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  • Monday October 5, 2015
  • Mighty Mustelid: Back and Here to Stay?

    For the first time ever, biologists have confirmed the presence of an adult wolverine in the Gros Ventre Mountain Range, which lies at the eastern edge of Jackson Hole, directly across the valley from the Tetons. A nighttime photograph from May of 2015 verified the presence of the mustelid—which is notorious for being hard to trace or track— in the Tosi Creek area of the Gros Ventre.
  • Friday October 2, 2015
  • Cookies and Connections: Mardy Murie’s Legacy at the Teton Science Schools

    Editor’s Note: In honor of the merger between Teton Science Schools and the Murie Center, Teton Science Schools’ head chef Karen Norby shares a favorite TSS recipe: Mardy Murie’s Crybaby Cookies. To add context to the recipe, board member emeritus Jean Jorgensen—first invited to serve on the board in 1977 by Mardy herself, who was then board chair—paints the picture of Mardy’s long, inspirational relationship with TSS.
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  • Monday September 21, 2015
  • Words to Learn By

    This August, Teton Science Schools bid farewell to 22 AmeriCorps members who spent their summers here, immersed in Field Education. Right on their heels, we welcomed 12 new members into the TSS family. This seasonal changing of the guard always brings a burst of new energy to the Field Education team.
  • Monday September 14, 2015
  • Integrity

    For me, integrity has always been a concept that is easier to describe than to define. As I have thought about how to teach integrity, the idea of sharing images and stories of integrity in action has seemed to be the most profound way to talk about the concept.
  • Monday September 7, 2015
  • Lifelong Wonder

    The sun emerged from behind the Tetons, shedding light and warmth on the Laurence S. Rockefeller preserve. The Mountain Lions, a jolly group of adult learners, replaced school-bus wheels with eager feet, and headed into the woods.
  • Monday August 24, 2015
  • The Place-Based Bookshelf- Teewinot by Jack Turner

    Early on in Jack Turner’s Teewinot: Climbing and Contemplating the Teton Range, the author recounts the story of his first climbing lesson in the Tetons. He and a friend, both working in Pinedale for the summer, had driven up to the Tetons for the weekend and enrolled in an introductory climbing class with Exum guides.
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