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May 30 2023


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dr. Temple Grandin at Historic Star Hall

Moab Museum invites everyone to join us at 6pm, Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at Historic Star Hall as we welcome, Dr. Temple Grandin to present Great Minds Are Not All The Same.

The third week of May annually brings recognition to critical and endangered heritage breeds in order "to protect endangered livestock and poultry breeds from extinction." In celebration of the Livestock Conservancy’s International Heritage Breeds Week, Moab Museum has spent time this month highlighting Heritage Breeds important to early agriculture in Southeastern Utah. Dr. Grandin’s visit will cap off this recognition of Heritage Breeds as she highlights the importance of Heritage Breeds and small farm operators. Tickets for this event are $45/non-members and $25/members.

About the Presenter: Dr. Temple Grandin is a Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University.  Facilities she has designed for handling livestock are used by many companies around the world.  She has also been instrumental in implementing animal welfare auditing programs that are used by McDonalds, Wendy’s, Whole Foods, and other corporations. Temple has appeared on numerous TV shows such as 20/20 and Prime Time.  Her books include: Thinking in Pictures, Livestock Handling and Transport and The Autistic Brain. Her books Animals in Translation and Visual Thinking have been on the New York Times Bestseller List. Temple was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in September 2017 and in 2022 was named a Colorado State University Distinguished Professor.


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