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 […]
epiCENTER: Explore the CENTER of it all with our staff!
Enjoy the observations and interests of the people who work at the Center of the West here in our staff blog. Just note that these are the personal perspectives of individual staff members, and are not meant to be official representations of Center expertise or policy.
When trees first evolved, they existed only in the tropics and for good reason—50% of the tree is water. Cold temperatures turn water into ice, causing it to expand. This […]
“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, […]
For the sixteenth spring, the Plains Indian Museum hosted high school students, tribal elders, and instructors from St. Labre Indian School in Ashland, Montana. The student’s spring visit is part […]
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 […]