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5 Birds to Watch for in Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park is renowned for its wildlife.  Who doesn’t love bears and moose?  But don’t forget about the birds!  Quite often they are easier to check out than the big game.  Here are five local fowl to spot.     5. Trumpeter Swan …

Harlequin Ducks, A Yellowstone Treat!

Growing up in medium sized suburbs at latitudes never higher than Nebraska, I only knew ducks to look and act one way.  Ducks had green heads and hassled people at pond filled parks, whether or not folks brought bread to throw at them. Skip…

It’s Time To Find Your Winter Fun!

  To most folks, winter is a dirty six-letter word.  To others, it’s the promise of days filled with outdoor adventure, walks in the woods, or the sound of 2 stroke engines. I understand why the non-believers feel this way.  There are many places…

Under the Radar: Theodore Roosevelt National Park

When you think of America’s National Parks, you naturally think of the “glory parks”: Grand Canyon, Great Smokey Mountains, Yosemite, and Yellowstone.  Most Americans would struggle to name another five, let alone some of the lesser known and visited parks like the Teddy.  I’ll…

Ode to bears

I just returned from a field trip to Yellowstone with twenty five 11-year-old kiddos. We spent four days living in the Lamar Valley perched on the slope of the glacial valley.  Often, in the early evening, we would watch the bison and elk move…

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