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...

16th Annual Wooden Boat Show in Jackson Hole

Visit Us for the 16th Annual Wooden Boat Show! We always begin our spring off season with a trip the McKenzie River Wooden Boat Festival held on the banks of that famous river in Vida, Oregon. This year I brought the newest addition to our working fleet, a 1995 Rapid Robert built...

Nature Mapping Float Trips in Jackson Hole

During the course of the summer, Kevin and I are privileged to spend quality time on the water with a very interesting group of folks. Along with our daily trips with our guests, we also find time to volunteer our services to further the study and mapping of the wildlife that we...

15th Annual Jackson Hole Wooden Boat Show

The 15th Annual Snake River Wooden Boat Show takes place on Saturday, May 23rd. Boats will from around the Intermountain West will be on display at the Stilson Parking Lot at the corner of Hwys 22 and 390.  The show is sponsored by Jackson Hole Vintage Adventures.  We will have...

Photo of the Month: The Boats Emerge for Spring!

A warm winter and early spring in Jackson Hole has had an interesting affect on the hatching of the Mahoganies. The above photo shows the Mahogany in it’s winter time nymphal shuck. Warm temperatures in the 60’s resulted in this Mahogany beginning to emerge a full six...

February Photo of the Month: Winter Wildlife in Jackson Hole

  On a warm, sunny day in an unusually warm February, the Siren Song of the river beckoned. Kevin and I finished our camp chores early and headed to the Wilson Bridge. Winter floating is something we try to do when conditions are right. Once a month we take inventory of the...