Month: September 2014

Color in the Rain

Last weekend I went down to Grand Teton National Park in hopes of capturing some of the stunning colors of the aspen trees against the majestic backdrop of the Teton…
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Out there some where

Down here in the Tetons during our most recent onslaught of rain has been a challenge for photography, especially since the fall colors are fading quickly, with the days to…
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A lot of bull!

Tonight's report comes from Yellowstone's neighbor - Grand Teton National Park.  Did you know that the two park's used to be married but got a divorce?  Well, I know that…
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Baby Black Bears

I have been going through some film clips from spring of this year. One of the highlights was seeing "Rosie" and her 3 cubs. We watched her and the cubs…
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Goings on in Yellowstone, Grand Tetons and the Beartooth

Before we get to tonight's story, let me tell you about a few things that are happening around Yellowstone and the Tetons. According to Vicky, 755 and his Lady Love…
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Why Do Leaves Turn Yellow, Orange, and Red in the Fall?

Even though I am a biologist there are some things I prefer to think of as magical. Like the way chameleons change color. One of my biggest disappointments was finding…
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Season of the Ungulates

  I think of Fall as the season of the ungulates (two-toed mammals) because that is when chaos erupts and the guys begin chasing the ladies. The bison rut is…
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The Elk Soap Opera or Rut Continues

There are 2 bull elk I have really enjoyed watching during the rut, Touchdown, who spends most of his time in Mammoth and Broken Nose, who can usually be found…
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Just me and the bear

This morning I took a leisurely drive into the park, arriving just before sunrise, though with the clouds that were left over from a rainy night, it was difficult to…
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They are back

Early this spring and well into summer the northern range of Yellowstone was filled with black bears.  Boars, sows and cubs.  We had Mixed Mom, Rosie, Betsy and the cubs…
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A Lucky Bull Elk

Yesterday we left our trailer for Yellowstone with a specific goal: We wanted to film fall foliage between Cooke City and Beartooth Pass. There are a lot of pretty aspens…
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Coyotes and Why I Admire Them so Much

I didn’t really think about this until Deby said something about it a couple of weeks ago but there haven’t been very many visible coyotes in Yellowstone this summer. I…
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Rut in the Tetons

I hear a lot of people wanting to get to Rocky Mountain National Park or Yellowstone for the annual elk rut, either to watch or take photos, but very few…
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Winged Signs of Autumn

We are having colder, longer nights, the elk and the pronghorn are in rut, and the trees are turning colors so I know Fall is here, but there are other…
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Chapel of the Transfiguration

On a whim I decided to make a quick trip down to Grand Teton National Park to photograph some moose and then go on into Jackson, WY to buy a…
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