Spring is always a special time in Grand Teton National Park as wildlife emerge with their cubs, the snow begins to retreat from the mountain range and slowly, surely green shoots begin to show life.
Still waters, bluebird blue skies, and winter's receding coat of snow create a gorgeous moment at the beaver ponds at Schwabacher's Landing.
A pair of mallards take wing over the still waters of the beaver ponds, with last night's coating of snow atop the upper reaches of the Grand Teton mountain range reflecting below.
A moment of light finds the upper elevations of Mount Moran.
Sunrise has struck the high peaks of the Teton mountain range as a full moon begins to slip into a new day. Dwindling Lake Jackson shimmers below. The lonely and eerie cry of a loon reverberates
The apex predator in the Grand Teton kingdom, a large grizzly stalks his prey across the willow flats. He has sired many of the younger bears in this area, he has killed some of them and feasted on many, many other elk, moose, rodents and more.
A large and powerful grizzly makes his way with surprising stealth through the willows where he hunts for young elk for his next meal.
One of the most photogenic bears to have graced Grand Teton National Park, Blondie strolls through a greening meadow in search of biscuitroot.
Swollen by winter's snows, Hidden Falls. is a deafening roar as it tumbles down this mountain side high above Jenny Lake.
The early green of spring aspen are a unique shade that fairly seems to glow, especially as yet another snow shower falls this early June morning.
Spring growth on the aspen amidst an early June snow squall.
The grizzlies of Grand Teton National Park are stunning in early spring as they graze among the countless flowers that quickly bloom in these shallow soils and shortened season.
A pair of young fox kits are full of playful curiosity as they explore their secret sanctuary in the woods of Grand Teton National Park.
In a matter of weeks, spring's flowers germinate, grow and bloom, stretching with apparent joy to the warm blue skies above.
The cottonwoods are just beginning to leaf and the grasses surrounding the Moulton barn have just turned green. The air is crisp. Snow clings to the mountain's peaks. It is springtime in the Tetons.
Before the sun had risen, we made our way to this surreal setting of still, reflecting waters at Schwabacher's Landing, soaring cottonwoods and the still winter-cloaked peaks of the Teton range.
Fog hovers below the Teton Range, just beyond this curve in the Snake River.
Countless berry bushes and wildflowers carpet the hillsides above Jenny Lake, serving as a popular home to many black bears.
A young fox kit play atop his family home.
A young fox kit peeks through the shrubs the help camouflage this family's den.
After days of rain, snow showers and fog, the clouds have parted and a new day dawns over Willow Flats and the Teton mountain range. The Flats are a rich refuge for elk and moose, and the apex predators that hunt them. As the sun illuminates the freshly snow-covered mountain range, the elk that have been foraging in the open meadows of the Flats retreat to more secluded and safer havens.