february, 2020

13feb6:30 pm8:00 pmRe-Bisoning the WestSwaner Preserve


Event Details

Restoring an American Icon to the Landscape

Trace the journey of the American Bison with Kurt Repanshek, award-winning journalist and author of Re-Bisoning The West, Restoring an American Icon to the Landscape. Explore a forward-thinking approach to returning bison to the West and improving the health of ecosystems.

Kurt Repanshek is an award-winning journalist well versed in public lands, wildlife, recreation, environmental, and development issues. He has a diverse journalistic background, having written about the rich biodiversity that lies within Great Smoky Mountains National Park and launched National Parks Traveler, the world’s top-rated editorially independent website dedicated to daily news and feature coverage of national parks and protected areas.

Be sure to register to ensure your spot and stop into the Swaner Gift shop to get a copy of the book.


(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Swaner Preserve

1258 Center Dr, Park City


Swaner Preserve and EcoCenterThe Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter is a 1,200 acre nature Preserve and a 10,000 square foot LEED Platinum building with interactive exhibits about the surrounding environment. We offer weekly nature tours, wildlife viewing opportunities, summer camps, environmental education for children and adults, evening lecture series, a gift shop with local and ecofriendly art. Visit the EcoCenter to learn more about our wetland ecosystem and the 10 miles of trails to explore!435-649-1767 swanerecocenter@usu.edu


Kurt Repanshek