16168
The Tetons (Jackson)
A Family Service Adventure: Generations Restoring the Wild Lands of the Tetons
Share your love of nature and the outdoors with your family, learning about the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and working alongside experts to enhance local wildlife habitats.
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Program No. 16168RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
949
Getting There
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At a Glance

Make a difference for wildlife and wild lands in the Tetons! Learn about bison, wolves, elk, moose, eagles, pronghorn and other wildlife while enhancing their habitats in and around Jackson Hole. You and your family can take pride in stewardship projects that will impact different locations in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Past projects have included restoring wetlands and nesting areas for native waterfowl and protecting willows from over-browsing from moose.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Hiking up to two miles to reach work site. Work may require lifting up to 20 pounds. Site elevation 6,200 feet.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Work with non-profit and government groups to undertake projects such as clearing a path for migratory birds by removing fences and invasive species, as well as landscape and planting projects.
  • Journey by canoe on a pristine glacial lake in Grand Teton National Park in front of the majestic Teton Mountains.
  • Learn about the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem from an experienced naturalist and observe many large mammals in their natural habitats.

General Notes

This is a Family program for participants, their adult children and grandchildren ages 8 and up.
Featured Expert
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Greg Ley
Greg Ley grew up in the Mountain West, spending his time in wild places when possible, and now calls Wyoming his home. He attended the Teton Science Schools graduate program in 2012-2013, worked as an instructor and wildlife expert, and is now a full-time member of the faculty team. Greg loves climbing, skiing, exploring, June snowstorms, and being a nerd about natural history.
Greg Ley
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