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by David J. Saylor

Category: Americas
Subcategory: History books
Author: David J. Saylor
ISBN: 080611424X
ISBN13: 978-0806114248
Language: English
Publisher: Univ of Oklahoma Pr; 2nd Printing edition (June 1, 1971)
Pages: 268
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Jackson Hole, Wyoming. in the shadow of the Tetons. Published 1970 by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman.

The term "hole" was used by early trappers or mountain men, as a term for a large mountain valley. These low-lying valleys surrounded by mountains and containing rivers and streams are good habitat for beaver and other fur-bearing animals.

With winter snow covering Jackson Hole, some of the wildlife change colors. Bull moose move around in the sagebrush feeding on bitter brush in Grand Teton National Park

With winter snow covering Jackson Hole, some of the wildlife change colors. Tan colored weasels from summer change to white and dark snow shoe hares turn all white. Both are difficult to find and even more difficult to photograph! Best of the Tetons. Bull moose move around in the sagebrush feeding on bitter brush in Grand Teton National Park. There are days with snow, days with mixed sun and clouds, and blue bird sky days in December.

The magnificent valley of Jackson Hole at the base of the soaring Teton Range has long been a stage on which a remarkable series of eventsĀ . This is a well-written history of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, from its geography to the concerns its residents have today about unlimited growth.

The magnificent valley of Jackson Hole at the base of the soaring Teton Range has long been a stage on which a remarkable series of events has been acted out by an equally remarkable cast of characters. Robert Betts writes about the earliest explorers, the coming of the fur trappers, early settlers, homesteaders, the development of the dude ranch, and the bitter debates that eventually led to the formation of Teton National Park.

Jackson Hole sits in the shadow of the Tetons, and outdoor recreation is at the heart of the local ethos. Many call Grand Teton National Park Jackson's backyard, and the park and surrounding areas offer endless opportunities for hiking, climbing, skiing, biking, fishing, rafting, and other outdoor fun. Wildlife watchers come from around the world to see iconic wildlife, including grizzlies, wolves, and bison. Jackson also embraces its Western heritage, with rodeo, dude ranches, and more.

This book is the first complete account of fabled Jackson Hole, Wyoming, from the time of its discovery to its present day prominence as a wildlife refuge and national park It tells the exciting story of how th valley's beautiful waters and wilderness areas were saved from devastation in a battle that raged across the country from the ranches of Jackson Hole and the Wyoming state legislature to the offices of John D Rockefeller, Jr and the White House For a nation facing environmental crisis, the story of this battle between the forces of conservation and commercialization contains a vital lesson This is a book for historians, for conservationists, and, above all, for tourists who yearn for unspoiled wilderenss
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