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  • Summer Seminars of 2014 | The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds
    from around the nation were conducted with record breaking attendance Photo Robyn Proper Proving once again that the early bird gets the worm several of the seminars were sold out well in advance of the actual seminar date Students hiked into an archeological dig site to gain first hand knowledge of our Native American past in South Park while others walked portions of the Hayman Burn Scar to learn about the tree and plant survival and rejuvenation after the burn photo Robyn Proper Making nature drawings and journaling were extremely popular as was star and planet gazing A sold out crowd enjoyed touring the Guffey volcanic caldron and studying our local land formations Another sold out seminar gathered to learn about and visit flammulated owls in their natural habitat Capping the seminar season the School in the Woods hosted our seminar where participants learned the School s unique methods of incorporating science and nature into their daily activities Photo Robyn Proper The Friend s Board of Directors would like to thank the many individuals who made this Seminar Season so successful From the Friend s Seminar Committee led by Sally McCracken to the many presenters and especially the media who helped publicize the events Our 2015 Committee is already formed and planning an even more exciting slate for 2015 Watch our website www fossilbeds org for announcements as plans firm up And remember to sign up early This entry was posted in Activities by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Bookmark the permalink Join Us or Donate to Support the Friends Join the Friends of the Florissant Fossilbeds renew your existing membership or donate to support the Friends activities Click here for more information Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest The Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest in Sexi Peru preserves a

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  • Great Backyard Bird Count | The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds
    and friends of the Friends of the Fossil Beds gathered at the Florissant Fossil Beds NM to participate in the international Great Backyard Bird Count It is held every year in February for 4 days Well over 100 countries participate each year It is sponsored by Cornell Ornithology Lab and Audubon It was a chilly windy morning but all who participated at the Monument had a great time The 2 1 2 hour count yielded 9 species and 33 individual birds including a golden eagle Please mark your calendars to join us next year for this Friends Annual event Saturday February 14 2015 Photo Wayne Johnston This entry was posted in Activities by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Bookmark the permalink Join Us or Donate to Support the Friends Join the Friends of the Florissant Fossilbeds renew your existing membership or donate to support the Friends activities Click here for more information Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest The Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest in Sexi Peru preserves a diverse assemblage of 39 million year old woods and leaves from the middle Eocene period Visit the website here National Park Service Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Florissant Fossil Beds Webcam

    Original URL path: http://www.fossilbeds.org/2014/03/21/great-backyard-bird-count-2/ (2016-02-10)
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  • Activities | The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds | Page 5
    Reading Posted in Activities A Good Time Had by All Posted on August 5 2013 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Friends Board members recently hosted a delegation from Peru and staff members of the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument to dinner at a local restaurant in Woodland Park Visiting were Continue Reading Posted in Activities Partnerships Your Friends Group supports Many Park Programs Posted on June 22 2013 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Leave a reply Below are some of the many programs that the Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds help support at Florissant Fossil Beds NM with your membership and contributions We are constantly Continue Reading Posted in Activities Leave a reply Moving Day Posted on January 15 2013 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc 1 Comment On Tuesday December 18 2012 the Florissant Fossil Beds NM staff volunteers and Friends members helped to move everything from the temporary VC to the new building New Friends President Continue Reading Posted in Activities 1 Comment New Old Wagon Delivered on 12 12 12 Posted on December 23 2012 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Leave a reply A restored Freight wagon was located by Rick Wilson Chief Ranger Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument It is very similar to the Hornbek freight wagon in need of wheels at Continue Reading Posted in Activities Leave a reply Post navigation Older posts Newer posts Join Us or Donate to Support the Friends Join the Friends of the Florissant Fossilbeds renew your existing membership or donate to support the Friends activities Click here for more information Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest The Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest in Sexi Peru preserves a diverse assemblage of 39 million year old woods and

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  • The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds, Inc. | The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds | Page 5
    Inc Valentine s Day 2015 was an amazing day at the Florissant Fossil Beds Over 800 visitors came to the Monument and participated in a variety of activities From counting birds to Continue Reading Posted in Activities Ranger Guided Hikes and Astronomy Programs Posted on January 9 2015 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Join Us in the New Year for Ranger Guided Hikes and Astronomy Programs at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Is getting more exercise and or spending more time outdoors on your Continue Reading Posted in Activities Florissant Fossil Beds to Host Holiday Open House Saturday Dec 13 Posted on December 3 2014 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument will host a holiday open house at the visitor center on Saturday December 13th from 9 a m to 5 p m The Friends of the Florissant Continue Reading Posted in Activities Florissant Fossil Beds Seeks Public Input on Potential Fee Increase Posted on December 2 2014 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Florissant CO Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument is proposing a change in their current entrance fees and requests input from the local community As authorized by the National Park Service the Continue Reading Posted in Activities Use your Amazon purchases to help the Friends Posted on December 2 2014 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Online purchases made through AmazonSmile can benefit the Friends of the Fossil Beds Amazon gives a portion of qualifying purchases made through the following site to the Friends This contribution Continue Reading Posted in Uncategorized Post navigation Older posts Newer posts Join Us or Donate to Support the Friends Join the Friends of the Florissant Fossilbeds renew your existing membership or donate to

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  • Use your Amazon purchases to help the Friends | The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds
    Use your Amazon purchases to help the Friends Posted on December 2 2014 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Online purchases made through AmazonSmile can benefit the Friends of the Fossil Beds Amazon gives a portion of qualifying purchases made through the following site to the Friends This contribution is not just limited to the holidays Considering making all of your future Amazon purchases through this site to benefit the Friends http smile amazon com ch 84 1114146 This entry was posted in Uncategorized by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Bookmark the permalink Join Us or Donate to Support the Friends Join the Friends of the Florissant Fossilbeds renew your existing membership or donate to support the Friends activities Click here for more information Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest The Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest in Sexi Peru preserves a diverse assemblage of 39 million year old woods and leaves from the middle Eocene period Visit the website here National Park Service Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Florissant Fossil Beds Webcam Harper s Ferry Center Partners Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education Colorado College Lake George Gem Mineral Club National Scenic Byways Program Pikes Peak Historical Society

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  • Blog | The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds | A nonprofit Friends of the Park group supporting Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument | Page 6
    between convenient location Continue Reading Posted in Uncategorized Herb Meyer wins 2014 Regional Director s Award Posted on September 28 2014 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Congratulations to Herb Meyer on being awarded the 2014 Regional Director s Award for Professional Excellence in Natural Resource Stewardship The award acknowledges his exemplary commitment to the protection of natural Continue Reading Posted in Activities Summer Seminars of 2014 Posted on September 25 2014 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc Almost 100 Friends and visitors shared new experiences and learning at the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument during the Friend s 2014 Summer Seminar season Ten seminars led by popular local Continue Reading Posted in Activities Tourism to Florissant Fossil Beds creates 3 3 million in Economic Benefit to Local Economy Posted on April 8 2014 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc A New National Park Service NPS report shows that 62 637 visitors to Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in 2012 spent 3 37 million in communities near the park That spending supported Continue Reading Posted in News Great Backyard Bird Count Posted on March 21 2014 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc On Saturday February 15 2014 12 members and friends of the Friends of the Fossil Beds gathered at the Florissant Fossil Beds NM to participate in the international Great Backyard Continue Reading Posted in Activities Post navigation Older posts Newer posts Join Us or Donate to Support the Friends Join the Friends of the Florissant Fossilbeds renew your existing membership or donate to support the Friends activities Click here for more information Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest The Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest in Sexi Peru preserves a diverse assemblage of 39 million year old woods and leaves

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  • Events for September 2015 | The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds
    Navigation View As List Month Events In Events for September 2015 Calendar Month Navigation August October Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 31 1 FLFO Welcomes 4th Graders 2 3 4 5 Night Sky Program The Milky Way 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Aspen Leaf Hike for fourth graders family 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Fee Free Day National Public Lands Day 27 Night Sky Program Total Eclipse of the SuperMoon 28 29 30 1 2 3 4 Calendar Month Navigation August October Export Month s Events Join Us or Donate to Support the Friends Join the Friends of the Florissant Fossilbeds renew your existing membership or donate to support the Friends activities Click here for more information Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest The Piedra Chamana Petrified Forest in Sexi Peru preserves a diverse assemblage of 39 million year old woods and leaves from the middle Eocene period Visit the website here National Park Service Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Florissant Fossil Beds Webcam Harper s Ferry Center Partners Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education Colorado College Lake George Gem Mineral Club National Scenic Byways Program Pikes Peak Historical Society

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  • Upcoming Events | Friends Annual Business Meeting | The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds
    will recap the last year and discuss the way forward Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Superintendent Michelle Wheatley will highlight the monument s accomplishments and how the Friends can help during the upcoming year The formal meeting will end with election of new Board of Directors If you ve ever wanted to be involved in the governance of a charitable organization now is the time The Friends are looking to fill several vacancies on the board with enthusiastic volunteers who are not afraid to roll up their sleeves and pitch in Upon completion of the formal meeting Monument Paleontologist Dr Herb Meyer and Trail Coordinator John Schwalbe will lead interested participants on a 45 minute geologic trail walk that will be highlighted by the new interpretive way station signage The event will culminate in a potluck lunch starting at 11 30 Continue your day by driving to the Lake George Charter School and attending the annual Pikes Peak Historical Society fundraiser auction Doors open at noon for preview and the auction begins at 2 00 pm There will be many gift certificates and miscellaneous items and a snack lunch available for purchase Payment for items may be made by cash check or credit card The proceeds are critical to supporting the PPHS s museum in Florissant paying for utilities and the mortgage Bid early bid often You do not have to be a member of either organization to participate but non members are encouraged to hit a home run by joining on the spot Google Calendar iCal Export Details Date October 17 2015 Time 9 30 am 12 30 pm Event Category FLFO Event Organizer Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Website http www fossilbeds org Venue Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument CO United States

    Original URL path: http://www.fossilbeds.org/event/friends-annual-business-meeting/ (2016-02-10)
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