Bike to the Museum! April 17, 2014  |  By Rachel Pettengill

Spring is the perfect time to come up to the Museum and soon the pathway will open, allowing visitors to bike here from town. The Highway 89 bike path reopens on May 1, just two weeks away! So dust off your bike and consider riding instead of driving. Only 2.5 miles North of town square, it’s an easy…

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Categories: Education, Exhibits

Signs of Spring April 15, 2014  |  By Admin

It is that wonderful time of year when the snow is melting, the sun is shining, and furry Jackson residents begin coming out of hibernation after a long winter! This little guy is the Museum’s resident Yellow-Bellied Marmot, who happened to be sunning himself on the rocks to the Museum entrance yesterday morning. Marmots are burrowing animals who…

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Conservation Audio Tour April 10, 2014  |  By Jane Lavino

We have recently added a new interpretive Audio Tour for visitor enjoyment! Our Conservation Gallery explores a variety of conservation stories of local Wyoming wildlife as well as stories of species from other continents. Three local wildlife experts share their expertise and their voice talents as they tell us of survival challenges for bison, pronghorn and wolves in the Greater Yellowstone…

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Deer and Buffalo Trail April 7, 2014  |  By Admin

Spring is here in Jackson Hole and the wildlife is becoming more active! These deer were spotted hiding in the shadows of Richard Loffler’s “Buffalo Trail” sculpture this morning. Photo: Carrie Schwartz, Assistant Curator of Education.

Bird Photo Booth April 3, 2014  |  By Jane Lavino

Bird Photo Booth by Jane Lavino, Sugden Family Curator of Education & Exhibits Rachel Morris, our Americorps Education Intern, is experimenting with a new interpretive tool outside the Museum on our Sculpture Trail…The Bird Photo Booth. By placing a camera in this box and connecting it via wifi we can instantly stream photos and video footage of up-close encounters with…

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Categories: Education