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Mar
31
Tue
‘Staying Safe in Bear, Lion and Wolf Country’ workshop @ Wyoming Game and Fish Department Sheridan Regional Office
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Would you know how to react if you were hiking in the Bighorn Mountains and you suddenly came upon a mountain lion or if you were camping and a black bear wandered into your camp? How about if you suddenly encountered a wolf or grizzly bear while hiking in Yellowstone National Park?

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host “Staying Safe in Bear, Lion and Wolf Country” workshops at 7 p.m. March 30 at the Dayton Town Hall and at 7 p.m. March 31 at the WGFD Regional Office in Sheridan.

Information and tools will be provided to participants that they can use to avoid dangerous encounters and prevent future conflicts.

“There is potential for human interactions with black bears and mountain lions on the east side of the Bighorns,” Sheridan Wildlife Biologist Tim Thomas said. “The Game and Fish Department wants people to understand how to reduce the potential for conflicts ensuring the safety of both humans and the animals.”

Presentations will feature behavior and biology, safety and legal issues, and focus on what to do in an encounter situation. Demonstrations about the proper use of bear spray will be presented. Information will also be provided on how to reduce the likelihood of an unwanted encounter.

Seminars are free and open to people of all ages and skill levels.

For additional information, contact Bud Stewart at 672-7418.

Dayton Town Hall is located at 608 Broadway St. in Dayton.

The WGFD Regional Office is located at 700 Valley View in Sheridan.

Apr
2
Thu
Open house for new Forest Service District Ranger @ Tongue Ranger District office
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Employees at the U.S. Forest Service Tongue Ranger District will host an open house April 2 from 4-6 p.m. to welcome District Ranger Amy Ormseth.

The open house will be held at the Tongue Ranger District office located at 2013 Eastside Second St. in Sheridan.

Ormseth comes to Sheridan most recently as the District Ranger from the Pike and San Isabel National Forests and Cimarron/Comanche National Grasslands in Salida, Colorado. She began her work in Sheridan earlier this year.

The open house affords an opportunity for the public to meet Ormseth and district employees one-on-one and learn what the district has planned for the upcoming summer season.

For more information about this event, call 674-2600.

Archaeological Society presentation on Mystic Maze @ Sheridan Holiday Inn, Le Gourmet Room
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan-Johnson County chapter of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will meet at 6 p.m. April 2 at the Sheridan Holiday Inn, in the Le Gourmet room.

Dinner will be ordered from the menu, however it is not necessary to order dinner to attend the free program.

Following dinner, at approximately 7:15 p.m., Billings Bureau of Land Reclamation archaeologist George Shannon will give a presentation on the Mystic Maze site, located in Needles, California. Numbers of geoglyphs have been located on the large 100-acre site. The geoglyph designs were created with stones from the site. The Mystic Maze site is considered a portal to the Mojave Indians afterlife. It is also subject to a Chrome IV spill and is currently undergoing a cleanup action.

Shannon holds a doctorate in anthropology from Michigan State University and has practiced archaeology in the Arctic, Midwest, Eastern Seaboard, Southeast, Texas, Southwest, California and Great Plains over the past 40 years.

Reservations are not necessary to attend the free program and members of the public are encouraged to attend.

The Sheridan Holiday Inn is located at 1809 Sugarland Drive.

Apr
4
Sat
Creating an Edible Landscape workshop @ Landon's Greenhouse and Nursery
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host two workshops focused on creating a beautiful — and edible — landscape and the basics of vegetable gardening on April 1.

“Creating the Edible Landscape” will be held at 11 a.m. In this workshop, participants will learn how to combine landscape principles with edible plants to create an outdoor landscape that is stunning and nourishing.

“Veggies 101” will be held at 1 p.m. This workshop will help those who are new to veggie gardening begin their adventure. The course will also be a good refresher for anyone wanting to review the basics in order to prepare for this year’s garden.

Participants will learn gardening basics, from soil to sun and fertilizer to fruition. They are invited to stick around to watch a few items be planted in Landon’s “Demo Garden” after the workshop.

Landon’s will also host its weekly farmers market from 9-11 a.m. Saturday.

A prize drawing will be held directly after the workshops for those who called and preregistered. For more information or to register, call 672-8340 or stop by the greenhouse.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery is located at 505 College Meadows Drive.

Veggies 101 workshop @ Landon's Greenhouse and Nursery
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm

SHERIDAN — Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery will host two workshops focused on creating a beautiful — and edible — landscape and the basics of vegetable gardening on April 2.

“Creating the Edible Landscape” will be held at 11 a.m. In this workshop, participants will learn how to combine landscape principles with edible plants to create an outdoor landscape that is stunning and nourishing.

“Veggies 101” will be held at 1 p.m. This workshop will help those who are new to veggie gardening begin their adventure. The course will also be a good refresher for anyone wanting to review the basics in order to prepare for this year’s garden.

Participants will learn gardening basics, from soil to sun and fertilizer to fruition. They are invited to stick around to watch a few items be planted in Landon’s “Demo Garden” after the workshop.

Landon’s will also host its weekly farmers market from 9-11 a.m. Saturday.

A prize drawing will be held directly after the workshops for those who called and preregistered. For more information or to register, call 672-8340 or stop by the greenhouse.

Landon’s Greenhouse and Nursery is located at 505 College Meadows Drive.

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