Monthly Archives: October 2016

Innovation implemented for Fossil Rim recycling

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center has long centered on conservation, but sustainability will become a primary theme as well, if Conservation Education Intern Caitlin Pyle has anything to say about it. Stationed at Fossil Rim from July to November, Pyle worked in conjunction with Director of Education Tessa Chenoa Ownbey and Support Services Co-Manager Louis Pienaar […]

Spooktacular promises delights and frights

Presented by the Children’s Animal Center (CAC), the Fifth Annual Spooktacular Halloween Extravaganza is going to raise the bar once again, if Animal Care Specialist Amber Wiedeman has anything to say about it. “This was my first project after I started here as CAC Supervisor,” she said. “It’s nice to see the same faces attending […]

Boy Scouts shine with Fossil Rim service project

The Fossil Rim Wildlife Center education department was already in the midst of a project to refurbish 52 bunk beds from its Wolf Ridge Cabins, but Boy Scout Troop 301 based in Weatherford recently visited to be difference-makers in that respect. “The bunk bed project started back in late August with me and our conservation […]

Eyres details historic species reintroduction

Traveling abroad numerous times in recent years to help lay the foundation for an extinct-in-the-wild species to reemerge, Adam Eyres saw all the preparation culminate on a memorable summer morning in Chad, Africa. Fossil Rim Wildlife Center’s hoofstock curator, Eyres helped facilitate the release of 23 scimitar-horned oryx Aug. 14 to begin what is a […]