Bison Herd Open House Sunday, November 8 | 10:00 AM | Soapstone Prairie Natural Area
See the Laramie Foothills Conservation Herd at Soapstone Prairie and hear about their reintroduction from Dr. Jennifer Barfield and Natural Areas Staff, Matt Sampson. Registration is not required for this event, Matt and Jennifer will be available for questions from approximately 10 am-noon. Scavenger hunts and self-guided tour brochures will be available online and at Soapstone Prairie. Register if desired to receive updates about the event and have the scavenger hunt and self-guided tour e-mailed to you in advance.
Stewardship Behind the Scenery - The Making of a Herd Sunday, November 8 | 6:00 PM | Registration Required
Restoring bison to Soapstone Prairie Natural Area requires a lot of teamwork. Hear from different organizations and individuals involved in the reintroduction and management of the Laramie Foothills Bison Conservation Herd. Join online for a virtual panel that will be broadcast simultaneously on Zoom and via the herd's Facebook Live.
Dr. Jennifer Barfield, CSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Ty Smith, Director, CSU Native American Cultural Center
Matt Sampson, City of Fort Collins Natural Areas
Meegan Flenniken, Larimer County Natural Resources
Liba Pejchar, CSU Warner College of Natural Resources
Jack Rhyan, National Wildlife Research Center, US Department of Agriculture