With the opening of a new permanent exhibit just a month away, golden eagle education is heating up at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Ten years of research has led up to Monarch of the Skies: The Golden Eagle in Greater Yellowstone and the American West at the Draper Natural History Museum. Behind the Draper and the golden eagle research is Dr. Charles R. Preston, senior curator and founding curator of its raptor program. Preston took a familiar position behind the podium to a packed house last week during the museum’s popular Lunchtime Expedition lecture series — now in its 19th year. His speech on the relationship between region eagles, the cottontail rabbit and other animals of prey was the second of three lectures leading up to the grand...
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Golden research: Studies by museum staff to be highlighted in new exhibition