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  • Monday October 9, 2017
  • Finding a Little Murie in Your Heart

    Ever since the Muries purchased the old STS Dude Ranch in 1945, this homestead-era dwelling has found a special place in history. The property is known for its quietness, serenity and open appeal to all who venture here.
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  • Monday September 25, 2017
  • My First Summer in the Tetons . . . and I Only Hiked Once

    Living in a place like Jackson with an injury can be extremely frustrating, and, at times, isolating. While my friends were out conquering their summer goals list, backpacking in the Gros Ventre, climbing at Blacktail Butte, or doing alpine climbs in Grand Teton National Park, I was watching Meru on the couch.
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  • Monday September 11, 2017
  • A Yellow Leaf, A Distant Bugle: Autumn!

    Autumn in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE) is filled with exciting phenological changes, from elk bugling, to bears in hyperphagia, to the changing leaves. The auditory and aesthetic beauty of these phenomena are certainly worth experiencing, but why do they occur at all?
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  • Monday August 28, 2017
  • So, What's a Total Solar Eclipse Like?

    Well, here at Teton Science Schools, we shared the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st with around 400 guests, brought to the Tetons by our partner TravelQuest International.
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  • Monday August 14, 2017
  • Celebrating 50 Years of Jackson Hole Science Expedition

    In a packed Main Lodge room of Teton Science Schools’ Kelly Campus, seven high school students weaved among a pantheon of Teton Science Schools founders, former participants, and supporters. The students positioned themselves and their favorite self-generated works at the front of the room, glanced at one another reassuringly, and eloquently introduced themselves and their programs.
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  • Monday July 31, 2017
  • Community Partners

    “This is going to sound lofty . . . but it has become apparent to me that we - as a society, a world, a country - need connection to place now more than ever . . . . Having public lands, green spaces, [and] public parks for people to experience, recreate, and learn in makes us better people.”
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