The History of Escalante Canyon
CCA and The Ute Indian Museum are proud to present Chris Miller of the Interpretative Association of Western Colorado at The Ute Indian Museum. Join us for an exciting look into the ranching history of Escalante Canyon. Chris will be talking about the Musser Family who was the first family to ranch and settle in Escalante canyon. This lecture is free and open to the public but donations will be greatly appreciated. The lecture will start at 6:30 P.M. on Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 at The Ute Indian Museum in Montrose.
Paleontology of our National Conservation Areas
CCA will be hosting Julia McHugh, Museum of Western Colorado's Curator of Paleontology. Join us on an intriguing look into the paleontology of all three of our local National Conservation Areas. Learn about the dinosaur track sites found in Gunnison Gorge NCA as well as other exciting facts and finds found in our other National Conservation Areas. The lecture is free and open to the public but donations will be greatly appreciated. The lecture will start at 6:30 P.M. on Tuesday, February 17th at Bill Heddels Recreation Center in Delta
Cultural History of Gunnison Gorge NCA
CCA Winter Lecture Series is proud to present Glade Hadden, BLM Archeologist, with a talk on the historical resources and stories from Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area. Learn about early peoples and recent history in the NCA as well as unique places like Howell Village, a historic uranium mining settlement at the bottom of the Ute Trail. This is a free event for the public on Thursday, February 24th from 6:30-7:30PM at the Whitman Educational Building in Grand Junction.