720 Sheridan Ave
Cody, WY 82414
Due to unforeseen circumstances, this lecture is cancelled.
We apologize for any inconvenience. Please make plans to attend the September 26 talk in this series, Sea Change — How Invasive Annual Grasses are Changing Sagebrush Grasslands by Brian Mealor.
Finding Common Ground for Conservation in Local Communities
By Brian Rutledge
August 16, 2018
Join us for a special evening lecture on August 16—part of the “Draper After Dark” series hosted by our Draper Natural History Museum. Our speaker is Brian Rutledge from the National Audubon Society, who presents Finding Common Ground for Conservation in Local Communities.
The talks in this series are free, and take place in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Coe Auditorium.
About our speaker
Brian Rutledge is the Vice President and Policy Advisor for the National Audubon Society’s Central Flyway, where he serves as Director of the Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative, and as a conservation member of the Wyoming Sage-grouse Implementation Team. He was formerly Vice President for the National Audubon Society’s Rocky Mountain Region and Executive Director of Audubon Rockies.
Rutledge has served as an instructor and interpreter since childhood, leading Eco-tours to many corners of the globe. He served for five years as the President/Chief Executive Officer of Zoo New England, and as Executive Director of the Maryland Zoological Society for thirteen years. Rutledge has designed and developed exhibits, interpretive graphics, and innovative, interactive devices for the general public. He earned his bachelor of arts in psychology (ethnology) from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan
Draper After Dark lectures are supported in part by Sage Creek Ranch and the Nancy-Carroll Draper Foundation.