Christmas in Yellowstone
Additional Web and Print Resources

WEB SITES

Photographer Tom Murphy
http://www.tmurphywild.com/
Murphy is a modern-day explorer who captures Yellowstone in remarkable photographs.

Wintertime activities in Yellowstone National Park
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/winteract.htm
This Web site will help with winter trip-planning to Yellowstone.

Yellowstone Association
http://www.yellowstoneassociation.org/
A nonprofit organization dedicated to educating visitors by offering trip planners, books, videos, and guided classes.

Yellowstone National Park: Wildlife
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/index.htm
Learn more about the wildlife at Yellowstone.

Bear Research

Bear Center: Research, Education and Conservation Program, Washington State University
http://www.natural-resources.wsu.edu/research/bear-center/index.html
The bear program at Washington State University was established to provide information and the understanding necessary to conserve bears around the world.

Grizzly Bear Research at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University
http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/features/Bears/index.asp
Learn about groundbreaking cardiac research with grizzly bears.

Windows Into Wonderland – The Bears of Yellowstone
http://www.windowsintowonderland.org/bears/index.htm
Take a look at the grizzly bear’s habits and habitat, and then learn about the history and challenges of bear management.

Cold Weather Resources

Outdoor Action Guide to Winter Camping
http://www.princeton.edu/~oa/winter/wintcamp.shtml
An excellent article that describes the proper knowledge, experience, and equipment one needs to travel safely for winter camping.

Outdoor Ed: A Professional’s Resource for Outdoor Activities
http://www.outdoored.com/
A good resource for outdoor and experiential education.

John Colter

Biography of John Colter: Lewis & Clark, The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/inside/jcolt.html

Colter’s Hell & Jackson Hole: The Fur Trappers’ Exploration of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Park Region
http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/grte1/index.htm
Online resource about John Colter’s travels.

Hibernation

Hibernation: MSN Encarta
http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761552980/Hibernation.html
Get a basic overview about hibernation.

RELATED EPISODES

The Good, the Bad, and the Grizzly
This program looks at the grizzly bear’s remarkable recovery and examines the controversy behind the conservation success story.

BOOKS

Heinrich, Bernd. Winer World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival. New York: Harper Collins, 2004.

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