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Public Lecture Series: Doug Smith


The Montana Tech Public Lecture Series presents Doug Smith.

Doug Smith will present Restoring Yellowstone Gray Wolves, September 21 at 5 p.m. in CBB 101.

Doug Smith is the project leader for the Wolf Restoration Project in Yellowstone and has been with the program since its inception. Doug has studied wolves for over 38 years. Prior to Yellowstone, he worked with wolves in Michigan (Isle Royale National Park) and Minnesota. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Biology from the University of Idaho, a Master of Science in Biology from Michigan Technological University, and a PhD from the University of Nevada, Reno in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology.

Doug’s talk will cover the history of gray wolves in Yellowstone National Park, the role these animals play in ecosystem function and the human understanding of wolves as part of the regions natural history.

Lecture, 5:00-6:00 pm
1/2 hour Social to follow

All lectures are free and open to the public. View the complete Public Lecture Series schedule.