Our Yellowstone: Friday Forum with Lee H. Whittlesey
- Date: 09/14/2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
- Location: Bozeman Public Library: Community Room
626 Main Street
Bozeman, Montana 59715
The 10 Top Events in the History of Yellowstone National Park:
Major events from 1871-1995 that that have shaped the Park as we experience it today.
Lee Whittlesey, recently retired after a 50-year career with Yellowstone National Park, will be discussing decisions on wildlife management, fire control, and human activities that have helped make Yellowstone what it is today. Lee has served as Park Archivist, Ranger, Tour Guide, and in recent decades as Park Historian. He is author of numerous books including, Yellowstone Place Names and Storytelling in Yellowstone: Horse and Buggy Tour Guides, and articles on Yellowstone. He also worked with Ken Burns on The National Parks: America’s Best Idea and received an honorary doctorate from MSU in 2014.
Our Yellowstone will run the month of September 2018 and is free to the community. All events will be held at the Bozeman Public Library unless otherwise noted.
Friday Forum is a montly speaker series sponsored by MSU Wonderlust, a nonprofit organization affiliated with Montana State University's Extended University and hosted by the Bozeman Public Library. It is open to the public. There is no fee to attend or registration needed. Brown bag lunches are encouraged. Coffee and tea are provided. Join us!
2nd Friday of the Month, September–May
Noon to 1:30 PM