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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

Looking for Mountain Bluebirds on South Fork

Starting a phenology journal is as simple as noting when you observe the firsts of the year. And the Mountain Bluebirds should show up in the greater Yellowstone area anytime in the next week or so. Each year you make notes of the firsts, you go back through and start...

Is the answer to routines in phenology?

Can you feel the changes happening with the days getting longer and the small signs of spring starting to emerge? This is the time of year when winter and summer take turns making that shift. We'll have a few warm days, then that wild Wyoming wind blows in the next...

Seeing signs of Spring

They're coming! The Mountain Bluebirds are on their way. It's the surest sign of spring we all look for out here and an email list came through today saying they saw the first ones outside of Laramie. Next they should be seen in the Casper area and then the...

SNOWMOON PHOTOGRAPHY

FINE ART PHOTOS

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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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.

 

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