EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a review of author Robert Keiter’s book “To Conserve Unimpaired: Evolution of a National Park Idea.” It takes a wide look at the National Park Service’s beginnings and the changes in the mindset within the organization from its inception to the present day. For example, if the NPS had its way, […]
DINOSAUR I Sometimes getting help can be the stimulus to pay it forward down the line. That’s what happened to Dinosaur resident Valerie Page, who left Rapid City, S.D, in February with 17-year-old daughter Makayla to come to Colorado. The circumstances of their move forced them to arrive in Dinosaur with almost nothing.
DINOSAUR I To drivers in a hurry to consume the arid
DINOSAUR | Dinosaur National Monument is excited about the kick-off of its summer’s night sky program. From now through August and into September, the sky-gazing and informational program will be held every Wednesday and Saturday, beginning at 9:45 p.m. at the south end of Split Mountain Campground in the national monument.
DINOSAUR I Superintendent Mary Risser of Dinosaur National Monument announced Friday that the two backcountry campsites at Ely Creek, located along the Jones Hole Trail, are closed until further notice due to black bear activity in the area.
DINOSAUR | Joseph and Darcy Flores of Dinosaur are this week’s “home of” honorees.
DINOSAUR I An aggressive black bear that was conditioned to human foods and habituated to people was shot and killed by Dinosaur National Monument staff in the park’s Gates of Lodore campground on Sunday, May 27.
DINOSAUR | This week’s “home of” honorees are Jerry and Kim Stewart of Dinosaur.
DINOSAUR I “Since the opening of the new Quarry Visitor Center and Quarry Exhibit Hall in October, Dinosaur National Monument has experienced an increase in park visitation over 2010’s numbers,” announced Superintendent Mary Risser.