Draper Natural History Museum Blogs

Mountain goat and bighorn sheep ecology subject of free Lunchtime Expedition lecture

Mountain goat. NPS photo by Nathan Varley,1993.

Bighorn sheep and mountain goats are two of the iconic animals of the rugged mountain ranges of the northern Rocky Mountains. Yet according to wildlife… Read More

Lunchtime Expedition speaker shares research on harmonizing energy development with wildlife populations

Dr. Jeffrey L. Beck discusses responses of wildlife to energy development in Wyoming's sagebrush steppe ecosystems at the next Lunchtime Expedition.

Wyoming’s sagebrush steppe ecosystem, which provides essential habitat for sage-grouse and other diverse species, also harbors rich energy reserves such as coal, natural gas, oil,… Read More