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PHENOLOGY

Explore the online phenology journal for the greater Yellowstone Area and find inspiration to start your own study of the seasons wherever you are.

JOURNAL KEEPING

Learn more about keeping a journal either by hand or digitally no matter what topic you choose as a focus.

GEYSER WATCH

Explore the online field journal for the geysers and other thermal features you see from the boardwalks in Yellowstone.

THE LATEST BLOG POSTS

Watching Ledge Spring Erupt

Ledge Spring is one of the thermal features at West Thumb that has benefited from the energy increase that started last August with the appearance of "Waterfall Geyser." In just a few days, this spring when from lower water and a crater lined with brown microbes to...

Updates from West Thumb Early June 2017

The thermal energy continues to slowly increase at West Thumb Geyser Basin. This dynamic geyser basin is used to energy shifts, but this one is pretty good and will be fun to watch what happens over the summer. At best, I'm hoping to see another geyser or two...

Fountain Paint Pots area update early June 2017

More changes happening in Yellowstone - which really isn't news, but change is always fun to watch. This time it's in the Lower Geyser Basin in the Fountain Paint Pots area. A new vent has opened up near Clepsydra Geyser that's known to be a fairly constant performer...

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BOOKS

Janet’s photo collections are currently being compiled for upcoming guide books and photo collection books of the various geyser basins in Yellowstone. The first on West Thumb Geyser Basin can be purchased here.

FINE ART PRINTS

Some of Janet’s most stunning photos can grace the walls of your home. This is the only place you can find her Digital Photo Watercolors that just pop with color.

 

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