Educational Programs at the Werner Museum

Adult Study Group

January 16

Russell Hawley “Ice Age Wildlife”

What animals roamed the earth during the Ice Age and how did they deal with that era’s
harsh conditions? Join Russell Hawley for Werner Wildlife Museum’s Wildlife Study
Series at 7:00 on January 16 to find out.

Bio: Russell J. Hawley is the Education Specialist at the Tate Geological
Museum at Casper College in Wyoming, where he gives tours and produces artwork for
museum displays. He also contributes a paleontology question and answer column to the
museum newsletter. Russell has worked at the museum since 1997, and has been digging
up fossils in Wyoming since 1990. He illustrated Islands in the Cosmos: the Evolution of
Life on Land by Paleontologist Dr. Dale Russell. Recently his one-man art show, ‘A
Thousand Unnamed Worlds’, was on display for a year at the Wyoming State Museum in

February 20

Kathleen Wille, “Wildlife Photography”

On February 20 at 7:00, the Wildlife Study Series presents wildlife photography Kathleen
Wille speaking on the art of wildlife photography, her own work, and her adventures in
the field.

Bio to come.

March 19

Dwaine Wagoner, “Natrona County Moths”

Ever wondered about the names of those moths that enliven gardens and wild country
during the warm months of the year, or how they survive Wyoming’s harsh winters?
Dwaine Wagoner will share this information and more at 7:00 during the March 19
meeting of the Wildlife Study Series at Werner Wildlife Museum.

Bio: Dwaine Wagoner describes himself as “a 73 yr. old curmudgeon with a high school
diploma and an advanced degree of curiosity.” A longtime volunteer at Werner Wildlife
Museum and Tate Geological Museum, Wagoner also wrote and photographed
“Butterflies of Natrona County” which is currently on display downstairs at the Werner.

April 16

Brian Sebade “Native Wyoming Plants and Wildlife”

What happens to wildlife when the native plants it depends upon are replaced by exotics?
For the answers to this question and others, join plant expert Brain Sebade for his Wildlife
Study Series presentation entitled “Native Wyoming Plants and Wildlife” at Werner
Wildlife Museum at 7:00 p.m. on April 17.

Bio to come.

Interested in programs dedicated to learning about animals that live right here in wonderful Wyoming? Want to meet other people who share your interests?  Join us at Werner Wildlife Museum, 405 East 15th Street, on the fourth Thursday at 7 pm  for presentations about wildlife science, mythology, stories of real life animal encounters, and a close look at the museum’s wild animal collection. Reservations for the following programs are appreciated but walk-ins are never turned away. Call the museum at 235-2108 for more information.