Join Rebecca Hunt-Foster, renowned paleontologist at Dinosaur National Monument, as she discusses the lesser known dinosaur discoveries of the park.
Join CCA and the Colorado National Monument Association for a unique plein-air painting experience at this year’s Monuments and Canyons Plein-Air Invitational!
Artists will travel 25 miles through Ruby and Horsethief Canyons. Marvel at the area’s serenity, while meandering through dramatic canyons cut deep in the heart of the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area. Immerse yourself in beauty as ever-changing light illuminates golden cottonwood galleries and glowing red sandstone walls. Allow CCA’s expert guides to share their deep knowledge of the diverse desert landscape and human history of the area, all while enjoying delicious, freshly prepared meals, a comfortable campsite, and unhindered night skies.
The 2019 Colorado National Monument Plein-Air Invitational will soon be getting a new name! This year, the Colorado National Monument Association has graciously partnered with CCA to expand the area which participating artists will be able to explore and paint. Now artists will be able to paint in multiple locations including Dominguez-Escalante Canyons, McInnis Canyons and Rabbit Valley in addition to the Colorado National Monument!
Join Stephanie Lukowski, Curator of Education for the Museums of Western Colorado, as she tells the tale of what Western Colorado was like during the Ice Age!
Join CCA board and staff for a going away happy hour at Carlson Vineyards Downtown Tasting Room on Weds. Sept. 18th from 4:30-7pm to toast (and roast) our departing Executive Director, Joe Neuhof!
For questions about this happy hour contact Killian Rush via firstname.lastname@example.org or (970)263-7902.
Join renowned geologist David Noe to learn about how geologists visualize the rocks under our feet.
Join Josh on a journey back to the Jurassic and explore ancient desert lakes.
Come learn about the life after death of Colorado’s dinosaur bones.
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT
Jonathan Thompson is the author of River of Lost Souls, which tells the story behind the 2015 Gold King Mine disaster that turned the Animas River in southwestern Colorado orange with sludge.
Learn about the formation of the Uncompaghre Plateau from BLM geologist Eric Eckberg.
Learn about the rise of the Age of Dinosaurs from CCA Education Director and paleontologist Rob Gay.
Come join CCA and REI as we talk about the many great places you can go hiking with your dogs in the NCAs, along with dog hiking ettiquite, tips, and tricks. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited!
Sign up for this fun class through the REI website here.