Wildlife Mapping Report for September 24, 2017: Snake River Float Trips

Our Snake River float trips are starting to wind down, as winter is on its way to Wyoming! This week, we floated for 8 miles and saw 30 species along the river. The Snake River always allows for excellent wildlife viewing, even when it’s not prime floating season. Our most...

Nature Mapping Report for September 17, 2017: Jackson Hole Float Trips

  It’s getting easier and easier to tell that the 2017 season is winding down, especially during the brisk morning hours when it feels much more like Fall than Summer! Regardless of the cooler weather, and the fact that we started out the morning at a chilly 28ºF, we...

Nature Mapping Wildlife Report for September 10, 2017: Jackson Hole Wildlife

As summer comes to a close, we were lucky enough to spot some beautiful bird specimens still in the area. As is typical of the end of the summer season, bird activity is modest but still boasted sightings of 27 Spotted Sandpipers, 49 Cedar Waxwings, seven American Robins, and...

Nature Mapping Wildlife Report for August 27, 2017

Once again, we had a lovely trip down the river this week on our Jackson Hole float trip—and were graced by the presence of 22 different species along the way! Frosty mornings are giving way to beautiful sunny days and the critters are beginning to move about.  Fall is coming!...

Nature Mapping Report for August 23, 2017: Snake River Float Trips

Sometimes even we forget how truly lucky we are to be surrounded with the stunning natural beauty and exceptional wildlife we experience each and every time we’re on one of our Snake River float trips. After all, how many others can say they’ve floated down 8...

Nature Mapping Wildlife Report for July 16, 2017: Jackson Wyoming Float Trips

Birds of a feather float together! This week we had the highest number of individual bird identifications of the season so far: 426 among 36 bird species observed. Although the Yellow Warbler (52), Song Sparrow (40), Spotted Sandpiper (44), and Cliff Swallow (43) battled for the...

Nature Mapping Wildlife Report for July 9, 2017: Snake River Float Trips

One week, 33 bird species! This week’s Snake River float trips were (as usual) a great one. But what was unusual were some amazingly close Bald Eagle sightings as well as a Red-naped Sapsucker interaction on a nearby bank. It’s exciting to once again see the Spotted...

Jackson Hole Float Trips: Nature Mapping Wildlife Report for July 2, 2017

It was another fantastic week for spotting wildlife on our Jackson Hole float trips! As you can see below, this week was full of bird sightings, both common (like 50 Canada Geese and 37 Spotted Sandpipers ) and rare birds (like one Osprey and one Cooper’s Hawk) alike. A few...

2016 Nature Mapping Float Trips in Jackson Hole

2016 was a very exciting year for the Nature Mapping Jackson Hole Snake River Float Trip program! Jackson Hole Vintage Adventures was happy to help increase the number of nature mapping float trips in Jackson Hole this year and count more species than ever before. There was a...

Friday Floats with Teton Raptor Center

I am happy to announce that we are adding another one of our favorite non profit organizations, the Teton Raptor Center, to our short list of like-minded folks as an educational partner.   For the past several years, we have been working with the Bert and Meg Raines...
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