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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-31 Raven and GBH

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-30 Trumpeter Swan Chicks

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-29 Mule Deer Pair

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-28 Pronghorn Family

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-27 Porcupine!

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Of all the unusual creatures we come across, this baby porcupine has been one of the strangest!



The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-26 Guest Photos!

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Here are a collection of some photographs that readers and friends have sent in over the last couple weeks. Thanks everyone, and enjoy!





The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-25 Blue Butterflies

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-24 Bison Herd

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-23 Horse in a Storm

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-22 Butterflies

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-21 Flowers and Sunrise

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-20 Bison Portrait

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project 7-19 Yellow Warbler

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-18 Waxwings

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-17 Deer Fawn

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-16 Meadowlark

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-15 Hot Springs

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-14 Bison

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-13 Pronghorn

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-12 Prairie Falcon

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-11 Cliff Swallows

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The Yellowstone Phenology Project: 7-10 Century Plant

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Spring into Summer: Celebrating Month 2 of the YPP!

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Bears are spread across the high country. Moose have taken up residency near shady water. Baby birds are fledging left and right. The bright yellows and greens of spring wildflowers have been replaced by the purples and blues of lupines and geraniums. Pronghorn are staking out territories, and bull bison are beginning to spar for access to females. Its eighty degrees in the afternoon, and clouds of pollen are wafting off the grasses that are already losing their rich green color. Everyone is sneezing, and everyone else is gawking at the roadside elk.
Two months into the Yellowstone Phenology Project, and I have been amazed by how dynamic this world is. Every day something wraps up until the next year. Every day something happens for the first time in 12 months. If last month was the month of awakening, this is the month of color. Here's a recap of where we've been and what we've seen in the last 30 days, and here is a recap of the first month! Thank you all for following …