Earth Day Art Contest

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT

Our annual Earth Day Art Contest has started! Submit art of your favorite Yellowstone Ecosystem animal by Earth Day weekend, April 23rd. Include a way to help wildlife, your name, and contact information for a chance to win! Voting will take place in the Education Building throughout April and May. Winners will be announced May […]

Sanctuary Reopens for Spring & Summer Hours

Spring and summer are a great time to enjoy the Sanctuary and watch the animals at play in the warm sun! It’s also a great time for Tours and Animal Encounters. During this time of year, we recommend coming in the morning when the animals are most active! Please note the Sanctuary will be delaying […]

Earth Day Speaker Series

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT

Come participate in our Earth Day Speaker Series as local organizations and scientists share the latest wildlife research and conservation efforts in our area and ways to get involved. Speakers include: Marian Kirst - Montana Moth Project Nora Goldhammer: Pollinators: How supporting pollinator with native plants can have a positive impact on the overall pollinator […]

Earth Day Block Party

Lions Park 300-398 Villard Ave N, Red Lodge

Each year we celebrate Earth Day with several other organizations in Red Lodge. You can volunteer at a Parks Clean Up in the morning, then head over for fun and education with several local organizations in the afternoon.

World Migratory Bird Day

ZooMontana 2100 Shiloh Rd, Billings, MT

Join us in celebrating World Migratory Bird Day at ZooMontana! The ZooMontana Education team/volunteers will lead a bird walk, local bird/conservation organizations are invited to table, and multiple educational activities will be happening throughout the day.

Bear Awareness Day

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT

Come learn more about bears! Activities include crafts for kids, special keeper chats about bears, and a learning station where you can find out more about bear conservation and research, and what to do if you see a bear. We will set up a sample campsite in the bear enclosure to teach you how to […]

Wild of Wonder Dinner

Black Canyon Bistro 116 Broadway Ave S, Red Lodge, Montanta

Join the Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary at the Black Canyon Bistro for the premiere gala and fundraiser for the sanctuary. The Eder family of Red Lodge will be honored for their generous financial and volunteer support to the Sanctuary over many years. It will be an evening you won't forget. Wild Encounter - $140 per guest […]

Paint and Sip

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT

Paint some animals and sip some wine!

Fun Run in Red Lodge

Red Lodge Red Lodge, MT

The Fun Run has raised millions of dollars for Red Lodge area nonprofits. The Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary is always involved, and often has staff and board members working as race coordinators and volunteers in addition to the educational booth we always set up.

Raccoon Day

Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary 615 2nd St East, Red Lodge, MT

It’s the best day of the year! It’s a day to celebrate and learn more about raccoons and appreciate a number of species that are widely considered “pests”. Join us at the Sanctuary for special raccoon-themed activities, limited edition t-shirts, special raccoon feeding and enrichment, and to celebrate this often underrated species! Meeka and Cooper […]

Red Lodge Christmas Stroll

Downtown Red Lodge Red Lodge, MT

If you’ve never been here for Red Lodge’s annual Christmas Stroll, your holiday season is missing some of its magic. For two evenings, downtown shops open their doors late with goodies and treats, while the entire town turns out for the kind of holiday cheer and goodwill that keeps the hearth fires burning ‘til spring.