When it comes to ravens, it seems that people’s opinions range from hate to love. How about you? What do you think of when you hear the word raven? I […]
Draper Natural History Museum
Draper Natural History Museum staff and volunteers work with museum exhibits, programs, labwork, and conduct ecological research in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. They also keep up with and share wildlife and science news and issues related to this world-renowned, natural treasure.
When trees first evolved, they existed only in the tropics and for good reason—50 percent of the tree is water. Cold temperatures turn water into ice, causing it to expand. […]
“Why did that bird shake?” This is a question I am occasionally asked when a visitor observes one of our birds ruffling up its feathers and shaking. Our Peregrine Falcon, […]
The Draper Natural History Museum (Draper) is debuting a new monitoring project on the Paul Stock Nature Trail this summer. Staff and volunteers will be walking the trail weekly to […]
By Amy Phillips, Curatorial AssistantDraper Natural History Museum The Draper Natural History Museum maintains two herbarium collections. One is a sister collection to the Rocky Mountain Herbarium at the University […]
There are a huge variety of bird nests throughout the world. These vary in materials used as well as types and shapes. Birds may nest in trees, on the ground, […]