We invite all those interested in the native plants of Jackson Hole to enjoy our programs, information sources and good company. We are the Teton Chapter of the Wyoming Native Plant Society. Voluntary membership dues help support our educational efforts. We welcome your participation in any way you choose.
To learn more about the Teton Chapter of the Wyoming Native Plant Society, click here or on the About tab above.
UPCOMING LECTURES, WALKS, and HIKES
- Tuesday, May 22, 6:00 p.m. “Teton Flowers: Summer Meadows” – Teton County Library. In this illustrated talk, Frances Clark, local botanist, will take you higher and higher to see what flowers will be blooming this summer. She will cover different growing conditions, survival strategies, pollinators, and defenses of our beautiful favorites such as paintbrush, sunflowers, lupines, and louseworts. Get energized for this wildflower season! All welcome. Free.
- Wednesday, May 23, 10:00 a.m.-1 p.m. – Josie’s Ridge Wildflower Walk – Time to get out and see the flowers! Amy Taylor and Frances Clark will lead this informal walk up the open switchback trail looking for spring blooms: Kitten-tails (photo), Sugar Bowls, Shooting Stars, Prairie Smoke, and Balsamroot, to name just a few. Note: the trail can be a bit steep. Hiking boots recommended and a walking stick if you like. Bring water. Meet at: the gateway to Russ Garaman Pathway, Elk Run, behind the U.S. Post Office (SE corner) in Jackson. Please respect no parking zones.
- Save the date of the Weekend of July 21 for the Wyoming Native Plant Society’s Annual Meeting. This year’s annual meeting will features walks and talks exploring the southern end of the Snake River and Wyoming Ranges. Its always an informative and fun time! More to come.
From September through May, 6 pm, every fourth Tuesday of the month, we will present a program at the Teton County Library in partnership with the Teton County Library. 125 Virginian Lane, Jackson. WY. FREE. We welcome your ideas for speakers!
Furthermore, we offer occasional winter field trips, so stay posted! All field trips are free and open to the public. Questions? Email us at tetonplants [at] gmail [dot] com
To chat with others in the group, post a comment below (the most recent comment is on top and see “Stay In Touch” below to learn how to subscribe to comments). For example:
- Log a special plant siting (please, for their protection, do not give locations of rare plants), OR
- See if others want to meetup for an impromptu plant hike, OR
- Suggest an activity for our program
To help identify a plant, send the image(s) in an email to – tetonplants [at] gmail [dot] com – and try to keep the file under 1 MB. We will show the image in a blog post with the name and, perhaps, other information. In the comment section for that blog post, anyone can weigh in on the answer. You can find all plant ID posts by clicking here or on the Plant ID category in the sidebar.
STAY IN TOUCH
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