Erik Molvar: “Wyoming’s Red Desert: a Century of Conservation History”

  • Date(s): Thursday, April 14th 2016
  • Time: 6:30 p.m.
  • Location: Niobrara County Library

The Niobrara County Library will sponsor a free presentation by Erik Molvar on Thursday, April 14 at the Niobrara County Library in Lusk at 6:30 p.m. Erik Molvar will present “Wyoming’s Red Desert: a Century of Conservation History” which will explore the rich and varied conservation history of one of Wyoming’s most spectacular and enigmatic landscapes, and take a virtual tour of some its most remote and secret corners. The audience will come away with a clear understanding of the landscape and wildlife that are found in the Red Desert, and the long history of conservation efforts by Wyoming people of widely varied backgrounds.

Erik Molvar is a professional photographer and wildlife biologist. He earned a BS in Wildlife Biology with a minor in Native American Studies from the University of Montana in 1985 and an MS in Wildlife Management from the University of Alaska in 1992.

“Wyoming’s Red Desert” is presented by the Wyoming Humanities Council as part of its ThinkWY Road Scholars Tours program. The Wyoming Humanities Council provides public humanities-based programs in partnership with local organizations and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities with additional support from private donors and the Wyoming Legislature. For more information about this upcoming program contact the library at 307-334-3490.