Draper Natural History Museum Blogs

Points West Online: Icon of the American West — Golden Eagle

Points West blog 098: A golden eagle's wingspan may exceed seven feet. Photograph by Keith Cauley.

Originally published in Points West in Spring 2015 Golden eagle: Icon of the American West The Draper Natural History Museum’s ongoing exploration of our regional symbol and… 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

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