for their offspring after a long winter. Much ...

BEAR AWARE! ARE YOU PREPARED?

Grizzly and black bears are emerging from their winter dens. Common food sources for these creatures during spring include carcasses of elk and other animals that did not survive winter. Bears will be very protective of their food caches, so ...

NPS Academy and Pura Vida Participants Complete Spring Sessions

NPS Academy ran for five weeks and involved 19 participants from across the country. Students were paid for the internship that included virtual sessions as well as assignments in between, such as a field trip to their nearest national park ...

April Wildlife Whereabouts: Spring Has Sprung

Elk migrate north near the town of Kelly in Grand Teton National Park. Photo: Josh Metten. • Northern migration of elk from the National Elk Refuge into Grand Teton has begun. Elk typically move up in the Snake River corridor ...

Run the Grand Teton 5K or Half Marathon AND support the park!

Runners cross the finish line of the Grand Teton Half Marathon. Photo courtesy of Lucid Images. Vacation Races hosts running events across the country and throughout the world while connecting athletes with some of the most iconic national park destinations ...
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