Celebrate Spring with Community Science

Wildflowers are found in abundance in spring in Grand Teton National Park

At Teton Science Schools, we embrace a culture of lifelong learning. So it’s only natural that when we create an opportunity to connect through citizen and community science, we look forward to it with enthusiasm. …

Making the Most of Mud Season

kids outside playing in the mud

 

It’s spring! What does the season call to mind for you? Baby animals? Tulips? Puddle jumping? Green grass? Sneezing?! 

In the vicinity of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, Teton Science Schools’ home base, …

Kevin’s Corner: Don’t Miss a Thing

Bighorn lamb

As our days are getting longer and warmer at the end of March, the snow in the southern part of the valley around the town of Jackson, Wyoming has been melting fast.

When we have 43 degree and sunny days in the middle of March, …

Wildlife Calendar of Grand Teton and Yellowstone

wolf sitting on snow near quiet water

In an ecosystem with the dramatic seasonal temperature swings of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, the landscape and wildlife can look remarkably different from month to month. If you have only visited the parks in one season, …

Welcome to the Subnivean Zone!

students learning snow science in the field

Bring the wonders of winter into your teaching with our upcoming virtual snow science workshop. Dig into the foundations of snow science using materials we’ll send you ahead of the workshop and learn ways it can be used to explore and introduce concepts in elementary and secondary science. …

Why do bull elk shed their antlers each year?

If you live in Jackson Hole or an area with an elk population, you might have recently heard bull elk bugling during the fall rut, or breeding season. Bull elk can be easily identified by their impressive antlers during the summer and fall, …

Can Moose Really Dive?

“Did you know that moose can dive as deep as five meters?”  This factoid is repeated by educators across the circumpolar range of Alces alces, and often is received amazement and maybe a few chuckles from the audience as they picture the gangly, …