Map the wildlife you see during your visit

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Ready to Make Your Wildlife Sightings Count?

You can volunteer to help wildlife during your visit to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem simply by recording the wildlife you see on our Nature Mapping Jackson Hole app!

Simply download the FREE app and follow the instructions below to map your observations on your own, or ask about participating in “Nature Mapping Jackson Hole” while on a tour with one of the following Jackson Hole guide companies:

Ecotour Adventures

Jackson Hole Eco Tour Wildlife Adventures offers a variety of summer wildlife adventures, winter wildlife adventures & multi-day wildlife adventures in the Jackson Hole, Grand Teton, and Yellowstone Ecosystems.

Guides of Jackson Hole

Guides of Jackson Hole is ready to take you on the journey of your dreams. Trek through the Rocky Mountain wilderness or take a wildlife tour from the comfort of one of our touring SUV’s, while learning about everything from western folklore to greater Yellowstone ecology.

Step 1) Download the Nature Mapping Jackson Hole App for free on your iPhone or Android device and create a user account.
Step 2) Select the project category JH Wildlife Observations. If you are on a wildlife tour, select the checkbox Wildlife Tours.
Step 3) Use the app to record any wildlife observations you make. Be sure to include location, time, date, and species.
Although we accept all observations, including a photo with your submission (from a safe and respectful distance) will make your observation more likely to be used in future data analysis.

frequently asked questions

What if I’d like to use the app to record wildlife observations but am not on a wildlife tour

You can use the app on your own, but we prefer if you email us at info@jhwildlife.org so we can walk you through the data collection protocol using the app. This process won’t take more than 10 minutes!

Where can I learn more about Nature Mapping Jackson Hole?

The Nature Mapping Jackson Hole Program of the Jackson Hole Wildlife Foundation is a community-based citizen science project where volunteers record wildlife observations to create a long-term dataset. 

This dataset strives to fill wildlife observation and distribution needs not already covered by state and federal agencies or local research organizations.

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.