We look forward to seeing you in person this year May 17-18, 2024 for all kinds of hands-on education. School groups will attend during the day on May 17th and then everyone is welcome to join in the fun starting at 4:00 pm on May 17th and continuing through May 18th.
Some education opportunities last year were: climbing wall, archery, wildlife disease walk with the Game and Fish Disease Lab, orienteering course, air rifle range, fish culture and hatcheries, Wyoming PBS Science kids series, and much more!
Thank you to our previous Education Sponsors who make this day possible!
First Interstate Bank, Home Source Realty, Lander Medical Clinic, Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundation, Brunton, State Farm – Justus Jacobs, Bowhunters of Wyoming, National Turkey Federation, Wyoming Community Bank, and more!
Also see some great learning below while you wait for the in person event. We hope you enjoy these and in case you can’t get enough check out the amazing Wyoming Outdoor Expo online with even more videos, webcams, and activities.
Avoiding Problems while Camping in Bear Country – 4:00 min – Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Horns vs. Antlers – 2:30 min – National Bighorn Sheep Center
Native vs. Nonnative Wyoming Fish – 7:30 min – Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Cheatgrass what is it and why should I care? – 2:00 min – Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Avoiding Problems while Hiking in Bear Country – 4:00 min – Buffalo Bill Center of the West
How to Apply a Splint – 7:30 min – Classic Air Medical
Trout Tour at the Dubois Fish Hatchery – 9:30 min – Wyoming Game and FIsh Department
Bighorn Sheep Feet- how do they climb? – 2:30 min – National Bighorn Sheep Center
Weather Safety and Learning – 10 min –National Weather Service
Extract DNA from Fruit – 40 min – Wyoming Game and Fish Department **See notes and supply list at right
A Virtual Riparian Hike – 10:00 min – Wyoming Wildlife Federation
You’ll need the following materials and a parent’s help in order to follow along with the DNA extraction:
- 1-2 pieces of fruit (strawberries, banana, kiwi, peach, etc.)
- 2 pinches of table salt
- 1 tablespoon clear shampoo
- 1 cup of water
- 1 quart zip lock bag
- Cold isopropyl
- Coffee filter
- Clear cup (plastic or glass)
- Bowl of ice
- Knife (to cut fruit)
- Hot water in a pan or bowl
- Paper towel
All About Owls with a live Great Horned Owl – 45 min – Wyoming Game and Fish Department