National Fossil Day!
*please note: This post and some of the details have been updated
Join us in celebrating
the first ever National Fossil Day!
October 13th, 2010
National Fossil Day is a celebration organized to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational value.
The Museum of Western Colorado, in partnership with Colorado National Monument, is excited to offer fun activities both at Dinosaur Journey and at Colorado National Monument on October 13th, 2010.
These fun events and activities will be held at Dinosaur Journey from 2:30-4pm.
- Fossil identification table – bring your own fossil you have found or come take a look at ours!
- Make a fossil cast
- Activity tables on geology/rocks, fossil preservation, geologic time, and our Colorado State Fossil and the Fruita City Fossil
For more information please visit the National Fossil Day website or contact Dinosaur Journey Museum paleontologist ReBecca Hunt at 970-858-7282