Lectures and Films
Explore the American West through our lectures, presentations, and videos. Take a look at what’s coming up, and click a video to watch past programs.
Draper Natural History Museum Lectures
Our Lunchtime Expedition series runs from February through December, the first Thursday of the month. These free lectures explore a variety of natural history subjects and issues and take place in our Coe Auditorium at 12:15 p.m. Lunchtime Expeditions are supported in part by Sage Creek Ranch and the Nancy-Carroll Draper Foundation.
- June 7: Brian Woodbridge with From Sagebrush Sea to Pacific Ocean: Golden Eagle Conservation in the Big Picture
- July 5: Gary Beauvais with The Wyoming Natural Diversity Database
- August 2: Larry Loendorf with Wildlife in Rock Art
- September 6: Holly Copeland with Wind Energy in Wyoming
- October 4: Zach Wallace with Golden Eagle Conservation in the Wyoming Basin Ecoregion
- November 1: Bonnie Lawrence-Smith with Golden Eagles in the Rock Art Record
- December 6: Bryan Bedrosian with Lead Poisoning in Wildlife
Past Lunchtime Expeditions: if you’re curious what we’ve been up to!
- May 3: Dr. Charles R. Preston with The Eagle and the Rabbit—Predator and Prey in the Sagebrush Sea
- April 5: Gretchen Hurley with From Ancient Rivers to Silent Cliffs: The Geomorphology of Golden Eagle Nesting and Hunting Habitats in the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming
- March 1: Destin Harrell with Prairie Dogs: Ecosystem Engineers
- February 1: Corey Ancowith Leopards and Wolves and Skulls, Oh My! A tale of communicating science through natural history collections
Lectures on Film Archive
Are you interested in learning more about some of the subjects we delve into here at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West? Explore these playlists to view video of full-length lectures and presentations that have taken place here at the Center.