Along the Ramparts of the Tetons
Enjoyable history of Jackson Hole settlement and exploration, from the time of trappers and mountain men to the more “civilized” settlement of Jackson Hole families.
Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains
Scats and tracks have a story to tell and the author, a nationally renowned tracker, teaches the reader how to read signs to figure out who passed by. Includes written descriptions, track and gait pattern illustrations, glossary and more.
For Everything There is a Season
A monthly account of seasonal changes in the Grand Teton National Park area by a former Yellowstone researcher who has lived in Jackson Hole for decades; a narrative sequence of natural history events.
Interpreting the Landscape: Recent and Ongoing Geology of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks
Text, photography and graphics explain how both parks were formed - the product of volcanic eruptions, profound glaciation and earth movements. The authors describe 'how processes originating half way to the earth's center seem to be the primary force which created volcanic fires, glacial ice and the mountain ranges of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.'
Creation of the Teton Landscape: A Geological Chronicle of Jackson Hole and the Teton Range
Text illustrated with photographs, maps, charts, tables. Three geologists, all with personal and professional ties to the area, describe and illustrate the processes that created the incredible landscape of Jackson Hole and the Teton Range. Find out about earth shaping geologic processes - fire, ice and shifting tectonic plates. Intriguing table of contents highlights include Teton Views (astronaut, pilot, motorist, hiker), the Restless Land, Stories the Earth Tells, After the Ice Ages, the Present and the Future.
For Everything There Is A Season: The Sequence of Natural Events In The Grand Teton- Yellowstone Area.
Dr. Craighead describes and illustrates the hidden patterns he sees in the natural world. For naturalists, this book is a remarkable chronicle of the interrelationships between all living things. For anyone interested in the Teton-Yellowstone area and the entire Northern Rockies, this book opens the door to greater understanding of the natural cycles of one of America's last wild places.
A Field Guide to Mammal Tracking in North America
Discover how tracks tell the story by learning to read all the evidence left by critters - including scat and gait patterns. Become a nature detective by unraveling these impressions to identify the animal and its behavior. Clearly written, amply illustrated and easy to use.
Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds, Western Region
Easy to use; perfect for beginning birders. Photographs, range maps, observation tips; information on habitat needs, life cycle, food preferences.
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Region
This revised edition presents more than 940 full-color images showing western North American wildflowers in their natural habitats. The guide sports a waterproof, washable cover meant to be thrown into a pack and has a checklist/lifelist for those who like to keep track of identifications. The book is a good learning tool as its entries are color and shape sorted so that one may appreciate floral characteristics other than color. The identifier may compare flowers grown in the west to those grown in other areas of the country.
Homesteading with the Elk
Depicts pioneer life of early settlers of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, continuing through the establishment of the Jackson Hole Elk Refuge in 1912. This is an interesting read for children of all ages.
Common Wildflowers of Grand Teton National Park
Handy pocket-sized guide to common wildflowers, shrubs and berries for under $10. Wonderful photos by local photographer Henry Holdsworth, a flower guide organized by color. Very user friendly.
Mountains and Plains, The Ecology of Wyoming Landscapes
Discover landscape ecology of Wyoming through maps, photographs, text and line drawings.