Songs for Junior Ranger Album
Take a musical journey to our national parks. "Songs for Junior Rangers" has 20 songs that will transport you to the middle of a redwood forest or to meet the famous Tuskegee Airmen of World War II.
Along this journey you will enjoy all kinds of music from hip hop to reggae to blues and even a sea shanty.
Park Rangers that Rock
Did you know that Park Rangers rock!!! There is even a national park area set aside just for music called New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park. The album was produced by the National Park Service and involved many musician rangers.
Who Helped Make the Album
Kids, celebrity musicians, and a lot of musicians from the New Orleans area helped make the album. The National Park Foundation, Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds, and Colorado Outdoor Education Center helped fund the album. Eastern National is helping distribute the album.
Junior Ranger Music Tour
July 3, 4 10:30 Mount Rushmore, the Grandview Plaza
August 25 1:00 PM Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, amphitheater
Where Can I Find the Music:
Did You Know?
Although there are few known palm fronds from Florissant fossil beds, microscopic palm pollen has also been discovered. Palms are indicators of climate and suggest that the Eocene mean annual temperature was no less than 50°F.