POWELL - Powell Valley Community Education has unveiled its lineup of free public programs for the spring semester presented by local experts and enthusiasts.
In February the following programs are available: "Wildflowers of Northwest Wyoming" with Earl Jensen, "Genealogy's Role in Understanding the Smith Mine Disaster" with Jeff McNeish, "Birds of Prey" with the new director of the Beartooth Nature Center, Jeff Ewelt, and "Alive at 25," a Wyoming Highway Patrol driver awareness classroom experience for younger drivers taught by WHP Troopers.
The public is asked to make note that the free program "Yellowstone National Park in the 1950s" with Robert Richard has been rescheduled to be presented at an earlier date than initially planned. It will take place on Feb. 26, 7-8 p.m., in Room 70 of the NWC Fagerberg Building.
In March, the public is encouraged to attend any of the following programs: "Alternative Energy: On-grid or Off-grid" with Andy Rose and Gerald Smith, "Growing Up in Egypt" with Yasser Napil, "Jane Goodall's Wild Chimpanzees" with NWC anthropologist Greg Smith.
"Weather Spotter Training," "Prescription Drug Abuse" with Police Chief Tim Feathers and "Aviation Safety: Safe Summer Flying" will be offered in April.
Most programs will meet in the NWC Fagerberg Building's Room 70, but the public is encouraged to call ahead for notification of possible time or location adjustments prior to each program. Enquire online at www.northwestcollege.edu/pvce or call the PVCE office in Room 119 of NWC's Orendorff Building at 307-754-6469. Preregistration is appreciated but not required.