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From where to go to see an elk bugle, to winter wildlife adaptations, our blog features the latest wildlife stories and viewing tips courtesy of local contributors from the “conservation community” here in Jackson.
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WILDFLOWER WATCH

By Trevor Bloom | The Nature Conservancy Grizzly bears depend on the timing of plants for food throughout the year. Grizzly bears depend on the timing of plants for food throughout the year.  The timing of when plants flower and fruit is critical to the survival of...

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WINTER ADAPTATIONS

By Hannah Holcomb | Naturalist & Snowshoe Guide Winters in Jackson Hole can be among the longest and coldest of anywhere in the United States. Temperatures can dip as low as -50F and snowfall in the mountains often exceeds 400 inches. Unlike humans, local wildlife...

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IT’S BUGLE SEASON

Blog by Phoebe Coburn | Communications Specialist,  Teton Conservation District Growls, barks, glunks, chuckles, and whistles. Elk may be the most vocal big-game animal in North America. In the Rocky Mountains, there might be no sound that is quintessentially more...

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SAGE GROUSE CONSERVATION

Blog by Kyle Kissock, Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation Feathers as Clues “I think I found a strike!” said Wes. Beneath the fence lay a small clump of feathers – evidence, perhaps of what we’d been looking for since we’d left the trucks that morning. The speckled down...

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