Jackson Hole Almanac

Wyoming’s Mammal Migrations Break Long Distance Records

All across the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, rivers of tens of thousands of animals are now flowing out of the regions valleys, following a wave of greening vegetation into the mountains. By migrating, animals can access the best quality forage as it emerges across the landscape, an ancient strategy which has enabled them to thrive across the GYE. But many of these migrations may be at risk, and without help could be lost forever. Read more

Experience the Winter Bighorn Rut

“CRACK!” Like a gunshot the sound of two bighorn butting heads can be heard over a mile away. It’s a tell-tale sign (and sound!) of winter in Jackson Hole. The bighorn rut, or mating season, is here and it is one of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystems most powerful spectacles of nature. Here’s what you need to know about this not to be missed natural event. Read more

Spring In Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park

Spring has sprung in the Tetons! Spring is a wonderful time to explore the parks and Jackson Hole. The wildlife is very active and the crowds are thin. As the snow recedes up the mountain slopes much of the wildlife takes advantage of the new grasses and vegetation available. Bears are Read more