Field Ed, glacial lakes and elk
Culture / Ecology / Life in Jackson Hole / Phenology / Photography / Place Based Education / Wildlife

Field Ed, glacial lakes and elk

There are times when field education is good, and there are times when it is incredible. This week has been a case study for how powerful field education can be. On Sunday, a middle school student group from Maryland arrived at the Jackson Hole airport. Since then, we learned about the plant communities in the … Continue reading

Trumpeter Swans
Ecology / Ornithology / Phenology / Photography / Trumpeter Swans

Trumpeter Swans

All actions have intended and unintended consequences. My intended consequences of writing this blog are to share knowledge and a love for the natural world through images and writing. The unintended consequences of writing this blog are less benign. As I type into my computer, I am using electricity to power the light in my room, … Continue reading

Getting Orny, and why you should too
Art / Ecology / Life in Jackson Hole / Ornithology / Phenology / Photography

Getting Orny, and why you should too

Like most secret societies, birding does not make sense to outsiders. To the non-birder, those that fawn over our feathered friends are strange people on the fringe of society. The outsiders of the birding world imagine birders to be the classic tourist, wearing khakis with binoculars and a massive camera around their neck, maps and … Continue reading