Reception: Mule Deer Migration Exhibition

Wyoming Migration Initiative

Understanding and Conserving Ungulate Migration

A public reception to celebrate Wyoming's unique ungulate migrations, particularly that of the mule deer from the Red Desert in southwestern Wyoming to the Hoback Mountains in northwestern Wyoming, will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 5:00 pm in the UW Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center lobby. 

The photo exhibit will be on display in the UW Berry Center lobby from April 4-25 - free and open to the public.



The program will consist of UW researchers discussing the latest migration research as well as a presentation of National Geographic Photographer Joe Riis' exhibit of the longest mule deer migration in the Lower 48.

5:00 pm - Exhibit Preview, with beer, wine and hors d'oevres

6:00 pm - Presentations

  • Dr. Matthew Kauffman - The Wyoming Migration Initiative
  • Dr. Hall Sawyer - Assessing the Red Desert to Hoback migration
  • Joe Riis - Photographing the intimate journeys of migrating mule deer

7:00 - 9:00 pm - Exhibit Viewing and reception, with beer, wine and hors d'oevres



Photo by Joe Riis

Sponsored by:

Wyoming Migration Initiative          UW Biodiversity Institute          UW Zoology & Physiology