This past week, Jackson Campus AmeriCorps led groups of 5th graders from Victor and Driggs Elementary Schools in a fire ecology outreach program. We wanted them to understand the basic dynamics of forest fires and to have a good experience learning outside. For our Wednesday fieldtrip,
Spring is in the air, the snow at the Kelly Campus is now down to just a foot and the birds are singing incessantly! It is also the time of year we find ourselves gearing up for our Annual Kelly Campus Auction. What is that you say? A Kelly Campus Auction?
May has already brought four exciting events for the Teacher Learning Center: a meeting with Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, a teacher workshop at the Murie Center, and outreach programs with 157 students at four schools in Teton Valley, Idaho and Lander, Wyoming.
The Conservation Research Center announces an addition to its staff. Wildlife Ecologist, Michael Rowell, has joined the CRC to participate in the organization’s contract stewardship and research programs.
These are exciting times indeed! There seems to be elk in every snowless area of Grand Teton Park right now. Imagine how wonderful that green, succulent, easily digested, vitamin and mineral-filled, lignin-less herbaceous vegetation must taste to the elk.