Summer Schedule

2017 Harlow Summer Seminar Series and Special Events

BBQ dinner ($5+ donation) starts at 5:30 pm with a talk at 6:30 pm Thursday evening (unless otherwise noted) in the Berol Lodge at the AMK Ranch near Leeks Marina. Open to the public – reservations not required.

June 15

Pollinator hotshots: Engaging students in field experiences using citizen science
Gillian Bowser, Colorado State University

June 22

From wolf ecology to microbiology: An overview of Yellowstone’s contributions to research and science
Sarah Haas, Deputy Chief, Yellowstone Center for Resources

June 29

Life on the rocks: a portrait of the American Mountain Goat
Bruce Smith, Science writer and Wildlife Biologist, Montana

July 6

The role of the acoustic environment in shaping behavior, community structure andevolution
Jesse Barber, Boise State University, Boise

July 13

Life in the tropics: dispersal, reproduction, and survival in tropical birds
Corey Tarwater, University of Wyoming, Laramie

July 20

Bighorn sheep in the Teton Range
Sarah Dewey, Wildlife Biologist, Grand Teton National Park, Moose

July 27

Tetons alpine streams: unsung heroes of diversity and vulnerability
Debra Finn, Missouri State University, Springfield

Aug 3

Biology of the invasive New Zealand mudsnail in the GYE
Amy Krist, University of Wyoming, Laramie

Aug 10

Special event: 2nd annual Wyoming Festival – New Music in the Mountains
Join the world class musicians of the Wyoming Festival and composers from across the globe for a concert of new classical music inspired by the eclipse and ecology of GTNP. Wine and hor d’oeuvres reception to follow. Suggested donation $20.

Aug 11

Fri Special event: Jackson Hole dude ranching folklife
Students of the 2017 Field School for Cultural Documentation
University of Wyoming, Utah State University, American Folklife Center

Aug 17

Eclipses, Einstein, Eddington, and the shattered star that has yet to shatter
Adam Myers, University of Wyoming, Laramie

Aug 18-21

A celebration of the solar eclipse
Daily activities sponsored by UW NASA Space Grant, UW Admissions, the UW Alumni Association, and UW-NPS.