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Wild Winter Photography Presentation

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A Park County Travel Council event at the Center of the West Thursday, February 8, 2024 4 p.m. The Park County Travel Council is excited to welcome our community to join us* for their free nature and wildlife photography presentation in the Coe Auditorium at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Stephen Matera and […]

Lecture: Corvids, conifers, & the pinyon jay

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Corvids and Conifers: The unusual case of the pinyon jay Pinyon Jay (Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus). Photo by Amy Phillips. By Corey Anco February 1, 2024 Noon–1 p.m. Free Join us for our first Lunchtime Expedition of 2024, Corvids and Conifers: The unusual case of the pinyon jay, presented by our own Draper Museum Curator Corey Anco. […]

Talk: Switchback Ranch Flight Operations

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The Toughest Flying in the Lower 48 A History of Aircraft Flight Operations Support for the Switchback Ranch, Sunlight Basin A free "Local Lore" talk Thursday, January 18, 2024 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the first presentation of 2024 in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free talks hosted by our McCracken Research […]

Talk: The History of Pahaska Tepee

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The History of Pahaska Tepee A free talk by Bob Richard Thursday, December 21, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the December presentation of 2023 in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free talks hosted by our McCracken Research Library. For this talk Bob shares stories and photographs from throughout the history of […]

Talk: Birds and Pathogens

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It Is Not Only Fine Feathers That Make Fine Birds By Eric C. Atkinson December 7, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Free Join us for our December Lunchtime Expedition, It Is Not Only Fine Feathers That Make Fine Birds, presented by Eric C. Atkinson. The in-person talk takes place in the Center’s Coe Auditorium, with a virtual […]

Talk: Origin of Public Lands

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The Origin of Public Lands Natural Rivals by John Clayton. Pegasus Books/Simon & Schuster By John Clayton November 2, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Free Join us for our November Lunchtime Expedition, The Origin of Public Lands, presented by John Clayton. The in-person talk takes place in the Center’s Coe Auditorium, with a virtual option available. If […]

Talk: Bob Richard, Early Day Western Movies

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The "rider" from Rider of the Painted Horse. Early Day Western Movies, including a showing of The Rider of the Painted Horse Bob Richard & Robyn Cutter Thursday, October 19, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the October presentation of 2023 in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free programs hosted by our […]

Talk: Wolf-elk interactions

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Who's the Big Bad Wolf Afraid Of? Wolf-elk interactions across the wildland-urban interface GPS radio collars help researchers track where wolves go and how their movements affect other animals. Here, Kristin collars a juvenile wolf that possibly could have used a slightly higher dose of sedative. Photo by Mark Gocke, WGFD. By Kristin Barker, PhD […]

Talk: Buffalo Bill Dam, Shoshone Canyon, Hayden’s Arch

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Buffalo Bill Dam, Shoshone Canyon, and Hayden’s Arch Bridge Buffalo Bill Dam and road through Shoshone Canyons, June 1965. MS 89 Jack Richard Photograph Collection. PN.89.40.8637.07 A free talk by Bob Richard Thursday, August 17, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the August presentation of our 2023 "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free […]

Talk: Dinosaur Paleontology in the Bighorn Basin

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Dinosaur Paleontology in the Bighorn Basin By Jason Schein August 3, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Free Join us for our August Lunchtime Expedition, Dinosaur Paleontology in the Bighorn Basin, presented by Jason Schein. The in-person talk takes place in the Center’s Coe Auditorium, with a virtual option available. If you prefer to join us online, you […]

The Future of Yellowstone Forests

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The Future of Forests in Greater Yellowstone in a Warmer World with More Fire By Monica Turner July 6, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Free Join us for our July Lunchtime Expedition, The Future of Forests in Greater Yellowstone in a Warmer World with More Fire, presented by Monica Turner. The in-person talk takes place in the […]

Talk: Ranching on Rattlesnake – Before Electricity

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Ranching on Rattlesnake Creek before Electricity A free talk by Bob Richard Thursday, June 8, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Mooncrest Ranch house in snow on upper Rattlesnake Creek, December 1950. MS 089 Jack Richard Photograph Collection. PN.89.113.21328.14 Join us for the June presentation of our 2023 "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free talks hosted […]

Golden Eagle Monitoring and Research in Yellowstone National Park

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Golden Eagle Monitoring and Research in Yellowstone National Park By David Haines June 1, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Free Join us for our June Lunchtime Expedition, Golden Eagle Monitoring and Research in Yellowstone National Park, presented by David Haines. The in-person talk takes place in the Center’s Coe Auditorium, with a virtual option available. If you […]

Talk: Whitebark Pine & Limber Pine

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Functional traits underlie specialist-generalist strategies in whitebark pine and limber pine By Danielle Ulrich May 4, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Free Join us for our May Lunchtime Expedition, Functional traits underlie specialist-generalist strategies in whitebark pine and limber pine, presented by Dr. Danielle Ulrich of Montana State University. The in-person talk takes place in the Center's […]

Talk: Jeff Rudolph and Local Artists

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Jeff Rudolph and Other Local Artists A free talk by Bob Richard Thursday, April 20, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Sculptor Jeff Rudolph modeling in clay as an Artist-in-Residence. Join us for the April presentation of our 2023 "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free talks hosted by our McCracken Research Library. For this talk Bob […]

Talk: Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout in the Bighorn Basin

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Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout: History, Management, and Future Conservation Efforts in the Bighorn Basin By Joe Skorupski April 6, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Free Join us for our April Lunchtime Expedition, Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout: History, Management, and Future Conservation Efforts in the Bighorn Basin, presented by Joe Skorupski, Fisheries Management Biologist with the Wyoming Game and Fish […]

Talk: Glaciers, Graduates, and Geospatial Science

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Glaciers, Graduates, and Geospatial Science: Planning for an Uncertain Future while Engaging Students in Scientific Research By Jacki Klancher March 2, 2023 Noon – 1 p.m. Free Using kite aerial photography to capture imagery on the Dinwoody Glacier in 2017. Join us for our March Lunchtime Expedition, Glaciers, Graduates, and Geospatial Science: Planning for an […]

Talk: Bob Richard with Al & Pete Simpson, part 2

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The Cody Directors Club and other Old-timers – Part 2 A free talk by Bob Richard with special guests Al and Pete Simpson Alan K. and Peter K. Simpson Thursday, February 16, 2023 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the first presentation of 2023 in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free talks hosted by […]

Talk: Beavers and Wyoming’s riverine ecosystems

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Ecosystem Engineers: The role of beavers in restoring and maintaining Wyoming’s riverine ecosystems By Jerry Altermatt February 2, 2023 Noon – 1 p.m. Free Join us for our February Lunchtime Expedition, Ecosystem Engineers: The role of beavers in restoring and maintaining Wyoming’s riverine ecosystems, presented by Jerry Altermatt from the Wyoming Game & Fish Department's […]

Talk: Bob Richard, Sunlight and Crandall Country

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Sunlight and Crandall Country A free talk by Bob Richard Thursday, December 15, 2022 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the December presentation in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free talks hosted by our McCracken Research Library. Bob shares photographs and stories from some of the most spectacular scenic areas anywhere, which just […]

Talk: Kills, Camps, and Mountain Landscapes: Records of Bison

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Kills, Camps, and Mountain Landscapes: Records of the last 11,000 years of bison in northwestern Wyoming Lawrence Todd, PhD with Amy Phillips December 1, 2022 Noon – 1 p.m. Free Join us for our December Lunchtime Expedition, presented by Dr. Lawrence Todd, with assistance from Draper Natural History Museum Curatorial Assistant Amy Phillips. Todd shares […]

Reading & book signing: History of Cody’s Fire Departments

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The History of Cody's Volunteer Fire Departments Saturday, November 19, 2022 2–4 p.m. Join us, and special guest Alan K. Simpson, former firefighter and retired U.S. Senator, for a reading from the book The History of Cody's Volunteer Fire Departments by Park County Fire Protection District #2. The free presentation in the Coe Auditorium is […]

Talk: Bob Richard with Al & Pete Simpson

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Old-timers and Early Day Women  A free talk by Bob Richard with special guests Al and Pete Simpson Pete & Al Simpson join Bob for stories of local "old timers" November 17, Thursday, November 17, 2022 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the November presentation in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free talks […]

Talk: Glaciation in Northwestern Wyoming

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Evidence for Glaciation in Northwestern Bighorn Basin, and the Absaroka and Beartooth Mountains of Wyoming Cheryl Jaworowski and Henry Heasler November 3, 2022 Noon – 1 p.m. Free Join us for our November Lunchtime Expedition, Evidence for Glaciation in Northwestern Bighorn Basin, and Absaroka and Beartooth Mountains, Wyoming, presented by Cheryl Jaworowski, with Henry Heasler […]

Talk: Bob Richard, History of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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The History of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West Center facade under construction, connecting the Whitney Western Art and new Buffalo Bill museums in the late 1960s. P.89.3112 A free talk by Bob Richard Thursday, October 20, 2022 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the October presentation in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series […]

Talk: Moose & Thermoregulatory Behavior

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The Costs of Thermoregulatory Behavior: How are Moose in the Cody Region Coping as Summers Intensify? By Rebecca Levine October 6, 2022 Noon – 1 p.m. Free Lunchtime Expedition speaker Rebecca Levine studies moose and how they are coping with warmer, drier summers. Join us for our October Lunchtime Expedition, The Costs of Thermoregulatory Behavior: […]

Talk: Bob Richard, Heart Mountain Internment Camp Story

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The Story of the Heart Mountain Internment Camp A free talk by Bob Richard Thursday, September 15, 2022 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the September presentation in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free talks hosted by the McCracken Research Library. Bob relates the story of the Heart Mountain Internment Camp between Cody […]

Talk: Bats and Bones – What’s New at the Draper Natural History Museum?

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Articulated skeletons of a grizzly bear and a mountain lion By Corey Anco September 1, 2022 Free Join us for our September Lunchtime Expedition, Bats and Bones - What's new at the Draper Natural History Museum?, presented by the Draper's Interim Curator, Corey Anco. The in-person talk takes place in the Center's Coe Auditorium, with […]

Talk: Bob Richard, The Road to Yellowstone

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The Most Scenic 72 Miles: The Road to Yellowstone Fishing Bear Rock, 38.1 miles from Cody, from Bob's book "Cody to Yellowstone." A free talk by Bob Richard Thursday, August 18, 2022 Noon–1 p.m. Join us for the August presentation in our "Local Lore with Bob Richard" series of free talks hosted by our McCracken […]

Talk: Land Rematriation with Buffalo Restoration is Reconciliation

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By Jason Baldes August 4, 2022 Free Join us for our August Lunchtime Expedition, Land Rematriation with Buffalo Restoration is Reconciliation, presented by Jason Baldes. The in-person talk takes place in the Center's Coe Auditorium, with a virtual option available. If you prefer to join us online, you may register in advance via Zoom webinar: […]

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