While the Bighorn Bash 2020 is not going to take place in-person due to Covid19, we will be offering a scaled-down (but still very exciting!) Bash 2020 Raffle with some awesome raffle prizes for you to help support the Center. More information to come but this raffle will take place starting in October 2020 and […]
Come learn how biologists and state agencies use telemetry equipment to find collared bighorn sheep! Staff from NBSC and WY G&F will answer questions, explain telemetry equipment and collar use on wild sheep, and more wildlife questions. Come prepared by dressing properly, bring any cameras, and don't forget a snack or warm travel mug of […]
Joe Brandl will show how winter survival shelters can save a life. This event will include information on what to carry in a pack, how to signal for help when in need, and how to construct simple snow shelters that can provide protection in the event a night is spent unexpectedly outdoors in the mountains.
Sara Bridge, ED of the National Bighorn Sheep Center in Dubois, will share the narrative of the declining Whiskey Mountain Herd. Once comprised of 2,500 sheep, the herd dwindles, with wildlife biologists counting fewer than 500 sheep today. Attend this session to learn more about this majestic mountain animal, diseases that affect bighorns, and historic and […]
This will be a captivating Zoom session hosted by NBSC and Larry Todd explaining the ancient connection between bighorns and the Mountain Shoshone. Learn about sheep traps, soapstone use, and a way of life that is but a humbling story for most to listen to. Larry Todd (BA, University of Wyoming; MA, PhD, University of […]
Tune in to this engaging event covering the many mysteries of bacterial pathogens and respiratory disease in bighorn sheep. Presented by Hank Edwards, Wyoming Game & Fish Department Wildlife Health Laboratory supervisor, this online event will prove to be educational and hopefully shed light on a topic that plagues the minds of many. Please register […]
Come to the screening of this backcountry film that tells the narrative of a bighorn sheep herd tucked back in Grand Teton National Park - an area accessed in the wintertime by recreationists; skiers and snowmobilers play a role in the lives of these bighorns and this film shares the impacts of these outdoor pursuits […]
Meet at the wildlife-viewing kiosk off Trail Lake road for a fun, educational and community-based hike. Staff from the NBSC will lead the hike in the Whiskey Basin area from the kiosk to educate and answer any questions regarding bighorn sheep and the surrounding habitat. Bring a lunch and appropriate hiking gear for a day […]
Dubois Invasive Species Watch Training Using iNaturalist May 15, 2021 from 9:00 - 11:00 Meet at Pete's Pond parking area in Dubois, WY Please register ahead of time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org so we know how many people to expect. Before you attend this training, download the iNaturalist app onto your smartphone. If possible, please watch the virtual training here or […]
“Kids Corner”: Dubois Museum: Bailey Tire & Pit Stop Travel Center Children’s Exploration Series. $3.00 per person Kids Corner #1: Explore Mason Draw! This program will focus on teaching kids to hike in the outdoors while learning about plants, birds, animals, rocks, and the different ways sediments deposit in stream beds. Be sure to bring water, snack, […]
Animals are incredible athletes! Come learn about some of their impressive skills, adaptations, and athleticism and see how your skills compare to theirs. This will be a fun, immersive lesson and will open eyes to how wild animals are so adaptive to their environments. Located at the National Bighorn Sheep Center, 10 Bighorn Lane.
Take this educational hike and learn about local botany! Wildflowers, shrubs, forbs: all plants to be identified on this outdoor hike. Folks will head out the East Fork east of Dubois with Meredith and Lynn and hike from approximately 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. This hike will take place on Shoshone National Forest lands on […]