‘Wildlife at Independence Rock’ August wildlife topic

By: Lisa S. Icenogle
Image for the summer 2022 Werner Wildlife Study Series.

The August Wildlife Study Series will look at “Wildlife at Independence Rock,” presented by Mike Bardgett on Thursday, Aug. 18.

Bardgett, a former United States Bureau of Land Management naturalist at Independence Rock, will discuss the historical and contemporary wildlife at and around the site.

Bardgett obtained a B.S. from the University of Wyoming in wildlife management and conservation. He is a Choctaw tribal member, Audubon Society member, and a former Marine. The BLM currently employs Bardgett as a park ranger.

The Werner Wildlife Study Series programs begin at 7 p.m. and are family-friendly, free, and open to the public. Programs take place on the third Thursday of each month in the Africa-Arctic Room in the museum. For more information, call 307-235-2108 or email indiahayford@caspercollege.edu.

The Werner Wildlife Museum, located off the Casper College campus at 405 E. 15th Street, is free and open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Media contact: Lisa S. Icenogle

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