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40th Anniversary of Rediscovery: Looking Forward

40th Anniversary of Rediscovery: Looking Forward By Amy Phillips with guests Ryan Phelan, Revive & Restore and Shawn Walker, ViaGen Pets and Equine In 1981 the black-footed ferret was rediscovered on the banks of the Greybull River here in Meeteetse, Wyoming. Shortly after rediscovery, the ferret population was struggling due to canine distemper and sylvatic […]

Colorizing Photographs: Insight into the New Member’s Benefit

Colorizing Photographs: Insight into the New Member’s Benefit By Amy Phillips, Director of Education and Programs The Meeteetse Museums VIP members can now send scans of their personal black and white photographs to Museum staff to be colorized, but how does that process work? The History Colorization of black and white photographs and films was […]

The Bison Project: Radiocarbon Dating and Stable Isotope Analysis

The Bison Project: Radiocarbon Dating and Stable Isotope Analysis By Amy Phillips, Dr. Ken Cannon, and Dr. Larry Todd Since our last update (https://meeteetsemuseums.org/bison-of-the-bighorn-basin-project-an-update/), the Bison Project received a grant from the Fund for Wyoming Archaeology of the George C. Frison Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology. The funds will go toward radiocarbon dating and conducting […]

Bison of the Bighorn Basin Project: An Update

Bison of the Bighorn Basin Project: An Update By Amy Phillips Bison are iconic figures here in the West. Not only are bison the national mammal of the United States, they also have a rich history. To uncover some of that history, the Meeteetse Museums embarked on the “Bison of the Bighorn Basin” project in […]

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