Wyoming Arts Council

"Signatures" explores threats to bird habitats

From a UW press release:

The semi-monthly University of Wyoming television series, “Wyoming Signatures,” will feature segments on dinosaurs and Wyoming birds.

The public affairs program will air on KCWC, Wyoming Public Television, at 7:30 p.m.,Thursday, Dec. 13. The show will repeat Sunday, Dec. 16, at 5:30 p.m.

Brent Breithaupt, director of the UW Geological Museum, will discuss his research that shows parallels between dinosaurs and modern emus. He will also discuss important dinosaur discoveries in Wyoming in the late 19th century.

Also on the show, Audubon Society of Wyoming Executive Director Brian Rutledge will talk about bird species’ dependence on Wyoming’s sage brush and how development in Wyoming gas fields can threaten their habitat.

“Wyoming Signatures” is produced by UW Television. KCWC can be seen off-air or via cable in communities throughout Wyoming, including Casper, Cheyenne, Laramie, Riverton, Lander, Rock Springs, Green River, Powell, Cody, Sheridan, Gillette, Jackson, Pinedale and Big Piney. Check local listings for specific channel information.

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