Wildlife Study September 20 features Zack Hutchinson

By: Lisa S. Icenogle
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A special Wednesday edition of the September Werner Wildlife Study Series will feature ornithologist Zach Hutchinson.

Hutchinson’s presentation, “Community Science in Wyoming,” will look at ongoing community science and conservation efforts open to the public in Natrona County and throughout Wyoming. Hutchinson will also present information gathered through community-driven efforts to monitor bird populations in Natrona County. The talk will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m.

A community science coordinator and naturalist, Hutchinson holds a bachelor’s degree in zoology from New Mexico State University. He operated programs combining science, art, and kayaks, served as an alligator conservation biologist, and was a museum operations director. Hutchinson also authored “The Great Wyoming Bird Trail,” an app that allows bird enthusiasts to find birds in Wyoming. Through his various Audubon bird banding projects, he focuses on engaging students and adults with experiential learning.

The Werner Wildlife Study Series takes place in the Africa-Arctic Room in the Werner Wildlife Museum. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 307-235-2108.

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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