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The Art and Science of Learning to Coexist with Urban Wildlife

Apr 28, 2018   |    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Art and Science of Learning to Coexist with Urban Wildlife

Join us for a day of Leaning to Coexist with Urban Wildlife. In the morning there are two free presentations, followed by a visual artist workshop. The workshop is also free, and includes lunch, so registration is required.

The presentations begin at 11 a.m.
“Art Can Save a Panda: Bringing Artists and Scientists Together for Animal Conservation”
A Tedx Talk by Dr. Lucy Spelman, Professor of Biology & Science Visualization at Rhode Island School of Design.

“Illustrating ‘BirdNote: Chirps, Quirks, and Stories of 100 Birds from the Popular Public Radio Show’”
Emily Poole, Jackson-born artist & illustrator

At 12:30 p.m., the Visual Artist Workshop brings together artists and scientists to practice interpreting and communication science through visual art. Participating scientists include ecologists, researchers, and biologists who protect and study wildlife native to the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
For the workshop, registration is required. Please register with Lisa Simmons at 307-732-5435,

Thanks to our generous sponsors Creature Conserve and Center of Wonder.

    What People Are Saying

    We went here because one of our kids wasn't feeling too well so we looked for options that were softer than trekking (summers) , and we absolutely loved it . The art work is fascinating and beautiful and varied ...a must visit - esp if its a rainy day :)

    - amazingnivs, Mumbai

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