How Highways and Wildlife Intersect: History of Wildlife Crossing in Montana

Dates: October 13, 2022

Meets: Th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Belgrade Community Library

Registration Fee: $0.00

Learn about the harmful impacts of highways on wildlife, available solutions and the history of safe wildlife crossings in Montana. Projects (past and present) to provide safe wildlife crossings in Montana and other Western states will also be discussed.

Refreshments at 5:30 p.m.

This collaborative community event is presented by OLLI at MSU and the Belgrade Community Library, with sponsorship by First Interstate Bank, and is free and open to the public.

There is a 50-person registration cap. Advance registration is recommended but walk-ins are welcome.

Fee:   $0.00


Belgrade Community Library

106 N Broadway
Belgrade, MT 59714

Lance Craighead

Frank Lance Craighead is a field ecologist, population geneticist and GIS technician with over 20 years of experience in conservation planning. He grew up helping his father, Frank, and uncle, John, with their pioneering study of grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park in the early 1960s. He earned a master's degree at the University of Wisconsin. He completed his Ph.D. in biological sciences at Montana State University, where he studied grizzly bear genetics in the Alaskan Arctic. He is currently a research affiliate in the Department of Ecology at MSU. He is a member of the IUCN World Committee on Protected Areas, the Society for Conservation Biology, and the Society for Conservation GIS. He has been the executive director of the Craighead Institute since 1994, where he coordinates research, outreach and communications, and fundraising and development.


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