Draper Natural History Museum Blogs

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

Designing a Raptor Presentation

Having fun with a volunteer from the audience.

This blog brought to you by Brandon Lewis, Live Raptor Program Assistant for the Draper Natural History Museum Melissa and I are currently in the… Read More

5 Things You Never Wanted to Know About Working With Raptors

Teasdale loves to share his "wonderful" breath with his handlers. Blech!

Here are some facts you never wanted to know about birds of prey Working with raptors is truly an honor. We are so thankful that… Read More

Seven Facts You May Not Have Known About Birds of Prey

Turkey vulture with a gull carcass it has found.

Here are some facts you might not know about birds of prey FACT #1: There are 30 species of hawks, falcons, and eagles as well… Read More