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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 10
    Species Spotlight Paintbrush Posted on June 28 2007 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc 1 Comment The bright red orange and scarlet blooms of the scarlet paintbrush Castilleja mineata also called great red paintbrush giant red paintbrush and Indian paintbrush are a common sight in the grasslands of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument from about May through September Continue Reading Posted in Species Spotlight 1 Comment Species Spotlight Palaeovespa florissantia Posted on June 19 2007 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc 4 Comments Palaeovespa florissantia one of the most iconic Florissant fossils was a paper wasp related to living yellowjackets and hornets Palaeovespa was described in 1906 by University of Colorado professor T D A Cockerell learn more a naturalist with wide ranging interests A stylized image of Palaeovespa decorates the sign at the entrance of the Visitor Center parking lot and Palaeovespa is also part of the Friends logo Continue Reading Posted in Paleontology Species Spotlight 4 Comments Species Spotlight Mountain Bluebird Posted on June 12 2007 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc 1 Comment At this time of year you may hear the loud cheeping of baby mountain bluebirds Sialia currucoides from a nest near the administration building or catch sight of the bright blue plumage of the male This is a great time of the year to observe mountain bluebirds as the adults are extremely active hunting insects to feed their constantly hungry young Keep your eyes open for that flash of blue around the Visitor Center and on the trails Continue Reading Posted in Species Spotlight 1 Comment Post navigation 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

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  • Events for August 2015 | The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds
    Species Spotlight News Find Events Event Views Navigation View As List Month Events In Events for August 2015 FLFO Event Calendar Month Navigation July September Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Fee Free Day NPS 99th Birthday 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 FLFO Welcomes 4th Graders 2 3 4 5 6 Calendar Month Navigation July September 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 Rocky Mountain Nature Association University of

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  • The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds, Inc. | The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds | Page 10
    participants to see active and unusually in depth scientific research as well as the chance to see a shy and unusual species up close Continue Reading Posted in Species Spotlight 4 Comments Species Spotlight Paintbrush Posted on June 28 2007 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc 1 Comment The bright red orange and scarlet blooms of the scarlet paintbrush Castilleja mineata also called great red paintbrush giant red paintbrush and Indian paintbrush are a common sight in the grasslands of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument from about May through September Continue Reading Posted in Species Spotlight 1 Comment Species Spotlight Palaeovespa florissantia Posted on June 19 2007 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc 4 Comments Palaeovespa florissantia one of the most iconic Florissant fossils was a paper wasp related to living yellowjackets and hornets Palaeovespa was described in 1906 by University of Colorado professor T D A Cockerell learn more a naturalist with wide ranging interests A stylized image of Palaeovespa decorates the sign at the entrance of the Visitor Center parking lot and Palaeovespa is also part of the Friends logo Continue Reading Posted in Paleontology Species Spotlight 4 Comments Species Spotlight Mountain Bluebird Posted on June 12 2007 by The Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds Inc 1 Comment At this time of year you may hear the loud cheeping of baby mountain bluebirds Sialia currucoides from a nest near the administration building or catch sight of the bright blue plumage of the male This is a great time of the year to observe mountain bluebirds as the adults are extremely active hunting insects to feed their constantly hungry young Keep your eyes open for that flash of blue around the Visitor Center and on the trails Continue Reading Posted in Species

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