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May
30
Sat
Amsden Creek field trip with the Bighorn Native Plant Society @ Meet at Kmart parking lot and caravan to Amsden Creek area
May 30 @ 8:00 am

SHERIDAN — Bob Giurgevich will lead a field trip to the Amsden Creek area on May 30 for the Bighorn Native Plant Society.

The Bighorn Mountains are renowned for their wildflower displays, and the trip will involve identifying spring flora in the Amsden Creek area.

The field trip is free and open to the public.

Those interested in attending should meet at 8 a.m. at the recycling bins located in the Kmart parking lot on North Main Street. Participants will then caravan to Amsden Creek.

Participants should bring a sack lunch or snacks and plenty of water.

The Bighorn Native Plant Society was established in 2000 as a nonprofit organization “dedicated to encouraging the appreciation and conservation of native flora and plant communities in the Bighorn Mountains and adjacent plains.”

For more information call Giurgevich at 672-5064.

‘The Art and Science of Grasslands’ symposium @ Ucross Foundation
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

UCROSS — The Ucross Foundation will host its Wyoming Grasslands Celebration on May 29-30.

On May 29, the WYO Theater will feature the Sheridan premiere of the film, “The Ucross Experiment: Cross Pollination of Arts and Sciences,” a documentary film that captures the explorations and adventures of four pairs of prominent artists and scientists from the University of Wyoming when they came together at the Ucross Foundation in summer 2014.

The film is by Ali Grossman and features UW professors including composer Anne Guzzo, geologist Ron Frost, dancer Rachael Shaw, physiological ecologist Michael Dillon, rangeland ecologist Ann Hild, poet Harvey Hix, sculptor Ashley Hope Carlisle, microbial ecologist Naomi Ward and project leader Jeff Lockwood.

The film will begin with a public reception at 6:30 p.m. May 29 at the Mars Theater at the WYO Theater, located at 42 N. Main St. The film will be shown from 7-8:30 p.m. with a question and answer session to follow.

On May 30, there will be a day-long symposium at the Ucross Foundation about “The Art and Science of Grasslands.” The morning will include discussions on a variety of topics. The afternoon will include a photography workshop, a bird and plant walk, ranch mapping, a hydrology workshop and a naturalist hike for kids. Lunch will also be offered.

Participants in the symposium include writers Frank Goodyear and Laura Bell; photographers Michael Berman and William Sutton; Bighorn Audubon Society President Jackie Canterbury; Yale University representatives Charlie Bettigole, Arthur Middleton and Catherine Kuhn; Plank Stewardship Initiative representative John Heyneman; Rick Pallister and Trey Davis of The Nature Conservancy; Brian Mealor with the UW Extension Center and moderator Michelle Sullivan.

Morning discussions will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., lunch will be held at 12:30 p.m., afternoon workshops will run from 1:30-4 p.m. and the closing reception will be held from 4-5 p.m.

A Science Kids program will also be offered from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Both the documentary showing and the symposium are free and open to the public.

Call the Ucross Foundation at 737-2291 or email tkikut@ucross.org to RSVP by May 28 for the symposium or for more information.

Jun
3
Wed
2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Jun 3 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show will be held June 3-6 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. With a theme of “Nuts and Bolts of Your Industry,” the convention will focus on understanding the behind-the-scenes work done by national and state organizations.

The annual convention is hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and is open to members and non-members.

The convention will feature presentations about various organizations, agencies, the University of Wyoming and Sheridan College as well as important issues in Wyoming agriculture.

Highlights include:

  • a presentation by Miss Wyoming 2014, Jessie Allen, and Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, on “Leading for Wyoming Agriculture” on June 4
  • a “Nuts and Bolts of State Agencies” panel discussion on June 4
  • a Cattlemen’s Club luncheon on June 4
  • discussions and annual reports by various beef associations and councils on June 5
  • discussion of generational ranch transfers by several Sheridan attorneys
  • addresses by State Treasurer Mark Gordon and Gov. Matt Mead
  • a panel on sage grouse on June 5
  • a dinner banquet on June 5 featuring Dave Munsick
  • a Roundup Breakfast on June 6 with congressional representatives

Find a full schedule of events and more information online at wysga.org, call 307-638-3942 or email info@wysga.org.

Jun
4
Thu
2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Jun 4 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show will be held June 3-6 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. With a theme of “Nuts and Bolts of Your Industry,” the convention will focus on understanding the behind-the-scenes work done by national and state organizations.

The annual convention is hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and is open to members and non-members.

The convention will feature presentations about various organizations, agencies, the University of Wyoming and Sheridan College as well as important issues in Wyoming agriculture.

Highlights include:

  • a presentation by Miss Wyoming 2014, Jessie Allen, and Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, on “Leading for Wyoming Agriculture” on June 4
  • a “Nuts and Bolts of State Agencies” panel discussion on June 4
  • a Cattlemen’s Club luncheon on June 4
  • discussions and annual reports by various beef associations and councils on June 5
  • discussion of generational ranch transfers by several Sheridan attorneys
  • addresses by State Treasurer Mark Gordon and Gov. Matt Mead
  • a panel on sage grouse on June 5
  • a dinner banquet on June 5 featuring Dave Munsick
  • a Roundup Breakfast on June 6 with congressional representatives

Find a full schedule of events and more information online at wysga.org, call 307-638-3942 or email info@wysga.org.

Juke Joint Jump concert with SheridanAires @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jun 4 @ 1:30 pm

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will present ‘Juke Joint Jump’ on June 4 and 5 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

This choir concert will feature special guests Heidi Parker and Morgan Parker.

On June 4, the concert will begin at 1:30 p.m.

On June 5, the concert will include dinner at 6 p.m. and the show at 7:15 p.m.

Cost for dinner is a suggested $10 donation.

RSVP is requested for dinner by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

Jun
5
Fri
2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Jun 5 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show will be held June 3-6 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. With a theme of “Nuts and Bolts of Your Industry,” the convention will focus on understanding the behind-the-scenes work done by national and state organizations.

The annual convention is hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and is open to members and non-members.

The convention will feature presentations about various organizations, agencies, the University of Wyoming and Sheridan College as well as important issues in Wyoming agriculture.

Highlights include:

  • a presentation by Miss Wyoming 2014, Jessie Allen, and Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, on “Leading for Wyoming Agriculture” on June 4
  • a “Nuts and Bolts of State Agencies” panel discussion on June 4
  • a Cattlemen’s Club luncheon on June 4
  • discussions and annual reports by various beef associations and councils on June 5
  • discussion of generational ranch transfers by several Sheridan attorneys
  • addresses by State Treasurer Mark Gordon and Gov. Matt Mead
  • a panel on sage grouse on June 5
  • a dinner banquet on June 5 featuring Dave Munsick
  • a Roundup Breakfast on June 6 with congressional representatives

Find a full schedule of events and more information online at wysga.org, call 307-638-3942 or email info@wysga.org.

Juke Joint Jump concert with SheridanAires @ Sheridan Senior Center
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The SheridanAires will present ‘Juke Joint Jump’ on June 5 at the Sheridan Senior Center.

This choir concert will feature special guests Heidi Parker and Morgan Parker.

The concert will include dinner at 6 p.m. and the show at 7:15 p.m.

Cost for dinner is $10.

RSVP is requested for dinner by calling the Sheridan Senior Center at 672-2240.

Jun
6
Sat
2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show @ Sheridan Holiday Inn
Jun 6 all-day

SHERIDAN — The 2015 Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show will be held June 3-6 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan. With a theme of “Nuts and Bolts of Your Industry,” the convention will focus on understanding the behind-the-scenes work done by national and state organizations.

The annual convention is hosted by the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and is open to members and non-members.

The convention will feature presentations about various organizations, agencies, the University of Wyoming and Sheridan College as well as important issues in Wyoming agriculture.

Highlights include:

  • a presentation by Miss Wyoming 2014, Jessie Allen, and Sen. Dave Kinskey, R-Sheridan, on “Leading for Wyoming Agriculture” on June 4
  • a “Nuts and Bolts of State Agencies” panel discussion on June 4
  • a Cattlemen’s Club luncheon on June 4
  • discussions and annual reports by various beef associations and councils on June 5
  • discussion of generational ranch transfers by several Sheridan attorneys
  • addresses by State Treasurer Mark Gordon and Gov. Matt Mead
  • a panel on sage grouse on June 5
  • a dinner banquet on June 5 featuring Dave Munsick
  • a Roundup Breakfast on June 6 with congressional representatives

Find a full schedule of events and more information online at wysga.org, call 307-638-3942 or email info@wysga.org.

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