There are many surprises in the natural world. Some are due to our own false interpretations and conclusions, others are due to misinformation we have been given, as well as information that at one time was considered true but has been disproven.
Draper Natural History Museum Blogs
Let’s face it, most of us have had our hearts broken at some point. When that happens, it’s completely normal to swear to ourselves that we will never go through that pain again. And yet, we inevitably find ourselves attracted to another person, head-over-heels in love. Wouldn’t it be so much easier if we were […]
This year has thrown everyone a curve ball. Learn how the Draper Natural History Museum rose to the unexpected challenge of 2020 as we look at our year in review. A Moose in the Fall Draper Curator, Nathan Doerr along with Patrick Needham and Terry Chase (Chase Studio, Inc) complete renovations in Mountain Meadow exhibits. […]
The Draper Museum Raptor Experience will be 10 years old in 2021. In honor, we are featuring the 11 raptors in the program. Jade is a bald eagle. He is the only raptor that is always on exhibit. He lives in the gardens of the museum. Melissa Hill, the live raptor program manager, said he […]
It’s likely you are familiar with the carol, “Twelve Days of Christmas.” Moreover, you have probably sung it. But, have you ever noted how many birds are within the lyrics? To save you the time of counting, I’ll just tell you. There are six birds given as gifts in the song. If you do not […]
The Draper Museum Raptor Experience will be 10 years old in 2021. In honor, we are featuring the 11 raptors in the program. Amelia is a short eared owl. Unlike most other owls, short eared owls are active in the middle of the day. “She’s a lot of fun to have in our programs just […]