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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 ...

March Wildlife Whereabouts: Spring Arrives

Male grizzly bears have begun to emerge from their winter dens in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Adult male bears are the first out of their dens, with more than half out and about by the end of March. Bears with ...

Adventure Journal: Rolling Into April On Teton Park Road

As the first signs of spring begin to emerge in Grand Teton, we can only think of one thing to remedy the post-winter-pre-summer blues-a snow and car free park road during the month of April! Plowing efforts began along Teton ...

Adventure Journal: Exploring Grand Teton on Cross Country Skis

The Foundation is happy to continue supporting grooming of Teton Park Road three times per week. Photo: Ryan Sheets. Winter in Grand Teton National Park is a magical time. For the eighth consecutive year, the Foundation is partnering with Grand ...

February Wildlife Whereabouts: Deep Snow Challenges Teton Animals

Most of Grand Teton's animals have been forced to lower elevations by deep snow in the mountains. By late February, bull moose have dropped their antlers. To tell the difference between males and females, look for the antler attachment points, ...
Moose - Winter Wildlife

Foundation Gifts $6.3 Million to Grand Teton in 2020

The Foundation is pleased to have gifted over $6.3 million to Grand Teton National Park in fiscal year 2020. In its twenty-four years of partnership with Grand Teton, the Foundation has raised more than $88 million through its broad network ...

Foundation Continues Collaboration with Avalanche Center

A skier finds fresh turns in the backcountry of Grand Teton National Park. This winter marks the third year of Grand Teton National Park's growing partnership with the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center (BTAC). With funding from Grand Teton National Park Foundation, ...

Wildlife Whereabouts: Winter Survival

Most of Grand Teton's elk have migrated south to the National Elk Refuge where they will remain until spring. Cold temperatures and snowfall have Grand Teton's wildlife utilizing all of their incredible adaptations to navigate and survive the harsh winter ...
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