• Red cliffs descend into the water of Bighorn Canyon

    Bighorn Canyon

    National Recreation Area MT,WY

August 8th Talk Added

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Date: June 23, 2013
Contact: Shawn Williams, 307-548-5406

On August 8th, Charles R. Preston, PhD will be presenting a program entitled Realm of the Golden Eagles: The Changing Face of Sagebrush-steppe in the American West. Mr. Preston will discuss the long term Golden Eagle nesting ecology research project in the Bighorn Basin. The presentation will be held at the Cal S. Taggart Visitor Center in Lovell, Wyoming at 7 PM.

Did You Know?

View of Abercrombie from Horseshoe Bend boat ramp

There are over 350 Abandoned Mineral land sites recorded in Bighorn Canyon, and even more are being discovered. These sites are the result of a mining boom, caused by the search for uranium in the production of nuclear weapons during the Cold War. Even with research the names of the companies responsible for the test sites have not been found. More...