View of the Reno Sparks night skyline from Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
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Renowned Bigfoot expert Dr. Jeff Meldrum visits May Museum Mar. 23-24.

Reno, Nevada. March 15, 2013. Bigfoot sightings have been reported in almost every state, including Nevada – but does the legendary creature really exist? Take a look at the latest scientific evidence and decide for yourself when noted Bigfoot expert Dr. Jeff Meldrum visits the Wilbur D. May Museum!

On Saturday, March 23 Dr. Meldrum will give a detailed presentation on his Bigfoot research as part of the Museum’s Conversing with Creatures lecture series. The event includes a Q&A, as well as a sale and signing of Dr. Meldrum’s book Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science. Dr. Meldrum returns Sunday, March 24 for a short talk and demonstration on footprint casting techniques.

Dr. Meldrum teaches anthropology and anatomy at Idaho State University. He has conducted extensive Bigfoot research throughout the Pacific Northwest, as well as Canada, China, and Russia. He has appeared on NPR, the Today Show, National Geographic, the Discovery Channel, the History Channel, SyFy Channel, Animal Planet, and many more.

What: Appearances by Dr. Jeff Meldrum

Lecture – Saturday, March 23, 4:00 pm
- Footprint Casting Demonstration – Sunday, March 24, Noon

Where: Wilbur D. May Museum, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1595 N. Sierra Street, Reno

Cost: $5.00 for lecture or $20.00 for series pass / Footprint casting demo is free with exhibit admission

Contact: (775) 785-5961 or

The Conversing with Creatures lecture series is geared toward adults. It continues through June 2 with experts and scholars from around the West on dinosaurs, sea monsters, and more. A full schedule can be found on our website.

Located within Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, the Wilbur D. May Center is managed by the Washoe County Community Services Department and continues to receive generous support from the Wilbur May Foundation.