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Scientists hope protections help leopard frog return

July 8, 2009, 7:56 am
Thirty or forty years ago, on a warm spring night, an observant listener near a wetland in Grand Teton National Park might have heard a sound like a creaky door hinge or a small boat engine.The sound was the call of a northern leopard frog, and researchers think it ...

Grand Teton hosting free music series

June 29, 2009, 8:22 am
Grand Teton National Park will host a series of free concerts that park officials are promoting as a connection between nature and music.The park is offering the concerts in conjunction with the Grand Teton Music Festival. The series starts with an inaugural performance of the Rice University String Quartet ...

Formation of Grand Teton National Park Focus of Talk at AMK Ranch

June 24, 2009, 7:14 am
The formation of Grand Teton National Park will be the topic of the second summer seminar at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center, located at the AMK Ranch.Robert W. Righter, a research professor of history at Southern Methodist University in Texas, will speak at 6:30 p.m. ...

Captains sailing on a small sea

June 24, 2009, 7:06 am
The boat quietly pushed off, waves from Jenny Lake splashing against its side.“Your captain today will be Steve,” comes the announcement over the loudspeaker.Steve Anderson, 22, will pilot this tourist-laden craft across a mile of open lake in Grand Teton National Park. It’s a 10-minute trip, shuttling tourists to ...

Grand Teton National Park international postage stamp unveiling

June 24, 2009, 7:04 am
Superintendent Mary Gibson Scott wishes to invite the public to a special event to mark the first day of issue and the unveiling of a new 98-cent international postage stamp that pays tribute to Grand Teton National Park. This new stamp is part of the Scenic American Landscape series. The ...

Wolverine’s Lone Journey

June 19, 2009, 8:22 am
            Through highways, rugged terrain and state lines one wolverine managed to travel the 500 miles that separate Grand Teton National Park from Colorado. No easy feat, the wolverine took two months, April and May, to make this journey. This marked the first time in ...

Jenny Lake provides for relaxing hike in Grand Teton National Park

June 10, 2009, 7:02 am
The rugged Tetons rise up and are reflected in the pristine waters of Jenny Lake in Grand Teton National Park. Waves drift to the shoreline from a shuttle boat giving visitors an effortless tour of the lake. Although there are many visitors to the lake, there are plenty of designated ...

American Indians Guest Artists: May 18th-October 5th

June 3, 2009, 7:52 am
Grand Teton National Park will be hosting their 34th annual program for American Indian artists. This program will give park visitors the chance to learn about the traditional and contemporary art forms of many different Indian tribes. Some of those tribes are Shoshone, Northern Cheyenne, Tarascan-Apache, Ogalala ...

Park to reduce campsites

June 3, 2009, 7:46 am
One of Grand Teton National Park’s oldest and largest campgrounds could get a major upgrade starting later this year after park officials announced they want to reduce its footprint, upgrade its infrastructure and allocate a significant number of RV sites for employee housing.Park officials released an environmental assessment for ...

Reba McEntire to Star and Narrate "Jackson Hole to the Max" Opening Memorial Day Weekend at Refurbished Theater in Jackson Hole

May 20, 2009, 1:48 pm
Summertime in Jackson is about to get more interesting, with "Jackson Hole to the Max," a 45-minute destination movie about Jackson Hole’s natural wonders, wildlife, history and extreme lifestyles. Reba McEntire, “The Queen of Country” herself, was on location just last week filming scenes for the family movie. ...

Jackson Lake Lodge Offers "You Decide" Package

March 4, 2009, 8:13 am
Want to go fly fishing? No problem. Would you rather take a scenic float trip down the Snake River? Or is exploring Grand Teton National Park by horseback more your type of adventure? Jackson Lake Lodge is offering the "You Decide" package giving guests a $100 resort credit when they book ...

Grand Teton National Park to Close for Winter Oct. 31

October 29, 2008, 8:02 am
Jackson Hole residents and park visitors are reminded that two roads within Grand Teton National Park will close to vehicular traffic for the winter season beginning Friday evening, October 31, 2008. ...

Seriously Injured Hiker Located After Major Search

August 12, 2008, 8:00 am
A seriously injured hiker was located and rescued from Avalanche Canyon on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 6th, following an extensive effort that involved 65 searchers from the park and several other agencies. Richard Felder, 58, of Houston, Texas, was descending Avalanche Canyon on Tuesday morning when he slipped ...

National Parks Make Budget-Friendly Family Vacations

July 7, 2008, 8:28 am
"A moose!" exclaimed my 10-year-old son Matt, "A real moose!" We screeched to a halt along the side of the road in Grand Teton National Park. Reggie, eight years old, was equally mesmerized, but three-year-old Melanie couldn't quite grasp that we were in the moose's house—and it wasn't a zoo. ...