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August 30, 2017

The public is invited to attend a free, family-friendly open house at a local U.S. Geological Survey center for ecology research on Saturday, September 16.  

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center scientists and learn about research conducted at the Jamestown, North Dakota, facility. Wildlife-oriented activities will be available for children, and refreshments, including cookies and lemonade, will be provided.

The USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center has been a member of the Jamestown community since its founding in 1965, and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015 with an informational open house.

“Our science center enjoys the opportunity to show members of the community what we do, and we hope to make this a regular event,” said Dave Mushet, a USGS biologist at the center.


WHAT:   The Jamestown community is invited to an engaging and educational family event at the USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, a renowned wildlife and ecology science facility. The event is free and open to the public.

WHO:       USGS scientists will answer questions and discuss their latest research on wildlife, biology and ecology, focusing especially on North Dakota and surrounding regions.

WHEN:     Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 2-5 p.m.

WHERE:   8711 37th St. Southeast, Jamestown, North Dakota (map). Take the Bloom exit (exit 262) off of I-94 and head one mile south, just east of Jamestown.

DETAILS:  For questions related to the event, please contact Dave Mushet at 701-253-5558 or

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