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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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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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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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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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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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Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation

Being Wild Jackson Hole is an effort lead by the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation to help ensure survival of the wild spirit of this special place by embracing and promoting environmental stewardship, along with the values and actions that support it. We encourage visitors to learn about and participate fully in our conservation efforts.