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'Fireside Ranger Talks' presented at Curt Gowdy State Park

Posted: Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Contact: Dennis Cease, 307-632-7946

A series of diverse, interesting and educational talks will be presented at Curt Gowdy State Park during the summer months. This series titled “Fireside Ranger Talks” begins this month and is offered for the first time at the park.

The first of six “Fireside Ranger Talks” features Paul “Walking Stick” Taylor at the Sherman Hills Shelter from 8 to 9 p.m., June 15.

Taylor, an Australian storyteller, didjeridoo player and traveller, comes to the U.S. from Adelaide, South Australia. Taylor’s program includes stories and music from his homeland. Since coming to Wyoming, Taylor has become an extremely popular performance artist.

Other scheduled “Fireside Ranger Talks are:

June 29 – Daron Little at Camp Russell Shelter (original contemporary cowboy music)

July 20 – Davin Bagdonas at Sherman Hills Shelter (Geology and rock qualities that create a natural playground)

July 27 – Dennis Salville, High Plains Audubon Society at Camp Russell Shelter (wildlife and birdwatching secrets)

August 10 – Mabel Jones, Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails at Sherman Hill Shelter (plant fun, folklore and facts)

August 24 – Cathy Ord and her Special Service Dogs at Camp Russell Shelter (service dog demonstration)

For more information about the Curt Gowdy Fireside Ranger Talks, please contact Dennis Cease at 307-632-7946.