Sep
30
to Oct 6

Plein Air Invitational

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!

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Dec
12
7:30 PM19:30

Lecture - Paleontology of Colorado's National Conservation Areas

Paleontology of Colorado’s National Conservation Areas

Paleontologists work on an excavation in National Conservation Lands.

Paleontologists work on an excavation in National Conservation Lands.

Come join CCA’s paleontologist, Rob Gay, as he discusses the ins and outs of Colorado’s paleontological past. From 220 million year old dinosaur tracks, to killer marine reptiles, to some of the largest animals ever to walk the surface of the Earth, our local public lands have it all! Journey back in time with Rob as he talks about some of the well known fossil discoveries from our area, as well as lesser known gems!

This talk is free and open to the public.

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Oct
13
8:30 AM08:30

"Hike into History" - Bridgeport/Big Dominguez Hike

Journey Through a Historic Red Rock Canyon

Views in Dominguez Canyon stretch for miles and inspire awe

Views in Dominguez Canyon stretch for miles and inspire awe

Join CCA as we hike from Bridgeport up the beautiful and historic Big Dominguez Canyon in Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area. Participants will meet at the Bridgeport trailhead, then follow our guide across the bridge, along the river, and up the canyon. Along the way we will stop and check out railroad artifacts, historic farming remains, dams, amazing geology, and ancient Native American petroglyphs. The trees should be changing color, so don't forget to bring your cameras as well as your snacks. Come join us on this hike into history!

DETAILS

  • FREE for CCA members!

  • $15/person for non-members

  • We will be meeting at the Bridgeport Trailhead

  • Bring sturdy shoes, snacks, a lunch, and plenty of curiousity

  • Trip is limited to 11 participants

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