We invite all those interested in the native plants of Jackson Hole to enjoy our programs, information sources and good company. We are Teton Plants, which is 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.
Membership: If you’d like to join our group, our annual dues are $5/year (that’s not a typo, dues are just $5). Please click on this link to go to the membership page of our parent group, the Wyoming Native Plant Society. That page has a drop down menu of choices and a PayPal button to join. Our group is called Teton Plants. Thanks! (When meetings start again, we’ll also take cash and checks.)
UPCOMING LECTURES, WALKS, and HIKES
- Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 6 p.m., Teton County Library, “Plant Projects Growing Around Teton County.” Join fellow plant enthusiasts (in person!) at the Teton County library to learn about plant projects growing strong around Teton County. This evening, Teton Plants will showcase a range of endeavors sponsored by community organizations and creative individuals. Vertical Harvest will bring us up-to-date on its hydroponic food production and native plant experiments. Grand Teton National Park will show us how they are sustaining native plant habitat and how you can pitch in to help. Teton Conservation District provides support for a variety of community and home projects, and Brian Hagar will show how the integrative practice of permaculture can stabilize and improve your land.
- June 3-5, 2022, Wyoming Native Plant Society Wildflower Weekend/Annual Meeting, Thermopolis and the surrounding area. Click here for more info.
- Saturday, June 4, 9:00 am – approx. noon, Wildflower Walk – Upper Flat Creek, Jackson, WY. Meet at 9:00 am at the entrance to the elk refuge road at the end of E Broadway, and we can caravan and carpool. Susan Marsh–botanist, native plant gardener, author, artist, and naturalist–will lead an easy walk on an informal trail above upper Flat Creek, with options to drop down to the creek side for different wildflowers and shrubs. Great views of Sheep Mountain and the Tetons as well. Wear masks in vehicles if riding with non-household members. Numbers limited. Details at the library meeting on Tuesday.
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!
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
There are three ways you can stay on top of all of our activities:
First, email us to join our email list by clicking here – OR tetonplants [at] gmail [dot] com. Get notices and reminders of events (this is different than subscribing to new blog posts).
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