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 2017 Lunchtime Expedition series runs from April 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.
- July 6: Jesse Boulerice with Past, Present, and Future for Black-footed Ferrets in Wyoming
- August 3: Todd Wilkinson and Tom Mengleson with An Afternoon with Grizzly 399
- September 7: Larry Todd with High Elevations, Old Sites, and New Perspectives on Human Paleoecology in Wyoming’s Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
- October 5: Corinna Riginos with Oh Deer! The Problem of Roads as Barriers to Deer Migrations and Movements in Wyoming
- November 2: Craig Lee with The Archaeology of Alpine Snow and Ice in the Mid-latitude Mountains of the Greater Yellowstone and Beyond
- December 7
These talks take place at 5:15 p.m. and are followed by a reception.
- June 23: Steve Horan with Finding and Photographing Subjects for the People of Yellowstone Book
- July 27: Robert Smith with The Yellowstone Hotspot: Past, Present, and Future
- August 9: Larry Sessions with Chasing the Moon’s Shadow: The Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017
- August 16: Kristine Sowl with Home of Massive Bears and Diminutive Geese: Wildlife Tales from the Alaska Peninsula (co-hosted by the McCracken Research Library)
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.