- from The West
A Wyoming ecologist may wear many layers of clothing to prepare for any kind of weather. Instead of driving to an office building, she’ll be outdoors all day.
She’s one of many scientists working in Yellowstone National Park. Today, you’ll tag along to study the natural ecosystem in these protected lands. Because there are very few cities in Wyoming, wild animals and plants thrive here. What kinds of things do you think you’ll see, hear, smell, and feel?
The mountain states of the West include Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. Scientists like working in these states because of the many natural areas. Let’s explore what makes them unique.